It’s funny, but the torturous images of Senna’s final race at Imola really do seem (in my mind at least) as antiquated as the 20 years that separates them from this week. I say ‘funny’ because the memories of his final race win in Adelaide seem vividly recent.
Being the final race on the Formula 1 calendar, Adelaide was always a party. Outside of Monaco, it was probably the only place on the planet you could be distracted from negotiating a beer at the neighbouring pub (not that I was yet at drinking age!) by the sound of a frustrated Jean Alesi negotiating a burnout after a spin in his V12 F93A. You really were that close to the action.
Being lucky enough to be working in a...
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