Ayrton Senna articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Ayrton Senna: All His Races reviewed 4th May 2014, 13:20

The newest book on Ayrton Senna is a race-by-race history of his career. But does it find anything new to say about F1’s most famous driver?

Senna ‘wanted to drive for Ferrari’ – Montezemolo 30th April 2014, 14:21

Ayrton Senna would have joined Ferrari for the final years of his Formula One career, the team’s president Luca di Montezemolo has claimed.

“It was hard to distinguish one bit of awesome from another”: Ron Dennis on Ayrton Senna 17th April 2014, 13:53

Ahead of the twentieth anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s death, Ron Dennis gave a candid account of the most famous driver who ever sat in one of his cars.

“Ayrton Senna: Messiah of Motor Racing” reviewed 11th November 2012, 11:21

Richard Craig thought the Ayrton Senna film was too sympathetic to its subject, so he wrote his own biography of the F1 great.

Today in 1987: Mansell defeats Piquet at Silverstone 12th July 2012, 12:31

One of Nigel Mansell’s greatest victories came 25 years ago today on home ground at Silverstone – but his win had consequences for Williams.

Prost explains his objections to Senna film

Alain Prost says he’s unhappy with his portrayal in the recent film about the life of Ayrton Senna.

Ayrton Senna: The F1 Fanatic Quiz 12th August 2011, 9:54

As the film Senna makes its US debut, who better to feature in the latest F1 Fanatic Quiz?

The Making of Senna part 9: The response in Brazil 7th June 2011, 9:19

One scene in Senna the filmmakers thought was comical gets a very different reaction in Brazil.

The Making of Senna part 8: The Death of Ayrton Senna 5th June 2011, 11:13

1994: San Marino Grand Prix When it came to composing the scenes of Ayrton Senna’s death, the filmmakers had a clear idea what they were trying to do – and what they were keen to avoid. The film’s writer Manish Pandey explained: “We had certain rules. We were not going to move anything from one […]

The Making of Senna part 7: Imola 1994 4th June 2011, 17:34

How were the producers of Senna going to handle its unavoidably tragic conclusion?

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