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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, Portugal 1985

The life of Ayrton Senna

SENNA is an unusual film. It represents the first foray into documentary film for the writer, director, producer and even the production company (Working Title). Disregarding his inexperience in the documentary form, Asif Kapadia...
Senna in Mexico in 1989

Senna equals Jim Clark’s pole record

On May 28th, 1989, around two hours before the start of the Mexican Grand Prix, Emerson Fittipaldi won the Indy 500. Brazil had the chance to see two world champions making history on the...
Ayrton Senna in his McLaren cocpit in 1990

Ayrton Senna: Brazilian Icon

Ayrton Senna wasn't just a racing driver. He wasn't just a three-time Formula One world champion, and his legacy is not only defined by the widely held belief that he was the fastest driver the...
Lewis Hamilton with Senna's helmet

Hamilton ranks alongside Senna and Schumacher

That’s the opinion of Williams ace Felipe Massa who has been impressed with the Mercedes man. Hamilton is closing in on his fourth drivers’ championship as he leads Sebastian Vettel by 66 points with...
Senna and Berger

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’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...
Ayrton Senna and Nuno Cobra

Reflecting on Senna

When Ayrton Senna died on May 1st, 1994, I was 1 year, 5 months and 19 days old. It’s fair to say I had no idea who he was. After all, I’m pretty sure...
Ayrton Senna and HONDA

Honda in Trouble

I don't know who is at the very top of the Honda F1 food chain but I suspect this person might have misleading memories of the late 80s when Honda wiped the floor. Even...
Ayrton Senna at Hungaroring in 1988

Ayrton SENNA: Life and Death

F1 was my first love. The love of my life when I was a kid. Broadly, racing was my life. My father planted the gearhead seed early and that grew to become a towering...

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,...