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“There is a rhythm… something like a perfect melody. Not always… but in any case I am always looking for that melody. And when I have found it I drive in a different dimension. I sense and I feel much more than I calculate. These rare moments are marvellous.”

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Simtek Ford S941

Simtek Grand Prix started out in life as a British engineering consultancy firm. In 1989 Simtek Research was founded by future FIA-president Max Mosley and designer Nick Wirth. The company was involved in various...
Ayrton Senna in Portugal in 1985

Formula 1 Review: Estoril 1985

For many of us, Grand Prix racing entered a fallow period after the death in May 1982, of Gilles Villeneuve, and none felt that more keenly than Denis Jenkinson. Even though, with his love...

Ayrton Senna – My Hero

It’s pouring rain outside, really terrible weather. I did go out, I needed a walk just to clear my mind. In my head I could see a replay of Ayrton Senna’s famous lap in...

Donate Education – Speed up with the Ayrton Senna Institute

Sportsmen raise the quality of public education flag on the last weekend in Valopark (RS) The second stage of Stock Car, held last weekend in gaucho circuit Velopark, was marked by a special release of...

Remembering Senna’s first win in F1

In 1985 the price of a grandstand seat at Estoril was about the same as the average weekly wage, and as well as that the weather on race day was atrocious. Only around 10,000...

David Letterman on Ayrton Senna

Before David Letterman became a comedian and late-night talk show host, the Indianapolis native was a big fan of the drivers who competed in the Indy 500. But Letterman’s favorite driver was not one that...

Nigel Roebuck on Ayrton Senna

motorsportmagazine.com | July 2011 For a few days after seeing Senna movie, I couldn't get the man out of my mind, and perhaps not surprisingly so. I had, after all, been present at all but...

Gerald Donaldson : Ayrton Senna

"The following profile is from my book Grand Prix People, Revelations From Inside The F1 Circus. It is based on my historic 1990 interview with him in which spoke about his out-of-body experience at...
Ayrton Senna helmet

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...

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