The Spirit of Ayrton Lives On

Ayrton Senna signs autographs
Viviane Senna has ensured that her brother´s name lives on, not just as a sporting champion but also as someone who cared about ending the social inequality which blights Brazil. In November 1994 the Ayrton Senna Foundation was founded to create opportunities and help...

The watch of Ayrton Senna

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One of the first stories written on Calibre 11 back in 2009 was an overview of the Senna TAG Heuer Limited Editions, a post that is still popular, no doubt thanks to the renewed interest in Senna’s life and career in the aftermath of...

Passion named “Senna” – Monaco 84

The day a young Brazilian grabbed Formula 1′s attention The 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, held in pouring rain, was when even the sleepiest followers of the sport woke up to just what a talent they had in their midst. Senna, starting in 13th place in the...

Moët & Chandon limited tribute to Ayrton Senna

As a tribute to Ayrton Senna – the three-time Formula One champion who made Brazil proud with his victories, moreover, with his persistence and talent . Moët & Chandon has re-created, in a special limited edition of 41 pieces, the iconic Jeroboam bottles of Moët...

Ayrton Senna on Trans World Sport

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Probably no driver in Formula 1 history dedicated himself more to his sport, gave more of himself in the unbending pursuit of success. Senna was a force of nature, a powerful combination of spectacular raw talent and sometimes terrifying determination. He had the good looks of...

Ayrton’s wish – Gran Turismo Tribute

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On May 1, 1994, Ayrton Senna - a 3 time Formula One world champion died in a tragic accident leaving his family, fans and nation to morn the loss of the world's greatest race car driver. In the wake of his passing, Ayrton's sister...

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 Donington Park in 1993. It’s been 20 years since he...

Remembering Senna’s first Formula Ford win

For highly respected Formula One photographer Keith Sutton there have been many memorable moments in a career spanning over thirty years. In fact their have been very few momentous motorsport moments that Keith hasn’t seen in that time but when he’s asked to pin...

Senna’s first Formula 1 triumph

Join us at a soaking wet Estoril, Portugal, where a young Brazilian named Ayrton Senna takes the pole and leads from start to finish in his John Player Team Lotus 97T-Renault. Peter Windsor describes the build-up to the race and – almost unnoticed amongst...

Magnificent Senna, my childhood Hero

Many petrolheads and Formula 1 enthusiasts who grew up watching the sport in the late 80s and early 90s claim Ayrton Senna as their childhood hero. Of course, the man was a Legend. I have been enjoying F1 since 1986, when I would wake...