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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."

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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...
Ayrton Senna Adelaide 1988

SENNA: West Wales testing 1988

Ask someone to name the home of Welsh motorsport and most would struggle. But Pembrey Circuit in West Wakes has an illustrious and often overlooked history. Sitting to the West of the village with...
Ayrton Senna in hard training

The Ghost of Ayrton Senna

Twenty years ago at Imola Ayrton Senna died competing in the sport he loved. Here we take a look at his world through his own words. On increasing technology: "The machines have taken away the...

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...

Torcida Ayrton Senna

Torcida Ayrton Senna, was founded in Brasilia on 15/05/1988. Its current CEO, Adilson Carvalho de Almeida, was a founding member of the crowd, but never the representative of the organization in Sao Paulo. In the...

Genius and Mystical Experience

In his lifetime, Ayrton Senna was acknowledged as the greatest F1 racing driver in the world.  Gifted with immense natural skill and technical understanding, he rose to the top of the sport and became...
Ayrton Senna in 1984

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. He even subjugated his first marriage, and for a long...

Senna: The funniest Autograph Story

(Note: This piece was originally published in 1993, when I was in the middle of my F1 career.  I brought it back because it’s the twentieth anniversary of Ayrton’s fatal crash in Imola and...
Senna Mercedes

Mercedes story by Ayrton Senna

In Australia, there is a Mercedes-Benz 190 E running down the streets of Melbourne. But this is no ordinary Mercedes. In fact, it was once owned by the legendary Ayrton Senna. Incidentally, it 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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