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F1 Memories: Monaco 1988

It was the event in which Senna truly, after dropping several hints in the four seasons since his F1 debut, announced his arrival on the world stage. The Brazilian out-qualified Alain Prost, his McLaren teammate, by a...

Ayrton Senna wins the first open air museum in the world

On Thursday 20th october marks the 25th anniversary of the world's third championship of Formula 1 won by Ayrton Senna. To commemorate this date, the BB Publisher and the Instituto Ayrton Senna launched the...
Ayrton Senna in Australia 1985

The Magic: Ayrton Senna

I don’t remember the day men landed on the moon, but I remember the day when I watched Ayrton Senna’s crash on television. I first met Ayrton in 1979, when I was working in...
Alex Zanardi

Alex Zanardi pays golden homage to Ayrton Senna

Alex Zanardi is not a devout man, but as he absorbed the reality of back-to-back Paralympic gold medals he could not help but entertain the idea of divine intervention. “Normally, I don’t thank God...

Ron Dennis talks about SENNA

Ayrton Senna spent six seasons racing for McLaren, during which time he won each three of his world championships and most of his 41 grand prix victories. During that time McLaren team principal Ron Dennis...

#ASRD 2016 Ayrton Senna Racing Day

The relay marathon Ayrton Senna Racing Day will no longer be at the end of week after the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Brazil in 2016. The organizers of the event and the race...

22 years on: Remembering Ayrton Senna

Turn the key to suite 200 at Hotel Castello, Ayrton Senna’s bolthole amid the pastoral peace of Emilia-Romagna, and one finds the décor has evolved little since 1994: there is still a curious teardrop-shaped...

Memories of a close friend : Alfredo Popesco

In 1974 he won the São Paulo junior championship and in 1975 was runner-up in the nationals. He'd met Alfredo Popesco through Popesco's younger brother who was already friends with him. The two families...
Ayrton Senna Mural

Mural of Ayrton Senna in Sao Paulo

The artist and muralist Eduardo Kobra in a artwork made possible by Audi in Brazil, is preparing a tribute to the city of Sao Paulo: a mural with the image of Ayrton Senna, who...

Race to remember: Monaco Grand Prix 1984

June 3, 1984: a day that has gone down in motor-racing folklore. For on that damp and soggy afternoon, a rookie, a relative unknown, announced his arrival on the world stage in spectacular style. Driving...