Rolan Ratzenberger

Roland Ratzenberger: A charming man in Formula 1

For quite a few fans of Formula One, we only remember Roland Ratzenberger for being the first death at the fateful 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Many an article has been written about Ratzenberger,...
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 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...

The Greatest F1 Car Of All-Time

Tucked away in a factory, deep in the heart of England, a group of engineers worked tirelessly through the winter. Their dream was to craft a World Championship winning machine, capable of re-writing the...

Interview with Maurice Hamilton

Maurice Hamilton, 68, is a British sportswriter and commentator who has covered Formula One since 1977. He was The Observer’s racing correspondent from 1990 to 2010 and worked as a BBC Radio commentator from...
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 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...
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 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...
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...