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The Intercessor

Jo always kept the balance between the two sides of the garage, cracking jokes in both corners. When relations between Ayrton and I deteriorated Jo remained completely impartial, never taking sides, even though he...
Senna Movie

SENNA most charismatic driver

On May 1 1994 Ayrton Senna was killed on the track at Imola, on the seventh lap of the San Marino Grand Prix. He was 34. In Brazil three days of national mourning were declared...
Ayrton Senna testing in Portugal

F1 Estoril report: January 1994

It may have been merely a little self-indulgence, but the unavoidable impression was that the man inside Formula One's most distinctive helmet had launched the opening, psychological salvo at his new team-mate. Indisputably, Ayrton...
Senna in training

Ayrton Senna: Genius and Mystical

In his lifetime, Ayrton Senna was acknowledged as the greatest F1 racing driver in the world.  Gifted with immense natural skill and technical understanding, he rose to the top of the sport and became...
Ducati Senna

Ducati Tribute to Ayrton

Sao Paulo (Brazil), 8 October 2013 - Marking Ducati's participation at the Two Wheels Motorcycle Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Italian manufacturer presented a surprise Senna version of their 1199 Panigale S model. Realised...
Senna's wheels at Hockenheim in 1991

Active suspension and Inactive danger

Automatic gearboxes, ABS, traction control and active suspension had all made their entrance by 1993. Williams was at the forefront of this development with the radical active everything FW14B which dominated the 1992 season....

Don Macpherson on Ayrton Senna

Formula 1 mind coach – Don Macpherson recalls his experience at the San Marino Grand Prix on the ill fated weekend in 1994, that resulted in the deaths of two drivers, and changed the...
Ayrton Senna Grand Prix

Senna on his way from karting to the pinnacle of motorsport

Senna, like many racing drivers throughout history, came from an affluent family that was able to sponsor his endeavors as he climbed up the racing ladder on his way from karting to the pinnacle of motorsport....

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 company founded by brothers Angelo and Achille Parrilla, the only...
Ayrton Senna at Suzuka in 1987

Senna made his debut in Japan

On November 1, 1987, Ayrton Senna had his first Formula One race in Japan. The Suzuka raceway, where the Brazilian driver won his three world titles (1988, 1990 and 1991), was hosting the category...