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Incredible stories of Ayrton Senna

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...
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),...
There have been some opportunist moves in Formula One over the years – Jacky Ickx passing Niki Lauda round the outside at Paddock Bend in the 1974 Race of Champions, or Nigel Mansell diving past Ayrton Senna up the...
Ayrton Senna Legend

Formula 1 Safety

Racing in the rain is scary beyond belief. To drivers at the top of motor sport, a wet track has always offered the supreme test. That is why there is a special category of men informally known as “rainmasters”...
Products branded with Senna’s name and likeness can be found in a lot of places in Brazil, and as is fitting with his life of charitable giving, they still fund educational programs for Brazilian kids. Senna’s name is still...
It feels like it was only yesterday that I heard the news, at Michigan International Speedway, where I had just begun a flat-out full-tanks Indycar test, my crew chief interrupting it to call me into the Penske pit garage...
Sid was one of the greatest artists in F1, having worked with other world champions, like Emerson Fittipaldi and Nelson Piquet. In an interview to Car and Driver, which debuted last January, on the BandSports (Brazilian TV channel), Alan went...
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...
Long before he locked horns with the likes of Alain Prost in Formula 1, Ayrton Senna endured his first fierce rivalry in Formula Ford. Andrew van Leeuwen sat down with Senna's first bitter rival, Rick Morris. Chances are you haven’t...
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...