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In order to honor Senna, the Italian company OMP Racing, responsible for producing the overalls used by many drivers of Formula 1 as Michael Schumacher and Ayrton himself  has launched a limited edition of 41 replicas of overalls used by Senna at the 1991 Japanese Grand Prix. With the price of...
Spa Francorchamps 1987
"Every era has someone who changes the sport and he was one of those people." The words of Damon Hill when remembering Ayrton Senna, the charismatic and iconic Brazilian driver whose talent behind the wheel of a racing car ensured he transcended the sport in which he made his name. Wednesday,...
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...
Senna in Testing of Honda NSX
It took the touch of a master to create Honda's masterpiece. You'd hesitate to use phrases like "half-baked" about an automotive legend, but when the Acura NSX bowed at the Chicago Auto Show 26 years ago, it wasn't quite done yet. Had the cherry-red machine that sat proudly spinning on...
Fernando Alonso in McLaren
The two-time world champion believes the 1980s title battles are viewed over-generously with hindsight. A stern critic of F1's recent direction, Alonso reckons many of the 2014-16 regulations' problems also compromised what many consider as the championship's halcyon period. "Formula 1 at that time, it was very boring," he said of the Senna/Prost...
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 at podium 1985
But just one has been able to transcend his spectacular feats on the racetrack and leave his indelible mark across the greater sporting world, popular culture and, perhaps most importantly of all, among the impoverished in his native Brazil. That man was Ayrton Senna. Twenty years ago he was lost to...
22-year-old Emerson Fittipaldi had arrived in the country with a goal – to impress Formula 1 team bosses and become a Grand Prix driver. It would take him just over a year to make it happen. Even flying into Gatwick Airport for the first time had been a ‘Road to...
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton has led the tributes to mark the anniversary of the death of Formula One legend Ayrton Senna. The former Brazilian driver passed away 23 years ago on 1 May after an accident while leading the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994. The ex-Williams driver won the driver's...
Ayrton Senna in Silverstone in 1988
Ayrton Senna has strong ties with England, where the next race of the 2015 F1 season is taking place. Besides competing in the entry divisions of Motor Sports in the United Kingdom and racing for British F1 teams, Senna also lived there, more precisely in Norfolk, East England. The relationship is...