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Senna: A legacy that transcends generations

On May 1st 1994 at around 2:15pm, the history of Formula 1 was changed forever as the #2 Williams-Renault of Ayrton Senna speared into the wall at Tamburello on lap seven of the San Marino Grand Prix. When the news of the Brazilian’s death came through later that day, it sent shockwaves through his home country and the sporting world as a whole. A dark shadow was cast across the race weekend at Imola, and a certain nauseous feeling was left in the paddock. The hero, the burning spirit and deity that won three world titles with McLaren had died. On May 3rd 1995, some 367 days later, I was born in Hastings in the south of England where I have lived ever since. I first watched Formula 1 at...
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