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Canadian Grand Prix 1991
MP4/6 looked like its predecessor but inside was much different. The car designed by Neil Oatley was looking similar to its highly successful predecessor McLaren MP4/5B but was quite different in terms of its aerodynamic profile. The chassis also went through some major modifications to accommodate bigger and heavier engine,...
Three-time Formula 1 world champion Ayrton Senna was leading the San Marino Grand Prix on May 1 1994 when he crashed into barrier at the Imola circuit, resulting in his death at the age of 34. The Brazilian's death rounded off a dark weekend for the sport, with Austrian Roland...
Ayrton Senna and his girlfriend
The Last Night is a collection of wonderful photos taken by the esteemed Grand Prix photographer Ercole Columbo, who over the course of 600 races, has provided us with a peep into the story of Ayrton Senna, from early Formula 3, to cult F1 status. The book covers the most...
Ayrton Senna in France
Tragic Anniversary A master on the Formula One racing track, triple world champion Ayrton Senna was the pride of Brazil. Twenty-five years after his tragic death in the San Marino Grand Prix, he remains one of the country's biggest sporting legends. The anniversary of Senna's death on Wednesday -- dubbed “Senna Day” --...
Max Verstappen in Spain 2016
Max Verstappen’s stunning charge through the field in the Brazilian Grand Prix has been likened to some of the greatest ever wet-weather Formula 1 drives from Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher. The Red Bull driver was forced to recover from a late pitstop to change to extreme wet tyres after...
Ayrton Senna and Ron Dennis in 1988
The 69-year-old will be told by fellow shareholders on Tuesday that he must give up his position as chairman and chief executive of the McLaren Group. He does not want to step down and failed in a High Court bid last week to prevent McLaren putting him on 'gardening leave'...
Lewis Hamilton
Gerhard Berger, the former Formula One driver and a teammate of the late Ayrton Senna, believes Lewis Hamilton is the only driver he has seen who matches the great Brazilian. Berger, who is the chairman of the German touring car championship DTM, also insisted motor racing now has an obligation...
FIA Hall of fame
Last Monday, the International Automobile Federation honored all 33 Formula One world champions with the inauguration of its Hall of Fame, in Paris, France. Ayrton Senna was represented by his nephew, Bruno Senna, who won the World Endurance Championship in the LMP2 category earlier this year. “I had the privilege...
Ayrton Senna in Estoril in 1985
Some drivers find their first victory as the most special. Ayrton scored his first victory in Portugal, he was the first to pass under the black and white chequered flag. People who followed the Grand Prix live on BBC at the time could hardly believe what an absolute 'master...
“2.2 seconds is Senna’s lead as he crossed the line. And you can see how charged up the triple world champion is. On the wet he was hurling it through the chicane and the top of the circuit up the start-finish line and he is going through those wet...