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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."

Grand Prix Story: Belgian Grand Prix 1985

The race on the circuit of Spa Francorchamps was going to take place that year, in June. Zolder was going to be replaced once and for all by the gigantic circuit in the region...
Ayrton Senna in Toleman

Brazilian Grand Prix 1984

In sharp contrast to previous years, the Formula 1 "close season" has been very much longer this winter, stretching from Kyalami in mid-October 1983 until the Brazilian Grand Prix opened the 1984 season on...

Back in time: 1990 Formula 1 World Championship

Ayrton Senna is one of the top F1 drivers, perhaps the greatest of all time, and few will wish to deny him the 1990 World Championship; the pity is that it went out with...

DP Customs: Ayrton Senna Tribute Bike

Ayrton Senna is by far one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers ever to have raced and the DP Customs D2 Defensor motorcycle is a nice tribute to his memory and legendary achievements. Jarrod...
Ayrton Senna in hard training

The Ghost of Ayrton Senna

Twenty years ago at Imola Ayrton Senna died competing in the sport he loved. Here we take a look at his world through his own words. On increasing technology: "The machines have taken away the...

Ayrton Senna: Getting ready to be famous

I set up this little vignette using a modified Denizen 43rd scale metal figure and a Minichamps Lotus. It’s based on the famous photo taken before he clinched his first victory in Portugal in 1985. ...

United States Grand Prix 1991

Senna and Honda Marlboro McLaren wrote themselves another slice of F1 history in Phoenix with a faultless performance which netted the Brazilian his 27th Grand Prix victory and, in the process, brought him level...

Legendary Formula 1 cars: Lotus 98T

There was lightning in the air in 1986. Usain Bolt was born. Mike Tyson took just two rounds to become the youngest ever Heavyweight World Champion and the F1 Turbo era reached its peak. The...

I got the real Ayrton Senna’s watch!

I wonder if Senna was ever spotted with any other watch (non-TAG Heuer) ??? In late '80 I drove DAP kart, the same team that got Ayrton Senna da Silva as driver. My great friend...

Expo EDUTEC 2018

The Ayrton Senna Institute, in partnership with Microsoft Brazil, held the 3rd edition of Expo EDUTEC, in São Paulo. Educators, representatives of technology companies,...