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"Ayrton is an idol that even after so many years , remains in the minds of people in a very present way. His strength and charisma still wiggle including individuals who never saw his race. Example of this is part of new generation of F1 drivers has him as great idol and example."

Da Silvastone : Senna’s Nickname in 83

One of the most prestigious circuits in European and worldwide motor sports, Silverstone was the track in which Senna raced the most in Formula 3. He won six out of eight races there – a...
Ayrton Senna wit his fan

I have a story: Ayrton Senna and Me

I have a story. A brush with fame. A tale that my family and I delight in every now and then. Like the other night over dinner at my mum's. Once upon a time, Adelaide...

Sound of Honda: Senna’s Fastest F1 Lap

With over 100 sensors and 6.5 billion data points delivered in real-time, today the F1 is as much as about predicting the future as it is about shaving milliseconds on the circuit. In 1989,...
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The Lost Interview

In March of 1981 Keith Sutton, then a young and enthusiastic motorsport photographer trying hard to make his name in the sport, crossed paths with a young Formula Ford driver from Brazil who was...
Ayrton Senna Adelaide 1988

SENNA: West Wales testing 1988

Ask someone to name the home of Welsh motorsport and most would struggle. But Pembrey Circuit in West Wakes has an illustrious and often overlooked history. Sitting to the West of the village with...
Ayrton Senna in Monaco 1989

Monaco Grand Prix 1989

The bald facts say that Ayrton Senna pulverised his opposition to win his 16th Grand Prix in Monaco. That he won going away in a crisp style which exorcised the ghost of 1988, when...
Ayrton Senna at Japanese Grand Prix

The End of an Era: Australian Grand Prix 1988

On the face of it, it was all just another crushing McLaren-Honda demonstration run, as Ron Dennis' machines sped to their tenth 1-2 of a season in which the team has re-written the parameters...

Tag Heuer – S25.706C Story

Here’s a sad story I thought I would share with fellow Tag Heuer enthusiasts. My father worked for Mclaren for over 10 years. In that time he has worked with many of the great drivers...

Ayrton Senna 1/20 scale figure

Still sticking with my miniature driver figures, I spent the afternoon refining the painting on this 1/20 figure of Ayrton Senna. The figure is by CRAFT10 – a resin casting with brilliant crisp surface detail...

Ayrton Senna Institute to be part of McDia Feliz

Arcos Dorados, the largest McDonald's franchise in the world, announces the 30th edition of McDia Feliz in Brazil. The largest Brazilian initiative to raise...