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Senna Helmet 1990
Ayrton Senna's helmet that he wore in the 1990 Formula 1 season fetched a staggering €162,000 (£142,000) at auction on February 6. That's a new record for a racing helmet at auction as the previous record was held when Senna's 1991 helmet sold for £74,750 in 2012. This Rheos helmet...
Senna FF1600
Ayrton Senna's legacy remains, even almost 25 years after his death. Ralph Firman completed the restoration of the first car used by the Brazilian in a race at Brands Hatch in March 1981. The Van Diemen RF81 model will be exhibited for the first time to the public in...
Senna wheel P1 GTR
The Honda-powered McLaren MP4/4 was, until earlier this decade, the most dominant Formula 1 car in history, winning all but one Grand Prix in the 1988 season, and as a result has become an F1 icon. Both McLaren drivers that season—Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost—were some of the best...
Senna in Monaco 1989
Formula 1 world champion and one of the greatest icons of Motorsport and Brazilian sport in general Ayrton Senna, had his story selected for the book "Tales for Boys Who Dream of Changing the World", a work of "Editora Planeta" that aims to inspire children to fight for their ideas...
22-year-old Emerson Fittipaldi had arrived in the country with a goal – to impress Formula 1 team bosses and become a Grand Prix driver. It would take him just over a year to make it happen. Even flying into Gatwick Airport for the first time had been a ‘Road to...
Earlier this year I spent a day at Thruxton driving two of the most significant cars in the early career of Ayrton Senna. The resulting track tests form part of the cover story for the latest issue of Motor Sport. As a lifelong Senna fan it was something very special to...
Ken Martin Sculptor
The project is attempting to create a new memorial for Formula One legend Ayrton Senna at the Senna Chicane, at the former Adelaide Grand Prix course where Senna won his last Grand Prix race. Michael Duregon, originally of Port Augusta is behind the project and said he was a Senna...
McLaren Senna SuperCar 001
McLaren announced Friday that the first customer Senna built, Senna 001, was recently delivered to its owner, David Kyte. Kyte isn't the first owner to take delivery of a Senna, but he's the first customer to properly experience McLaren's latest hypercar, and his is the first customer-bound unit to leave the factory. Right...
Senna Fiat Tempra SafetyCar
When the three times F1 world champion Ayrton Senna won the Brazilian GP in 1993, his Home GP, it wasn’t a new thing anymore, he already won there in 1991 with an unbelievable race end. Only five laps were remaining for the end of the race and the Brazilian...
Ayrton Senna at Imola
The Santerno river rises in the hills south-west of Imola. It winds its way down for 50 kilometres until it reaches the town, which is home to over 68,000 people and to a racing circuit: the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari. In April 1994 two men who had raced at...