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Much has been written about the tragedy of Imola 1994. The story is well known, Rubens Barrichello crashed heavily on the Friday, before Roland Ratzenberger was killed on Saturday in qualifying. Then came Sunday May 1st, when arguably the...
When former three-time world champion driver Jackie Stewart accuses Ayrton Senna of driving dangerously. Stewart asks the Brazilian hero why - in just 36 months - he'd been involved in more accidents than all the other F1 champions put...
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...
Imagine if Diego Maradona, when arriving in Europe in the 1980s, signed not for Barcelona but for Norwich City, turning them into championship contenders for several seasons. A little far-fetched? Perhaps. But it is a pretty solid analogy for what...
On 13 November 1982, Ayrton Senna walked for the first time in a Formula 3 car in the UK. The race at Thruxton was not worth the championship that year, because it was already closed, but it was the big...
Adrian Newey – most successful Formula One car designer, current chief technical officer of the Red Bull Racing, has reveals the new details of the modification made to Ayrton Senna’s Williams FW16 ahead his fatal crash during the 1994...
Patrick Tambay already had over 70 Grands Prix starts and two wins to his name when the young Ayrton Senna da Silva arrived in Formula One. The Brazilian was widely heralded in the F1 paddock as the Second Coming, not...
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...
Certain years in the history of motor racing are overshadowed by a single terrible weekend. 1955 is forever remembered for the Le Mans tragedy and 1968 for the passing of Jim Clark (and others). The death of Ayrton Senna...
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),...