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Commemorative Ayrton Senna coins

Rosland Capital unveiled the Ayrton Senna gold and silver coin collection at the 2017 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix in May. The collection was designed in collaboration with the Ayrton Senna Institute to honor Ayrton...
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...
Ayrton Senna at Monaco in 1987

SENNA: Why is he still important

Today is a date that some Formula 1 fans have etched into their minds. May 1st is the anniversary of the death of Ayrton Senna at the San Marino Grand Prix, nearly quarter of...
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...

When Ayrton Senna drove in the desert

The Bahrein Grand Prix takes place this Sunday, in the Sakhir desert, which only started hosting Formula One races in 2004, long after Ayrton Senna’s time. The three-time F1 world champion did step into...
Ayrton Senna at Spa Francorchamps 1989

Formula 1: The Legacy of Ayrton Senna

The 1st of May this year marks the 20th anniversary of an event that rocked the world of Formula 1 – and indeed the sporting world in general – the tragic loss of Ayrton...
Ayrton Senna at Mexico podium in 1986

Senna: A man of contrasts

Ayrton Senna lost his life on this day 24 ago. His death, while leading the San Marino Grand Prix in his blue and white Williams, came just a day after Austrian Roland Ratzenberger was...
Ayrton Senna, legend of F1

May 2017: Homage to Ayrton Senna

On the 1st of May, the Ayrton Senna Square in Brazil will be inaugurated by the São Paulo City Hall in one of the most noble areas of the city, in the neighborhood of...

Drivers vote: Ayrton Senna the greatest ever

In 2009 Ayrton Senna has been voted the greatest Formula 1 driver of all time by a unique poll of 217 of his fellow world championship drivers conducted by AUTOSPORT magazine. Senna beat Michael Schumacher...

Ayrton Senna: A Legacy of Love (1st may story)

There is something extraordinary that has been happening. Something beautiful. And it has been happening for some time now. It happened all through last year, as the world connected over a single phrase, a hashtag #SennaSempre, interlinked...