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When they came to erect a memorial to Ayrton Senna opposite the place where he died, the people of Imola settled on a statue that showed him not in a moment of triumph on the podium at a circuit...
Friday 6 May 1994 Alain Prost, who retired at the end of his title-winning 1993 season to be replaced in the Williams team by Senna, was joined at the funeral by two other former champions, Jackie Stewart and Emerson Fittipaldi....
Ten years after he first drove for Frank, Senna has finally been reunited with the Didcot team, this time to race. But what did happen at Donington in 1983? It was a cool, dry day, Tuesday July 19 1983. Donington...
Subjective, of course. Some say Juan Manuel Fangio running down Mike Hawthorn on lap 21 of 22 at the Nurburgring in 1957, after setting record lap after record lap. Others cite Tazio Nuvolari, same circuit and same race (German GP),...
Born and raised in Utah, USA, Nichols was 13 years old when he made his racing debut, behind the wheel of a kart his parents bought him for Christmas in 1960. "My father used to subscribe to Car &...
Ron Dennis' voice cracked and he turned away to compose himself as the memories of Ayrton Senna flooded back. On the 20th anniversary (2014) of the brilliant Brazilian’s tragic death at Tamburello, most will remember a champion, an idol, a motor racing...
On the morning of the San Marino Grand Prix on 1 May 1994, Ayrton Senna placed an Austrian flag in his racing car. The great Brazilian champion had planned to wave the flag as he passed the finishing line...
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 died also, because our careers...
It was Monday 24th May 1993, the day after Ayrton’s record breaking 6th win at the most glamorous of all races! And it had been a particularly difficult win in Monaco as, on Thursday free practice, he had crashed and...
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...