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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...

The Senna connection

This place,"says Lewis Hamilton, gazing out over Spa-Francorchamps from the top floor of the McLaren emporium, “is so fantastic…" - "Your favourite circuit?" I...

German Grand Prix 1988

Alain Prost was leading the championship, six points ahead of his teammate (54 to 48). Therefore, Senna needed a victory to start the next...

The man and the yellow helmet

We speak of breathing, eating and sleeping a subject; well, Ayrton did just that. Nothing else mattered so much to him in the world....

Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka 1988

"I started giving thanks during the last lap.I thanked God.It was incredible. I could not believe I was going to win the championship,despite all...

British Grand Prix – Silverstone 1988

Through the first seven races of the Formula One season, fluctuating from extremes of heat and cold, confusion and muddle, good circuits and bad,...

Suzuka 1989: A Sensation in Japan

Would Benetton unwittingly have played a role in influencing the outcome of the World Championship? That was one of the intriguing questions spewed out...

Memories: Portuguese Grand Prix 1988

Ayrton Senna’s McLaren was not set up appropriately for the Estoril circuit. He got out of the car after Friday’s qualifying session with a...

F1 History: Showdown in Hockenheim 1989

While the twisty bit inside the huge stadium is not as exciting as Mallory Park or the Club Circuit at Brands Hatch, the long...