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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...
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...
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...

Suzuka Circuit 1990

Before the pair started talking a video clip was played. The film showed Senna’s white-and-red McLaren ploughing into the rear of Alain Prost’s scarlet Ferrari at the start of the previous race in Japan. The crash put both out of the race...
Keith Sutton remembers the beginning of his career simply. "I was a young lad from Cheadle with a passion for motor sport and photography," he says. At the time, in 1981, he was only a year older than Ayrton...
When the Frenchman drove in Formula 1 at Ligier in 1992 he crashed heavily during a practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix. Ayrton Senna was the first driver to see the crashed Ligier on the asphalt. Senna decided...
It was during the 1984 season that my friend and colleague Alan Henry introduced me to a newcomer to Formula One. He was from Brazil and had won a Formula Three title, and was now in F1 with 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...
September 1998 "McLaren were very good to me," Berger said, "and I would say that Ron Dennis and I were friends, and still are. But he never realised that his team was built completely around Senna. He accepted anything from...
Captain Owen O'Mahony watched the grand prix on the little television in the office at Forli airport, a few miles from the circuit at Imola. Outside, his boss's jet, a British Aerospace 125, lay on the tarmac, fuelled and...