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Hamilton in Mercedes
His long-running rivalry with former teammate Nico Rosberg was subject to sustained media coverage, with the British driver’s attitude frequently coming under fire. Ultimately, Hamilton emerged worse off from the feud as the German claimed the 2016 F1 Championship in the last race of the season. Given the choice of any...
Senna wheel P1 GTR
The Honda-powered McLaren MP4/4 was, until earlier this decade, the most dominant Formula 1 car in history, winning all but one Grand Prix in the 1988 season, and as a result has become an F1 icon. Both McLaren drivers that season—Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost—were some of the best...
Ayrton Senna and Audi Brazil
Exactly 23 years ago, Ayrton Senna signed a historic partnership with Audi, the German automaker. Initially, the three-time champion and his company "Senna Import" had the goal of marketing 100 cars per month in Brazil to accelerate the growth of the brand, which would enter the country with the...
Ayrton Senna in Adelaide in 1988
The high level of optimism at McLaren, following the arrival of its new Honda V6 engine and of Ayrton Senna as Prost's partner, was not diluted by rule changes for the 1988 season. These brought in a further reduction in fuel capacity to 150 litres and a mandatory 2.8-bar...
Ayrton Senna spent six seasons racing for McLaren, during which time he won each three of his world championships and most of his 41 grand prix victories. During that time McLaren team principal Ron Dennis became one of his closest confidantes and allies. Senna was killed three races after he...
Roland Ratzenberger
As a Formula One driver and a man, however, he more than deserved his share of the limelight. Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, three-times world champion Ayrton Senna died in the race and, in the outpouring of grief for the...
Ayrton Senna Mural
The artist and muralist Eduardo Kobra in a artwork made possible by Audi in Brazil, is preparing a tribute to the city of Sao Paulo: a mural with the image of Ayrton Senna, who will be inaugurated on November 11, the same week when the Brazilian Grand Prix is...
Ayrton Senna at Imola
The Santerno river rises in the hills south-west of Imola. It winds its way down for 50 kilometres until it reaches the town, which is home to over 68,000 people and to a racing circuit: the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari. In April 1994 two men who had raced at...
McLaren Facility
McLaren's new $69 million technology center in Sheffield, England is almost complete and the supercar company threw an inauguration ceremony for it Monday. The event featured a speech from McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt, an indoor light show, and appearances from the brand new McLaren Senna and legendary Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna's race...
Ayrton Senna in Australia 1985
I don’t remember the day men landed on the moon, but I remember the day when I watched Ayrton Senna’s crash on television. I first met Ayrton in 1979, when I was working in Formula 3, and our Brazilian driver Chico Serra – who was one of the upcoming...