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Gerald Donaldson : Ayrton Senna

"The following profile is from my book Grand Prix People, Revelations From Inside The F1 Circus. It is based on my historic 1990 interview...

Senna’s Finest Moments

Born on 21 March 1960, Ayrton Senna is arguably the finest formula One driver to have lived, having died in 1994 in a tragic...

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...

Why F1 misses Ayrton Senna’s spirit ?

Let me put my cards on the table from the get go: as far as I’m concerned Ayrton Senna is the greatest racing driver...

Time Machine: McLaren versus Balestre

December 1st 1989 FISA President Jean-Marie Balestre recently suggested that "prestigious heads may risk a fall" over the Suzuka affair. At a press conference in...

Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost’s legendary rivalry

If one has seen the documentary “Senna”, towards the end of the documentary, Mark Fogerty asks Senna, “Who is or has been the driver you...

Ayrton Senna : “Road of Nostalgia”

“It you don’t go for a gap that exists, you’re no longer a racing driver” : No better words can express the true purpose...

Senna – Prost collision ( fans view )

"Prost crashed Senna to win the championship, although if you watch the video a thousand times you'll see it's not entirely clearcut either way....

The fast life of Ayrton Senna

''BE CAREFUL, you still have so much to do.'' Ayrton Senna, on May 1, 1994, acknowledges the advice of his good friend and formula...