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F1 Fanatic - Alan McLaren
I’m proudly a McLaren supporter since 1996.
I was Senna supporter as almost every brazilian were, but after 1st May 1994, the majority of spectators here just decided not to follow F1 anymore. I was 6 then and my parents convinced me to do the same, and I did. But at the end of 1996 Season, it was a Saturday night and due to Time Zone differences, it is Saturday here in Brazil when the race starts in Australia. I was changing repeatedly the TV channels when I saw a white and red car just like those Ayrton Senna used to drive. I don’t know exactly why, although that car had brought me great memories, I had not a clear reason to support them. There were no Brazilian driver there nor a superstar driver. Still, I felt like It was a kind of gratitude to support the team which delivered great cars to the man I learnt to admire and support so intensively.
I hope someday I can see a Brazilian driving for McLaren again, except Felipe Massa. He’s always complaining and rarely recognises his mistakes. Felipe Nasr and Luiz Razia are good names for the future though but Bruno Senna would hardly be considered, unfortunately.
I’d stay on Sector A too. It’s almost as cheaper as Sector G and I suppose it’ll be possible to see other parts of the track as well. I’ve never been to Interlagos nor attended to a F1 Grand Prix before. Travelling to São Paulo won’t be a problem though. I live in Rio de Janeiro and it takes about 1 hour by plane. I just have to find a hotel reasonably near from the track and not expensive.