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Ayrton Senna three-time F1 champion

John Watson on the Japanese Grand Prix 91

16.10.1991 The simmering tension surrounding the 1991 world title will reach boiling point in Japan. Ayrton Senna's failure to clinch the crown in Spain will harden his resolve to finish the job in Suzuka. He...
Ayrton Senna at Spa Francorchamps 1989

Formula 1: The Legacy of Ayrton Senna

The 1st of May this year marks the 20th anniversary of an event that rocked the world of Formula 1 – and indeed the sporting world in general – the tragic loss of Ayrton...
Ayrton Senna Formula 3 Champion

Ayrton Senna by Martin Brundle

Ayrton’s reputation preceded him – from his Formula Ford success and the way he went about his business. I’d seen him race because sometimes FF1600 had been supporting F3 and he was a hot...
Senna-collision-Suzuka-1989

Memories: 1989 Japanese Grand Prix

Suzuka was becoming the most exciting circuit in a Grand Prix season – a place where champions were decided and championships created or destroyed. 1989 was something like that. Ayrton Senna was defending his title,...
Ayrton Senna Mansion

Senna’s luxury villa goes on the market

F1 legend Ayrton Senna's luxury villa in Portugal goes on the market for €9.5million Senna invited a wealth of guests round to his self-styled pad for evenings of entertainment, while it was designed for his...
Ducati 916 Senna

The Story of Senna and Ducati

All credit for this article goes to Raffaele Fumo It is always like this when you talk about myths, and here we have two. The only thing I was sure about was that the article...

Drivers vote: Ayrton Senna the greatest ever

In 2009 Ayrton Senna has been voted the greatest Formula 1 driver of all time by a unique poll of 217 of his fellow world championship drivers conducted by AUTOSPORT magazine. Senna beat Michael Schumacher...

When Ayrton Senna drove in the desert

The Bahrein Grand Prix takes place this Sunday, in the Sakhir desert, which only started hosting Formula One races in 2004, long after Ayrton Senna’s time. The three-time F1 world champion did step into...

Ayrton Senna, a genuine man with kind heart

It’s pouring rain outside, really terrible weather. I did go out, I needed a walk just to clear my mind. In my head I could see a replay of Ayrton Senna’s famous lap in...

Review: Paul Ricard 1985

With the Grand Prix season around its half-way point everything looked to be set fair as the Formula One teams assembled at the Circuit Paul Ricard, on the arid plain above the Mediterranean seaside...