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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."

Senna’s Day

F1 legend Ayrton Senna died 23 years ago. I'm going to pay tribute to Senna, my favourite F1 driver of all time. I was still a kid in 1994, but had been following the F1...
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 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...

Nigel Roebuck on Ayrton Senna

motorsportmagazine.com | July 2011 For a few days after seeing Senna movie, I couldn't get the man out of my mind, and perhaps not surprisingly so. I had, after all, been present at all but...

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...

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...
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...
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 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...