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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 in Portugal in 1986

A name that inspires

Ayrton Senna: a name that inspires confidence and pride, a tsunami in the deep, sifting ocean of motorsport history, rich in krill-like factoids which we consume daily. Without him, we wouldn’t just have increased...
Ayrton Senna in Africa 1992

Fans diaries : How far could Ayrton Senna have gone?

Ask any driver, past or present, team owner or hardcore fan who is the greatest Formula One driver of all time, you would be brave to put money against them saying Ayrton Senna. Since his...
Ayrton Senna Game

Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II

Released in 1988, the Sega Mega Drive heralded the coming of the 16-bit era and inaugurated the Console Wars of the 1990s. A year later, Sega released the Mega Drive in the United States....

Legendary Formula 1 cars: Lotus 98T

There was lightning in the air in 1986. Usain Bolt was born. Mike Tyson took just two rounds to become the youngest ever Heavyweight World Champion and the F1 Turbo era reached its peak. The...

United States Grand Prix 1991

Senna and Honda Marlboro McLaren wrote themselves another slice of F1 history in Phoenix with a faultless performance which netted the Brazilian his 27th Grand Prix victory and, in the process, brought him level...

Grand Prix Story: Detroit Grand Prix 1987

Fans expected great things from Senna in Detroit. The driver was coming off of a big win in Monaco, three weeks earlier, and had already won in the US in 1986, also driving a...

Ayrton Senna : Life and Death

Before the mainstream sports obsessions, school dances, awkward teen years, supremely fun college parties, graduating, finding a wonderful woman and eventual settling down, there was Formula One. F1 was my first love. The love...

A historic victory for Senna: Macau Grand Prix

After winning the prestigious British F-3 title and impressing the F-1 world with his first test in the category (with a Williams, at Donington Park), Ayrton Senna still had to face a big and...
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...

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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Obrigado Senna