Ayrton Senna in Australia 1985

The Magic: Ayrton Senna

I don’t remember the day men landed on the moon, but I remember the day when I watched Ayrton Senna’s crash on television. I first met Ayrton in 1979, when I was working in...
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...
British Grand Prix 1989

To be like Ayrton Senna

It has a deeper meaning than similar driving ability or comparable speed. It means receiving a ticket to that exclusive circle of talented men who with their hands at the wheel are capable of...
McLaren Mp4/7

What can we learn from Ayrton Senna?

1. Push past your limits “On a given day, a given circumstance, you think you have a limit. And you then go for this limit and you touch this limit, and you think, ‘Okay, this...
Alex Zanardi

Alex Zanardi pays golden homage to Ayrton Senna

Alex Zanardi is not a devout man, but as he absorbed the reality of back-to-back Paralympic gold medals he could not help but entertain the idea of divine intervention. “Normally, I don’t thank God...
Ayrton Senna in Formula 3

Legends of Formula 1: Ayrton Senna

Gerhard Berger never made any bones about why he left McLaren for Ferrari at the end of 1992. "It was because of Senna," he said. "I really liked the guy he was the closest...
Senna's wheels at Hockenheim in 1991

Active suspension and Inactive danger

Automatic gearboxes, ABS, traction control and active suspension had all made their entrance by 1993. Williams was at the forefront of this development with the radical active everything FW14B which dominated the 1992 season....
United States GP 1987

Alain Prost on Ayrton Senna

Even now, all these years later, it's difficult for me to talk about Ayrton, and not only because he's not here anymore. When he died, I said I felt a part of me had...
Canadian Grand Prix 1991

Legendary cars: McLaren Mp4/6

MP4/6 looked like its predecessor but inside was much different. The car designed by Neil Oatley was looking similar to its highly successful predecessor McLaren MP4/5B but was quite different in terms of its aerodynamic...
Ayrton Senna in Monaco

From an early age to eternity

While Brazil cheered Emerson Fittipaldi’s wins in F-1 (in 1972, he became the country’s first world champion), a kid from São Paulo walked anonymously around the go-kart track of  Interlagos. Ayrton Senna started his...