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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."

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...

Belgian Grand Prix 1988

The incredible fight for the title, between Senna and Prost, was summed up by the draw in the standings: both drivers had 66 points. After the qualifying sessions, the McLaren duo once again took...
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 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 portrait

Ayrton Senna by Jon Nicholson

During the winter of 1993 I started working on a book I was to produce with Damon Hill. It was going to be all about his 1994 season, racing with the all-time great Ayrton...
Ayrton Senna in his cocpit 1988

Hungarian Grand Prix 1988

If Alain Prost's brilliant manoeuvre had worked at the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix's 49th lap, the Frenchman still would have been the leader of the World Championship chase after 76 gruelling laps...
German Grand Prix 1989

German Grand Prix 1989

In the end, the result was all too familiar: Ayrton Senna first, Alain Prost second. Nothing too surprising about that, in this age of McLaren-Honda domination of Formula One. Yet the German Grand Prix...
Tamburello wall

Outstanding tribute to Brazilian Champion

I'm a big fan of Formula 1 and I've been that so far back in time as I can remember. I'm too young to have experienced Sweden's popular racing driver Ronnie Peterson’s era (I...

What was it like to be at Imola in 94?

The practice session had Rubens Barrichello crash out and then Roland Ratzenberger on the second day succumbed to injuries. The race started with Pedro Lamy crashing into J.J. Lehto. Wasn't one death and two...

Interview with CEO of Senna brand-Bianca Senna

From the moment I met Bianca, I was starstruck, and we naturally started speaking in our native language, Portuguese. She is extremely polite and...
ObrigadoSenna

Obrigado Senna