The legendary Ayrton Senna was born on March 21st, back in 1960 and we are obviously taking the chance to celebrate his unique life and remember him as the great man and driver he was.
The Brazilian entered Formula 1 in 1984 with Toleman and went on to drive for Lotus, McLaren and Williams. With Lotus, Senna won six races between 1985 and 1987, before winning 35 races with McLaren from 1988 to 1993 and winning three Formula 1 World Championships.
NOV 3, 1991 🇦🇺
Ayrton Senna wins the shortest #F1 race ever
— Formula 1 (@F1) November 3, 2016
Senna was and still is a beloved figure among Formula 1 and motor racing fans for his intensity and charisma on the track. He had some of the greatest performances ever seen in the history of F1, including his P2 finish in a Toleman in the 1984 Monaco Grand Prix or his win in the wet 1993 European Grand Prix at Donington Park with McLaren.
Senna died on May 1st, 1994, at Imola, after suffering a crash in his Williams FW16.
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