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Schumacher takes fourth win at subdued Monaco 15th May 2014, 12:48

Today in 1994 Michael Schumacher won the first race after the death of Ayrton Senna, but the events of Imola continued to overshadow the racing.

Today in 1994: The crash seen around the world 1st May 2014, 13:02

The death of Ayrton Senna 20 years ago today stunned the motor racing world and would lead to profound changes to improve safety in Formula One.

Schumacher wins again as traction control row brews 15th April 2014, 13:10

Michael Schumacher took his second win of 1994 at the new TI Aida venue, while Ayrton Senna crashed out early and Ferrari were embroiled in a technical row.

Schumacher wins, Senna spins and Brundle has an incredible escape 25th March 2014, 12:55

The 1994 season began with three shocks: Senna spun into retirement as he was beaten by Schumacher, Brundle survived a major crash and Irvine earned a three-race ban.

Today in 1973: Last-lap heartbreak in first Swedish GP 17th June 2013, 12:02

The first ever Swedish Grand Prix, held on this day 40 years, almost had a fairytale finish. But hopes of a home win were dashed on the last lap.

25 years ago today: Senna’s first win for McLaren 1st May 2013, 12:28

Ayrton Senna scored his first win for McLaren on this day 25 years ago – at the same track where he lost his life six years later.

Today in 1993: Senna’s last great race at Donington 11th April 2013, 22:03

F1’s only race at Donington Park saw a memorable first lap by Ayrton Senna, an great but unrewarded drive by Rubens Barrichello – and Tom Wheatcroft achieve his lifelong dream.

Today in 1953: Peron’s Grand Prix ends in carnage 18th January 2013, 14:16

The first flyaway round of the world championship was held in Argentina on this day 60 years ago. But the race held at the behest of president Juan Domingo Peron ended in tragedy.

20 years ago today: Mansell finally wins the title 16th August 2012, 12:55

Nigel Mansell clinched the world championship in an unusually incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix on this day in 1992.

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.