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Memories: Nurburgring 1984

As an Ayrton Senna fan, I recently wondered when Senna was “known” for the first time. Yes, I know he raced in karts from a young age, and moved up through the ranks of...

Will Buxton: Ayrton Senna

I never met Ayrton Senna. I never even saw him drive in the flesh. And so I’m afraid that this article will give you no amazing new insight into him as a person or...

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-Rivalry

Senna’s first bitter rivalry

Chances are you haven’t heard of Rick Morris. A career Formula Ford racer, Morris might not be a household name. But back in the early 1980s, Morris was the thorn in Ayrton Senna's side. The...

Memories: 1985 Belgian Grand Prix

If there ever is a circuit that truly tests racers, their mettle and talent, it is the lush, green, moody and depending on when you are racing there, treacherous Spa-Francorchamps. 1985 was a particularly odd...
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....
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...
Ayrton Senna, British GP 1984

1984 Season Review

Having almost delivered the 1983 title to Renault, Alain Prost was surprisingly released by the team and he joined Niki Lauda in the new John Barnard-designed McLaren MP4/2-TAG Porsche. Prost won seven times in...
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...
Silvertone 1985

1985 Season Review

After coming so close in the two previous seasons, Alain Prost finally became the first Frenchman to win the World Championship. He clinched the title thanks to six wins and with two races to...