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“There is a rhythm… something like a perfect melody. Not always… but in any case I am always looking for that melody. And when I have found it I drive in a different dimension. I sense and I feel much more than I calculate. These rare moments are marvellous.”

SENNA and the formation of Audi Brazil

Ayrton Senna may be best known for his Formula 1 exploits, though some may not know of his association to Audi through business and also as a daily driver. Looking back on that side...

Sound of Honda: Senna’s Fastest F1 Lap

With over 100 sensors and 6.5 billion data points delivered in real-time, today the F1 is as much as about predicting the future as it is about shaving milliseconds on the circuit. In 1989,...

Covering Senna’s death was a grim assignment

For a young sports reporter, still cutting his teeth in journalism, the prospect of covering the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix seemed like a dream assignment. While not as revered as Monaco, the San...

Autocar story: 24 hours in the life of a legend

In 1991 three Autocar journalists shadowed Ayrton Senna for 24 hours, gaining an insight into the world champion's life. As we mark 20 years since the Brazilian's passing, here is that story from the...

Professor Sid Watkins looks back on one of motor racing’s blackest weekends.

Imola is different these days. Where once the cars were absolutely flat out for close to a mile, from the pit straight all the way to the hairpin at Tosa, now they must negotiate...
Jackie Stewart on podium

Jackie Stewart vs Ayrton Senna

I had done my homework and Ayrton Senna, at that time, had been involved in more collisions with other drivers than the combined total of all the world champions since 1950. He was agitated,...
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...

Brazilian Olympic athletes carry Senna’s message on their wrists

Even a generation that grew up without seeing Ayrton Senna race in F1 knows that winning in his home-country was the greatest motivating factor for one of the biggest idols in worldwide sports. In...

Ayrton Senna and Ferrari: A deal that was stopped from the inside

It’s been twenty years since Ayrton Senna passed away in the tragic San Marino Grand Prix at Imola. But as it comes up, maybe the story of his life could have been different if...

Ayrton Senna Institute and BB Foundation announce partnership

The Ayrton Senna Institute and the Banco do Brasil Foundation have announced a partnership focused on the full literacy of thousands of Brazilian children....
EduTec 2018

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