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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."

Ayrton Senna in Training

Racing: Drivers fitness program

A race driver's fitness routine was once rather simple: running, cigarettes and alcohol (the running being optional). Call it the James Hunt exercise program, if you will, but it had been commonplace long before...
Senna Mercedes

Mercedes story by Ayrton Senna

In Australia, there is a Mercedes-Benz 190 E running down the streets of Melbourne. But this is no ordinary Mercedes. In fact, it was once owned by the legendary Ayrton Senna. Incidentally, it was...

Grand Prix Story: Portuguese Grand Prix 1985

It would probably be a very slight exaggeration to suggest that Ayrton Senna has brought a fresh standard of driving excellence to Formula One simply on the strength of his splendid flag-to-flag victory in...
Start in Imola 1994

David Brabham: Imola 1994

We had just returned from the first GPs of the year, in Brazil and then Japan, where our small, underfunded Simtek Grand Prix team got two finishes - quite a milestone. Two away races...
Ayrton Senna in Spain in 1989

Spanish Grand Prix 1989

Somewhere in all the controversy, acrimony and infamy that characterised the Spanish Grand Prix, Ayrton Senna racked up his 20th F1 victory and McLaren International overtook Team Lotus International to lie second to Ferrari in...
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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...

Grand Prix Story: Spanish Grand Prix 1986

Official practice started on the Friday, with the usual untimed morning test-session and the one hour of qualifying after lunch, with the same programme for Saturday. As the circuit was brand new, and all that...

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...

Ayrton Senna Interview , June 1991

This interview was conducted in the Human Performance International (HPI) Laboratory on Isle Notre Dame (Montreal, Canada) following the 1991 Canadian Grand Prix of Formula One. My late colleague, Dr. Dan Marisi and I had...

Boeing Donation to Ayrton Senna Institute

Boeing will invest in a partnership with the Ayrton Senna Institute to boost STEM and comprehensive education over the three next years. The investment...
EduTec 2018

Expo EDUTEC 2018