Tamburello

Flight RG723

The first flush of daylight was lining the eastern sky as Flight RG723 said goodbye to its fighter escort and swung into the landing pattern, bringing Ayrton Senna home for the last time. Already...
Ayrton Senna in 1974

Senna matters

Today is the 24th anniversary of the death of Ayrton Senna at the San Marino Grand Prix, an event which continues to resonate among motorsport fans globally, perhaps more than any other ‘memorial’ date....
Ayrton Senna Rio

Remembering Ayrton on this day

Brazilian Ayrton Senna was a famous professional race car driver and sportsman at the time of his death 24 years ago in a racing crash at San Marino Grand Prix. After an outstanding career...
Roland Ratzenberger FF 1600

Tears from Imola

Viewed today, exactly 24 years later, as an exercise in grim foreboding it is hard to imagine how Alfred Hitchcock might have done it better. A graphic in the bottom right-hand corner of the...
roland Ratzenberger in 1987

Roland Ratzenberger-The Tragedy

When Roland Ratzenberger was killed during qualifying for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, he became the first Formula One driver to die during a grand prix weekend since Riccardo Paletti at the 1982...
Roland Ratzenberger BMW

Roland Ratzenberger statue?

Brabham was speaking soon after travelling from England to Imola where he was involved a special documentary for SkyF1 TV called The Last Team Mate along with Ayrton Senna’s Williams partner Damon Hill. While...
Ayrton Senna in Portugal in 1987

Senna’s final F1 wins for Lotus

I’m not a fan of racing’s raw statistics without context, but while bored in that quiet gap between Christmas and New Year, I was checking out F1’s updated records and a couple of figures...
Senna at Estoril Podium 1985

First F1 win with Lotus

Ayrton Senna is regarded as one of the world’s greatest drivers. Sadly, the sport lost his inspiring talent on 1st May 1994 when he suffered a fatal accident on track at the San Marino...
Ayrton Senna Game

Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II

Released in 1988, the Sega Mega Drive heralded the coming of the 16-bit era and inaugurated the Console Wars of the 1990s. A year later, Sega released the Mega Drive in the United States....

IAS participates in International Education Forum in Dubai

The Ayrton Senna Institute has been present at one of the main education events in the world. Insper's chief economist and professor, Ricardo Paes...