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1988 Season Review

McLaren-Honda dominated Grand Prix racing in 1988 on a scale that had not been seen since Alberto Ascari’s days with Ferrari. The team now included Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, two of the greatest...
Ayrton Senna in his Lotus in 1986

Remembering Ayrton Senna

It’s often said by people of a certain era that they remember exactly where they were when they heard that JFK had been assassinated. I missed that historic moment because I was five years...
Ayrton-Senna-Rivalry

Senna’s first bitter rivalry

Chances are you haven’t heard of Rick Morris. A career Formula Ford racer, Morris might not be a household name. But back in the early 1980s, Morris was the thorn in Ayrton Senna's side. The...
Senna in training

Ayrton Senna: Genius and Mystical

In his lifetime, Ayrton Senna was acknowledged as the greatest F1 racing driver in the world.  Gifted with immense natural skill and technical understanding, he rose to the top of the sport and became...
Ayrton Senna in 1990

Senna Again

Ayrton Senna is one of the top F1 drivers, perhaps the greatest of all time, and few will wish to deny him the 1990 World Championship; the pity is that it went out with...

Memories: Nurburgring 1984

As an Ayrton Senna fan, I recently wondered when Senna was “known” for the first time. Yes, I know he raced in karts from a young age, and moved up through the ranks of...
Ayrton Senna in Action, Monaco 1986

Ayrton Senna: From Man to Myth

The moment Ayrton Senna crashed at Imola is something I will never forget. I can still picture myself sat on the sofa watching the TV, surprise, turning to concern, turning to shock. At the time, I...
Ayrton Senna in Monte Carlo 1991

Jacques Dallaire’s interview with Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna and Dr. Dallaire worked together over a span of several years during the Formula One triple-world champion’s illustrious career. This interview was conducted in the Human Performance International (HPI) Laboratory on Isle...
Ayrton Senna at Imola

Williams official claimed: “Senna made mistake”

Wednesday 4 May 1994 Formula 1 faced up to the possibility last night that Ayrton Senna may have been to blame for the crash which cost him his life in the San Marino Grand Prix. As...
Ayrton Senna in Mexico 1986

For the love of the Brazil

When Mateus goes to bed he settles down on the kitchen floor beside the cooker. There are seven people living in two rooms. It is hot and there is no ventilation apart from windows...