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"Ayrton is an idol that even after so many years , remains in the minds of people in a very present way. His strength and charisma still wiggle including individuals who never saw his race. Example of this is part of new generation of F1 drivers has him as great idol and example."

Ayrton Senna: Getting ready to be famous

I set up this little vignette using a modified Denizen 43rd scale metal figure and a Minichamps Lotus. It’s based on the famous photo taken before he clinched his first victory in Portugal in 1985. ...

F1 Dioramas: Williams FW16, San Marino GP 1994

Models and photos by Emilio Littel This diorama depicts an imaginary scene. Here, after winning the San Marino GP at Imola, Ayrton Senna lifts himself from the cockpit. If only the scene were true ....
Last lap in Imola 1994

Ayrton Senna: Pictures from Imola 1994

The Ayrton Senna documentary is now available for purchase on DVD in North America (finally!). Davin reviewed this movie here at StartingGrid during its theatrical release. While I agree with all the criticisms Davin had...

New Helmet: Ayrton Senna Tribute, HJC AR10-II

Motorsport season is about to get started here in the northwest and a few months back I was in the market for a new helmet. After doing my research I finally decided on a HJC...

Tag Heuer – S25.706C Story

Here’s a sad story I thought I would share with fellow Tag Heuer enthusiasts. My father worked for Mclaren for over 10 years. In that time he has worked with many of the great drivers...

From another angle – Senna movie

I’ve recently watched two major sports documentaries that were both out in cinemas last year and that have both received high critical acclaim. On Saturday night, I watched Senna (dir. Asif Kapadia) on DVD. On...

Ayrton Senna on the state of F1 cars in ’93

I came across an interesting article recently that featured the following quotes from Senna while between the '92 and '93 seasons. The article made use of the following quotes from the March '93 issue...

The man that the world missed

He was born on March 21th 1960 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. He's a Brazillian racing driver and three-time Formula One World Champion. He starts his career at 4 years old in karting and moved up...

The Aura of Ayrton Senna

Some called him a genius. Alain Prost believed him to be a madman who thought God was his co-pilot. The more I read about this guy, the more  enchanted I get. The will to win...

Interview with CEO of Senna brand-Bianca Senna

From the moment I met Bianca, I was starstruck, and we naturally started speaking in our native language, Portuguese. She is extremely polite and...
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