Tag Archive: Ayrton Senna

May 31

Rosland Capital unveil Ayrton Senna Gold & Silver Coin Collection

Limited Edition Coins Launched to Celebrate Senna’s First Win in Monaco 30 Years Ago Today

Rosland Capital unveil Ayrton Senna Gold & Silver Coin CollectionLeading precious metal asset firm, Rosland Capital, chose the occasion of the 2017 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix to unveil their latest coin collection – designed in collaboration with the Ayrton Senna Institute (Instituto Ayrton Senna) – celebrating the landmark first win at the most renowned circuit in F1 by its most famous son thirty years ago today.

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May 05

Monaco ePrix: the key stats

After a year’s break, the Monaco ePrix is back, and here are the key facts and stats around the race

Monaco is the home of the most famous street course in the world, with racing taking place on the streets of the Principality since 1929. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

‘Price to pay’ for Honda supplying second F1 team – Boullier

“Whatever happens, we are partners”

'Price to pay' for Honda supplying second F1 team - BoullierMcLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier is open to engine partner Honda supplying a second team in the future, but says there would be a “price to pay” despite the benefits of additional data. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport

After an absence of 38 years, McLaren is to return to the Indianapolis 500 next month, using Honda engines

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti AutosportOn May 28th 2017 McLaren will enter a single car in the 101st Indianapolis 500, powered by Honda. The car will be run by the Andretti Autosport team, headed by founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer Michael Andretti, a former IndyCar champion who raced in Formula 1 for McLaren alongside the legendary Ayrton Senna for a single season (1993) and is the son of three-time IndyCar champion and one-time Formula 1 champion Mario Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Senna’s original race machine headline’s Formula Ford 50th anniversary display at Autosport International

Ayrton Senna’s Van Diemen RF81 plus the car that started it all, the Lotus 51, will be on display at Autosport International

Senna Racing the Van Diemen RF81 The Historic Sportscar Club (HSCC) will kick off the 50th anniversary celebrations of Formula Ford at Autosport International with a major display of iconic single-seaters. The spectacular nine-car display will showcase landmark Formula Ford designs as well as those cars with prominent histories. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Verstappen talks Ayrton Senna comparisons

Verstappen admits there would be some satisfaction in beating the Ferrari driver

2016-10-23_72613 Max Verstappen says he wants to stay ‘neutral’ in reaction to those comparing his headline-grabbing performance in the Brazilian Grand Prix to the great Ayrton Senna. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Formula V8 3.5 series: Seven title contenders, seven!

Hans Binder: “I’m impressed by FV8 3.5”

SEVEN TITLE CONTENDERS, SEVEN!The last Season event in the Formula V8 3.5 plays a capital role this weekend in the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (5th-6th November) with seven title contenders wrapped in a gap of 47 points.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Wolff: Verstappen refreshing but dangerous like Senna

“You can clearly see some guys around him are starting to think twice on how to overtake him”
2016-07-09-Saturday-0106 Toto Wolff says Max Verstappen’s recent surge through the ranks in F1 reminds him of Ayrton Senna and has called him ‘refreshing but dangerous’ after his latest on-track clashes. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 26

McLaren celebrates its Formula 1 heroes and history with 50th anniversary campaign (+video)

On May 22 1966, Bruce McLaren started a Formula 1 race in a chassis bearing his own name for the very first time

The overweight and under-prepared M2B car only lasted nine laps before retiring with an oil leak, but the New Zealander had made his mark.

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May 26

Jules Bianchi’s family begins legal proceedings

“Jules Bianchi’s death was avoidable”
2014-06-05_0125 The family of the late Jules Bianchi are to begin legal proceedings against the FIA, Marussia and FOM following the F1 driver’s death as a result of injuries sustained during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 24

Newspaper says Hamilton could miss Monaco

A mysterious incident involving Lewis

The next wild rumour is now firing in formula one, ahead of the championship’s ’jewel in the crown’ event in Monaco this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

WEC: Mark Webber’s Memories – Spa

Spa is a favourite for many drivers and has provided for some exciting racing in the past

Mark Webber Spa is not only one of Mark’s favourite circuits, he also has great memories of watching one particular race growing up and notching up his first, big international win there. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

Prost: F1 needs more open title fight

“Lewis should be the favourite for the championship again”

Prost: F1 needs more open title fightAlain Prost says F1 needs an open title battle and believes Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel could take on Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Williams FW08C to star in Live Action Arena at Autosport International

The car, which raced in the 1983 F1 season, will be starring in the Live Action Arena

Williams FW08C, Goodwood, 2012Fans of Formula One will get the chance to see a significant part of motorsport history at Autosport International this January, with an appearance from the Williams-Cosworth FW08C in the Live Action Arena. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Hamilton still living the dream as F1 champion

Lewis Hamilton paid tribute to his family’s sacrifices as he picked up the F1 drivers’ championship trophy for a third time

Hamilton still living the dream as F1 championLewis Hamilton has admitted that he still can’t quite believe that he has equalled the record of his hero as a three-time F1 champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Mercedes confirms Hamilton unwell but will race in Brazil

Mercedes says Lewis Hamilton will race in Brazil despite missing a sponsors event after flying to Sao Paulo a day late due to illness
2015-10-23_39190 Mercedes has confirmed Lewis Hamilton is unwell and delayed his flight to Brazil on the advice of doctors but says he will be fit enough to race in the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend.
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Nov 09

Hamilton aiming to break Brazilian duck

For all his success in F1, there are still things that Lewis Hamilton needs to achieve, starting this weekend at the Brazilian Grand Prix

2015-10-24_39864 His hero may have taken eight attempts to win at home, but Lewis Hamilton is hoping its ninth time lucky as he chases the one that keeps getting away at Interlagos.

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Oct 06

Hamilton hunts double delight in Russia!

Lewis Hamilton is looking to make it two wins from two Russian Grand Prix after fighting back to the top with victory at Suzuka

Hamilton hunts double delight in RussiaLewis Hamilton says he wants to serve up double delight in Russia after bouncing back at Suzuka to extend his championship lead to 48 points over Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

FIA to study closed-cockpit concepts!

Charlie Whiting says motorsport’s governing body will look into further ways to improve driver safety

2015-06-06_1639The FIA will consider ways to improve driver safety in the wake of Justin Wilson’s death, including a revisiting of closed-cockpit concepts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

United Autosports shake down Senna kart

Britain’s kart legend Terry Fullerton on hand to witness Richard Dean taking to the track in ex-Senna DAP kart

Ayrton Senna kart United Autosports has just finished restoring the last kart Ayrton Senna is understood to have ever raced. Zak Brown purchased the 1981 DAP kart at a Bonhams Auction in January and following a six month rebuild, United’s other co-owner Richard Dean shook down the rebuilt kart last week (3 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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