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Senna's family 'didn't expect the worst'

Watching on TV, Ayrton Senna's family expected him to walk away from the San Marino crash that claimed his life, according to his nephew Bruno. Next Thursday, 1 May, will be 20 years since the Formula 1 legend tragically lost his life when he crashed while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. It was a dark weekend in F1 history as earlier Roland Ratzenberger had been killed when the front wing of his car broke during qualifying, sending him into the wall. Despite the sadness in the paddock, the drivers opted to race on Sunday. Senna was leading when, on lap seven, his Williams left the track and he hit the wall at high speed. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Speaking about that...
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