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Memories of a close friend : Alfredo Popesco

In 1974 he won the São Paulo junior championship and in 1975 was runner-up in the nationals. He'd met Alfredo Popesco through Popesco's younger...
Ayrton Senna Karting 1970

The Man Senna Could Never Beat

It was August 1980, in Jesolo, Italy. Ayrton Senna, aged 20, lay in a deck chair by the hotel pool—steely-eyed, angry. He had been...
Ayrton Senna and Ron Dennis

Ayrton and Michael, a rivalry

Mika Häkkinen had raced Ayrton Senna; had hoped for the best while fearing the worst next to Michael on the Imola 1994 podium. And,...

22 years on: Remembering Ayrton Senna

Turn the key to suite 200 at Hotel Castello, Ayrton Senna’s bolthole amid the pastoral peace of Emilia-Romagna, and one finds the décor has...

F1 Engineering: Steve Nichols

Born and raised in Utah, USA, Nichols was 13 years old when he made his racing debut, behind the wheel of a kart his...

Keith Sutton recalls a friendship with Ayrton Senna

Keith Sutton remembers the beginning of his career simply. "I was a young lad from Cheadle with a passion for motor sport and photography,"...
Ayrton Senna at Donington podium 1993

Opening lap of the Grand Prix of Europe

There have been some opportunist moves in Formula One over the years – Jacky Ickx passing Niki Lauda round the outside at Paddock Bend...

Emerson Fittipaldi on Ayrton Senna

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...

Suzuka Circuit 1990

Before the pair started talking a video clip was played. The film showed Senna’s white-and-red McLaren ploughing into the rear of Alain Prost’s scarlet Ferrari at the...

Review: Hockenheimring 1992

Mansell equals Senna's eight-in-a-season victory record Ayrton Senna didn't win in Germany. Not on the track, anyway. But as far as underlining his brilliance when he...