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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."

Grand Prix Story: Portuguese Grand Prix 1985

It would probably be a very slight exaggeration to suggest that Ayrton Senna has brought a fresh standard of driving excellence to Formula One simply on the strength of his splendid flag-to-flag victory in...

Grand Prix Story: Spanish Grand Prix 1986

Official practice started on the Friday, with the usual untimed morning test-session and the one hour of qualifying after lunch, with the same programme for Saturday. As the circuit was brand new, and all that...
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Ayrton Senna by Jon Nicholson

During the winter of 1993 I started working on a book I was to produce with Damon Hill. It was going to be all about his 1994 season, racing with the all-time great Ayrton...

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 - Aida 1994

Electronic driver aids 1994

Williams was at the forefront of this development with the radical active everything FW14B which dominated the 1992 season. After the widespread implementation of these systems throughout the field in 1993, and a further...
Ayrton Senna in his cocpit 1988

Hungarian Grand Prix 1988

If Alain Prost's brilliant manoeuvre had worked at the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix's 49th lap, the Frenchman still would have been the leader of the World Championship chase after 76 gruelling laps...

Celebrating with Ayrton Senna

Keith Sutton recalls Aryton Senna winning the Formula Ford 2000 championship and the after party. I met Ayrton when he’d just arrived in England in 1981 and was racing in Formula Ford 1600. I was...
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Powerful Memories of Ayrton Senna

1994 San Marino Grand Prix, it’s a reminder that Senna’s former press officer Betise Assumpcao Head doesn’t need to see, for the impact, which claimed her 34-year-old client’s life, still haunts her two decades...
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The Lost Interview

In March of 1981 Keith Sutton, then a young and enthusiastic motorsport photographer trying hard to make his name in the sport, crossed paths with a young Formula Ford driver from Brazil who was...

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