Driving onthe limit

"The limit" is a cliche among racing drivers, with very few having a real understanding of what the limit actually means. It is generally thought that when a driver drives below the limit, he is slow or conservative, and when he operates over or beyond the limit, the risk of losing control and crashing is greater. But that notion is incorrect."

Opportunity of a lifetime

Two chassis and six engines. This was the standard “arsenal” provided to Ayrton Senna for the more important races by DAP, an Italian...

New Teammate: Elio de Angelis

Elio de Angelis was a unique charismatic person who was highly respected in the Formula 1 world. He was a very good man, a...

"I just love racing, I just love the challenge to beat somebody else and in a many occasions even to beat myself."

Ayrton Senna da Silva
Ayrton Senna at Imola

Williams official claimed: “Senna made mistake”

Wednesday 4 May 1994 Formula 1 faced up to the possibility last night that Ayrton Senna...
Ducati 916 Senna

The Story of Senna and Ducati

All credit for this article goes to Raffaele Fumo It is always like this when you...
Ayrton Senna in Mexico 1986

For the love of the Brazil

When Mateus goes to bed he settles down on the kitchen floor beside the cooker....
Belgian GP 1986

New Teammate: Elio de Angelis

Elio de Angelis was a unique charismatic person who was highly respected in the Formula...
Senna TAG Heuer

Guide to the Senna’s watches

For better or for worse, watch ambassadors have become an indispensable part of the marketing...

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The death of Roland Ratzenberger

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...

Williams official claimed: “Senna made mistake”

Wednesday 4 May 1994 Formula 1 faced up to the possibility last night that Ayrton Senna may have been to blame for the crash which...

The Story of Senna and Ducati

All credit for this article goes to Raffaele Fumo It is always like this when you talk about myths, and here we have two. The...

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Ayrton Senna at Estoril in 1985
In 1985 the price of a grandstand seat at Estoril was about the same as the average...

Grand Prix talks: Mexico 1990

Ayrton Senna at Mexico Grand Prix 90
100th Grand Prix for Ayrton Senna Gerhard Berger and Ayrton Senna dominated the session, run on a track...

Macau 1983 Interview with Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna at Macau Grand Prix 1983
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Ayrton Senna spent six seasons racing for McLaren, during which time he won each three of his...

Ayrton Senna: Norfolk memories

Ayrton Senna in 1982
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Ayrton Senna in 1982
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Ayrton Senna at Suzuka in 1992

Racing in Japan – Suzuka 1992

For Ayrton Senna, the race in Suzuka was a huge letdown. Senna had worked hard...

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The 1991 Formula 1 season had kicked off in early March in Phoenix, Arizona, and...
Ayrton Senna in Formula 3 - 1983

Podcast with Martin Brundle

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Ayrton Senna in 1985

webCast: Monaco Grand Prix 85

After dominating both days of qualifying and taking his third pole-position in a row, Ayrton...

Start of the Detroit Grand Prix 84

A short interview at the grid with rookie Ayrton Senna Warm and sunny weather returned...

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Following a late electrical failure that took him out of the running for a podium...
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Two Legends: Clark and Senna

Two-time Formula 1 world champion (1963 and 1965), Jim Clark was one of the greatest...

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An F1 legend revealed what makes Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna different from the present-day...

Suzuka Circuit 1990

Before the pair started talking a video clip was played. The film showed Senna’s white-and-red...
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Williams: Senna in our minds

The Brazilian legend, and arguably the greatest Formula One driver in history, lost his life...
Eric Comas 1992

Connected: Eric Comas & Ayrton Senna

When the Frenchman drove in Formula 1 at Ligier in 1992 he crashed heavily during...
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Luciano Burti: Ayrton saved me

Former Ferrari Formula 1 test driver Luciano Burti says he only survived his 111G accident...

Ayrton Senna in 1993 Indy 500

Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi has revealed that Ayrton Senna was set to...
Ayrton Senna-France 1985

Flying colours of Ayrton SENNA

Fueled by his desire to stand out from the crowd of plain white helmets, Ayrton...

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