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Senna in Monaco 1989
Formula 1 world champion and one of the greatest icons of Motorsport and Brazilian sport in general Ayrton Senna, had his story selected for the book "Tales for Boys Who Dream of Changing the World", a work of "Editora Planeta" that aims to inspire children to fight for their ideas...
Jo Ramirez and Ayrton Senna
In the contemporary F1 Paddock, folk without enemies are hard to find. It's a hard-nosed environment which can have a desensitising effect over the years. While not an absolute rule of thumb, those who thrive tend to be... self-centred, let's say. There remain, though, some who are there because they...
Senna Helmet 1990
Ayrton Senna's helmet that he wore in the 1990 Formula 1 season fetched a staggering €162,000 (£142,000) at auction on February 6. That's a new record for a racing helmet at auction as the previous record was held when Senna's 1991 helmet sold for £74,750 in 2012. This Rheos helmet...
Besides winning the “Million Reais Race”, Rubens Barrichello took home another major trophy for his collection. By scoring the pole position in the special Stock Car event, the driver was given a gilded Ayrton Senna statue, created by artist Wilson Iguti. The piece was specially designed to honor the three-time...
In cooperation with the Ayrton Senna Institute and artist Ian Berry United Art Solutions proudly presents this exclusive limited edition of the iconic Ayrton Senna Portrait. Commemorating the 20th year since Senna’s passing, British artist Ian Berry collaborated with the Ayrton Senna Institute to reveal a unique portrait crafted entirely...
Ayrton Senna and Gerhard Berger
Ayrton Senna was the best and most charismatic racing driver of all time – and my friend from my McLaren days. I still remember how the track spokesman called out my name on the grid in Imola on May 1, 1994. All the Tifosis roared in excitement. I was...
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 brother who was already friends with him. The two families lived near each other. Now Popesco was 17, Senna going on 16, but the year's...
Senna Tribute helmet
Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. donated a helmet painted by graffiti artist Shock Maravilha to the Ayrton Senna Institute, run by the Brazilian's family, who died in a 1994 accident at the San Marino Grand Prix. The helmet, painted in green and yellow and inspired by the Brazilian pilot, will...
Ayrton Senna, legend of F1
He's arguably the greatest Formula One driver that ever lived, but there was a time when he considered leaving everything in F1 and joining the IndyCar ranks. At the end of the 1992 season, McLaren lost its factory Honda engine deal. The manufacturer had been with McLaren for all three...
Alex Zanardi
Alex Zanardi is not a devout man, but as he absorbed the reality of back-to-back Paralympic gold medals he could not help but entertain the idea of divine intervention. “Normally, I don’t thank God for these things – God has far more important matters to worry about – but...