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Incredible stories of Ayrton Senna

The Brazilian legend, and arguably the greatest Formula One driver in history, lost his life at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix when, on lap seven, his Williams car smashed into a concrete wall on the Imola track. His team...
23 Apr 2004 Michael Schumacher paid tribute to Ayrton Senna at the circuit where the Brazilian driver was killed in a crash 10 years ago as the German chased him. "It was a privilege for me to be able to race...
An F1 legend revealed what makes Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna different from the present-day racing stars. Formula One is one of the most electrifying sports in the world. Aside from the fact that...
Ayrton Senna was the most complex character to ever sit behind the wheel of a Formula One car. Often a sensitive, spiritual man away from the track but always the most ferociously aggressive competitor on the tarmac, the enigmatic Brazilian...
By mid-1993 the McLaren Formula 1 team was in bad shape. Their immensely successful partnership with Honda had ended in 1992 due to an economic recession, and with it their competitiveness waned. Forced to use the inferior Ford HBD...
Former Ferrari Formula 1 test driver Luciano Burti says he only survived his 111G accident in the 2001 Belgian Grand Prix thanks to safety improvements triggered by the death of Ayrton Senna. Burti crashed his Prost head on into the...
Mika Häkkinen had raced Ayrton Senna; had hoped for the best while fearing the worst next to Michael on the Imola 1994 podium. And, six years on, he understood immediately, put an arm around a heaving shoulder and requested...
Competing in only his third race for the British team - a partnership which was expected to see Senna add to his tally of 41 grands prix victories and three world titles - the Brazilian unaccountably speared off at...
Ayrton had travelled to Britain in 1981 as a 20-year-old to further his racing career after success in karting in his native Brazil. Like many aspiring drivers before and since, he decided that Formula Ford was the ideal environment...
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...