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Roland Ratzenberger
As a Formula One driver and a man, however, he more than deserved his share of the limelight. Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, three-times world champion Ayrton Senna died in the race and, in the outpouring of grief for the...
McLaren Senna supercar
Senna — the second model in McLaren’s top-tier Ultimate Series, reserved for its most potent of cars — is a serious bit of kit. Breadth of ability has sort of been McLaren’s top trump card ever since the MP4-12C, so it sounds strange to hear the company admit that...
FIA Hall of fame
Last Monday, the International Automobile Federation honored all 33 Formula One world champions with the inauguration of its Hall of Fame, in Paris, France. Ayrton Senna was represented by his nephew, Bruno Senna, who won the World Endurance Championship in the LMP2 category earlier this year. “I had the privilege...
Senna Tribute helmet
Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. donated a helmet painted by graffiti artist Shock Maravilha to the Ayrton Senna Institute, run by the Brazilian's family, who died in a 1994 accident at the San Marino Grand Prix. The helmet, painted in green and yellow and inspired by the Brazilian pilot, will...
Lewis Hamilton in Brazil
Lewis Hamilton has always had a special relationship with Brazil - it was in Sao Paulo where he won his first F1 drivers' championship in 2008 with a final corner overtake. This was renewed on Wednesday when the now four-time world champion touched down in South America ahead of this weekend's race. Hamilton was...
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton has led the tributes to mark the anniversary of the death of Formula One legend Ayrton Senna. The former Brazilian driver passed away 23 years ago on 1 May after an accident while leading the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994. The ex-Williams driver won the driver's...
Roland Ratzenberger
23 years ago today (30th April 1994), the motorsport world was rocked by the tragic death of Roland Ratzenberger during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix. Realising his dream of racing in F1, Ratzenberger was in his third event for the MTV Simtek Ford team when a front-wing failure caused...
Ayrton Senna portrait
Imola race track, the scene of the most tragic Grand Prix weekend in Formula 1 history, will open its runway to the public in honor of the 23 year anniversary of the death of the Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna. The event will be held next Monday (1st May), the date...
Ayrton Senna and his girlfriend
The Last Night is a collection of wonderful photos taken by the esteemed Grand Prix photographer Ercole Columbo, who over the course of 600 races, has provided us with a peep into the story of Ayrton Senna, from early Formula 3, to cult F1 status. The book covers the most...
Ayrton Senna relaxing
Remembering Ayrton Senna on his birthday, what made him a legend and the unfortunate accident that took him away He was considered to have a sixth sense while he was behind the wheel of his Formula One car. Aryton Senna was considered a legend by some of the greatest drivers...