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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."

23 Things you must know about Ayrton Senna

His legacy lives on, and his legend has only grown stronger with each passing year. We scoured the history books to pull together some of what made his star shine so bright, both in...

Drivers vote: Ayrton Senna the greatest ever

In 2009 Ayrton Senna has been voted the greatest Formula 1 driver of all time by a unique poll of 217 of his fellow world championship drivers conducted by AUTOSPORT magazine. Senna beat Michael Schumacher...

Grand Prix Story: Detroit Grand Prix 1987

Fans expected great things from Senna in Detroit. The driver was coming off of a big win in Monaco, three weeks earlier, and had already won in the US in 1986, also driving a...

Ayrton’s car – Acura NSX

Farewell to the original Acura NSX, the landmark exotic from Japan-and Brazil I SLEPT LATE on May 1, 1994. Before the Golden Age of TiVo, I normally dragged myself out of bed at 4:30 a.m....
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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...

What If Ayrton Senna Had Lived

Senna won three world titles before his death. But what if Senna had live after that crash in tamburello corner. What if he survived that crash and he was still able to race after...

Ole Ole Ole Ole Senna Senna

Sunday 9th January 2011 was an evening where F1 and Ayrton Senna Fans from around the world all came together to watch Asif Kapadias Senna film. Despite me leaving my Blu-Ray copy at uni about...
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Ayrton Senna – 10 factualities

The young Brazilian passed away in a tragic crash at the infamous Tamburello corner in the San Marino Grand Prix at the Imola Grand Prix track, leaving a void in the world of motorsport...

Senna: The funniest Autograph Story

(Note: This piece was originally published in 1993, when I was in the middle of my F1 career.  I brought it back because it’s the twentieth anniversary of Ayrton’s fatal crash in Imola and...

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...