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...
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...
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...
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...

Reflections on Ayrton Senna

With attention around the Brazilian Grand Prix last weekend, Michael Harvey talks to Bruno Senna, nephew of F1's legendary Ayrton, about his late uncle's legacy. It was the Brazilian Grand Prix last weekend and inevitably...
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,...

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...
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...
Ayrton Senna and Audi Brazil

Senna and Audi signed the partnership 23 years ago

Exactly 23 years ago, Ayrton Senna signed a historic partnership with Audi, the German automaker. Initially, the three-time champion and his company "Senna Import" had the goal of marketing 100 cars per month in...
Ayrton Senna and Gerhard Berger

Senna raised safety in Formula 1

Ayrton Senna was the best and most charismatic racing driver of all time – and my friend from my McLaren days. I still remember how the track spokesman called out my name on the...