David Letterman on Ayrton Senna

Before David Letterman became a comedian and late-night talk show host, the Indianapolis native was a big fan of the drivers who competed in the Indy 500. But Letterman’s favorite driver was not one that...

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...

Video Insight: Steve Nichols on Ayrton Senna and the McLaren MP4/4

One of the star attractions of AUTOSPORT International 2012 is a display dedicated to triple Formula 1 world champion Ayrton Senna, and among the cars on that stand is the legendary McLaren-Honda MP4/4 that...
Ayrton Senna in Japan in 1990

Gerald Donaldson: An interview with Senna

Ayrton Senna was at first reluctant to give me a private interview because he assumed I was a British journalist, several of whom he believed had written unfairly about him. Too often, he felt, he...
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SENNA Interview: Adelaide, Australia 1993

Quick Adelaide interview after (Suzuka) Eddie Irvine vs Ayrton Senna incident.Making his début at the Japanese Grand Prix, Irvine finished in the points scoring positions with sixth place. He immediately became notable when he...
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Ayrton Senna: The lost interview

Ayrton Senna: The lost interview by InsideGrandPrix Ayrton Senna came to Europe in 1981, at the age of twenty-two, to begin his open wheel racing career competing in British Formula Ford 1600. By the end...

Ayrton, Prof and Me

Manish Pandey, writer and producer of the Senna movie, also happens to be an orthopaedic surgeon. IQ sat him down with Professor Sid Watkins, neurosurgeon and F1 legend, the man who tended to Ayrton...

Ayrton Senna Interview , June 1991

This interview was conducted in the Human Performance International (HPI) Laboratory on Isle Notre Dame (Montreal, Canada) following the 1991 Canadian Grand Prix of Formula One. My late colleague, Dr. Dan Marisi and I had...
Ayrton Senna Karting

An interview with Terry Fullerton

Motorsport.com's Nick DeGroot got the chance to talk with the driver Ayrton Senna preferred racing against over anyone else: karting legend Terry Fullerton. He did not say Prost, Mansell, Schumacher, Patrese, Berger, Piquet, or any...

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,...