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  1. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso pay tribute to their 'hero', Ayrton Senna

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... and Fernando Alonso have paid emotional tributes to Ayrton Senna on the 20th anniversary of the death of the maverick Brazilian superstar and three-time world champion. Senna, widely regarded ... world champion, was 12 when Senna was killed and the Spaniard vividly recalls the tragedy. "On my schoolbooks I didn't have pictures of girls; I had Ayrton there and the same in my ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Ayrton Senna casts a mighty shadow

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... casts a mighty shadow For Brazilians of a certain generation, the death of Ayrton Senna is not unlike September 11 or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Everyone remembers where they were ... Formula One is as exciting," she adds in an interview in Sao Paulo, at the Ayrton Senna Institute, the educational charity she runs. "The role of the car is even greater today than ...

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    Italian town remembers Ayrton Senna, 'a champion in life', 20 years on

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:36pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Imola Town remembers a 'champion in life' Twenty years after Ayrton Senna died at Imola's race track, the town is gearing up to honour a Formula One driver ... of the Barrichello Fans Club named after Senna's compatriot and former Ferrari driver Rubens. I remember it like it was yesterday. I cried for a week Gianna Mezzetti Mezzetti and other Imola residents ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - Formula 1

    Ron Dennis says Jenson Button reminds him of Ayrton Senna

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 10:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters As new season revs up, McLaren boss can't speak highly enough of his star driver Button reminds me of Senna: Dennis McLaren boss Ron Dennis is singing the praises of his Formula One driver line-up and says he detects echoes of Ayrton Senna in Jenson Button's relationship with the team. "In many ways there are similarities between Ayrton and Jenson," ...

  5. Young Senna revving up to follow in uncle's giant footsteps

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho in Macau Ayrton Senna was the first to conquer the Macau Formula Three Grand Prix. Other drivers, 23 to be exact, followed with their own victories and among the winners ... race prepares for its 25th anniversary, that legendary surname may once again be etched into the trophies as Bruno Senna, Ayrton's nephew, is set to participate in the November race. Bruno ...

  6. Senna shrugs off fun-race flop to retain his focus

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... is celebrating its 25th anniversary. 'It will be nice to have the family name written twice in Macau,' said Senna, nephew of the late three-time Formula One champion Ayrton Senna. 'I plan ... be nice if I can win,' said Senna. 'I love this circuit. I'm racing better than ever and I'm really confident.' Senna was just a month old when his uncle Ayrton won ...

  7. Famous name a flashback to another time

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... to traffic at 6am, and as team owner and engineer Dick Bennetts (pictured) remembers, the instruction was clear: Don't crash. They couldn't afford to damage Ayrton Senna's Formula ... driven by Senna in the race's inaugural win, said he was lucky because Senna's car had been sponsored by Marlboro and Teddy Yip and so they were given access to Yip's private ...

  8. Local race became an institution

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Schwantz and Michael Rutter. In 1983, a young Brazilian driver, Ayrton Senna da Silva, won in the first Formula 3 Grand Prix and the event has been a proving ground for future Formula 1 stars ever ...

  9. A case of identity

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Bruno Senna has unfinished business at the Guia circuit, but it's unrelated to his famous uncle, reports Melanie Ho They have created a split screen, with Ayrton on the left, Bruno ... similarities between the late Ayrton Senna, perhaps the greatest Formula One driver of his generation, and his 24-year old nephew Bruno. To them, to the Senna fans who have compiled website montages, ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - PIT STOP RICHARD DREW

    Same old story, but it's getting better

    Posted May 07th 2014, 08:43pm by Richard Drew

    ... to Spain this weekend for the first European Grand Prix of the season with thoughts of Ayrton Senna still very fresh. It was the 20th anniversary of his death last week, and for motorsport fans ... the man who was chasing Senna at Imola, Michael Schumacher, was one of those who took up the safety campaign. Ayrton Senna's death was seen as a catalyst, and no driver has died since ...




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