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The legends of F1: Ayrton Senna

When Ayrton Senna arrived at McLaren in 1988 he was an outstanding young driver, but he wasn’t yet the complete champion he would become...

The Most Dominant F1 Car Ever

The high level of optimism at McLaren, following the arrival of its new Honda V6 engine and of Ayrton Senna as Prost's partner, was...

Spanish Grand Prix Memories 1988

There might have been a hint of post-race tiredness in Nigel Mansell's voice, but there was no disappointment. Just admiration. Jerez, scene of the...

The End of an Era: Australian Grand Prix 1988

On the face of it, it was all just another crushing McLaren-Honda demonstration run, as Ron Dennis' machines sped to their tenth 1-2 of...

F1 History: Six pole-positions in a single season

Ayrton Senna had a very special season in 1988. Besides winning his first F1 world title, he broke several records. On June 18 of that...

Jenson & Lewis meet up with a hero of the past

Our two F1 World Champions, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton make a surprise visit to the world's greatest garage containing McLaren's F1 cars of...

26 years ago today, Ayrton Senna made his McLaren debut

On an April 3rd like today, 26 years ago, Ayrton Senna set off on an important journey in his career. The rising star of...