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Ratzenberger 'deserves Imola tribute'

Roland Ratzenberger deserves a permanent tribute at Imola alongside Ayrton Senna's statue, according to his former team-mate David Brabham. The Austrian died after crashing in qualifying at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, a day before ex-world champion Senna lost his life in the race. Brabham believes Ratzenberger should at least have a 'simple plaque' at the circuit to commemorate him. 'I was sad when I heard there was nothing for Roland,' he told BBC Sport. There will be a special memorial service for the former Simtek driver on Wednesday - exactly 20 years since the accident - and both he and Senna will be remembered in four days of public events at Imola from Thursday to Sunday. 'Ideal...
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