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"I’ve always had a very good life. But everything that I’ve gotten out of life was obtained through dedication and a tremendous desire to achieve my goals…a great desire for victory, meaning victory in life, not as a driver. To all of you who have experienced this or are searching now, let me say that whoever you may be in your life, whether you’re at the highest or most modest level, you must show great strength and determination and do everything with love and a deep belief in God. One day, you’ll achieve your aim and you’ll be successful." -AYRTON SENNA

Gerhard Berger on Ayrton Senna

01.05.2009 “He had this special charisma what you cannot describe” Fifteen years ago today Ayrton Senna lost his life after crashing heavily at the San Marino Grand Prix. The triple world champion, in his first season...
Ayrton Senna in Japan in 1990

Gerald Donaldson: An interview with Senna

Ayrton Senna was at first reluctant to give me a private interview because he assumed I was a British journalist, several of whom he believed had written unfairly about him. Too often, he felt, he...

Senna vs Gilles Villeneuve: Who was more exciting to watch?

This year sees the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Gilles Villeneuve, a man nowhere near as famous as Senna to the world at large and yet one that I feel would easily befit...

Ayrton Senna tattoos

The "Senna" documentary has become enough of a sensation that more of its fans are following the lead of Jalopnik commenter CaughtYouLooking and paying their respects to Ayrton Senna with body ink. Here's what...

Martin Donnelly: My horrific smash changed Ayrton Senna

The carnage, shattered car, the rescue and medical teams fighting to save the lives of the helpless drivers. It provoked memories, too, of the day in 1990 our Martin Donnelly so nearly died in Spain,...
Julian Jakobi

Julian Jakobi: Senna will be remembered forever

In 2020, on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Brazilian’s death it is worth revisiting the tale of one of the people closest to the Formula 1 legend that were not his...

Senna’s Ford Escort XR3

Similar to the European Ford Escort Mk3, the brazilian version had quite a few differences that make it quite unique. There was no turbo version and the only engine offered on this XR3 sports model...

Ayrton, Prof and Me

Manish Pandey, writer and producer of the Senna movie, also happens to be an orthopaedic surgeon. IQ sat him down with Professor Sid Watkins, neurosurgeon and F1 legend, the man who tended to Ayrton...

Happy Holiday Scene With Ayrton Senna In Portugal, 1985

And here’s a happy holiday scene from Portugal, where I enjoyed a dinner in 1985 with Ayrton Senna and his friends. That’s Ayrton on the right, of course, in the mauve sweater (next to his...

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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