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Most drivers, after winning a race, are usually in the mood to celebrate, or at the very least to bask in the glory of the moment for a while. Not so Ayrton Senna, whose primary motivation after winning the...
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...
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 in...
A McLaren-Lamborghini connection was first rumoured in August 1993. Italian papers stated that McLaren was building a car for Chrysler. The rumour was more than a rumour because a test car was actually being built. There seemed a possibility...
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...
If Formula One power output was measured exclusively in terms of brake horsepower per pound sterling expended, then there would be no question as to who produced the best grand prix engines over the past 20 years. That accolade...
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...
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...
Mansell equals Senna's eight-in-a-season victory record Ayrton Senna didn't win in Germany. Not on the track, anyway. But as far as underlining his brilliance when he forgets about the occasional questionable manoeuvre, he won handsome personal victory as he finished second...
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....