News Details

How Ayrton fuelled my love of racing

Many people ask me what drew me to racing in general, and I always remember that first time when I really found the excitement and attraction of motorsport. It was thanks to Ayrton Senna back in 1988, when he was driving that wonderful Marlboro-liveried McLaren-Honda MP4-4 around the streets of Monte Carlo before plunging into the barriers just before the tunnel. Back then as an impressionable 11-year-old, there was no need to worry about the political issues that may have dominated the sport, the inter-team rivalries and the fact that one team was dominant above all the rest, including Maranello’s “Prancing Horse.” That sound of a V6 turbo engine and the screeching of the rubber...
Full Story »
1y ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ayrton Senna – A rare interview with the much...

Ayrton Senna – A rare interview with the much missed legend 30...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ayrton Senna – He would have ended his career at...

Ferrari and Ayrton Senna fans at Suzuka Twenty years on from the death of...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ayrton Senna – Remembered by Ron Dennis the man...

Ayrton Senna – Remembered by Ron Dennis the man who new him best 30...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ayrton Senna – Hamilton and Alonso salute the...

Ayrton Senna – Hamilton and Alonso salute the legend and their...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Honda apologise to Stoner for crash at Suzuka 8 Hours

HRC confirm Stoner crash in the Suzuka 8 Hours was due to throttle...
14h ago from MotoGP.com

Honda Racing apologises to Casey Stoner following...

• Honda Racing acknowledges throttle malfunction was to blame in...
10h ago from TheGuardian.com

Aprilia to swoop for Bradl amidst Forward furore?

Forward Racing says it is still keen to retain agreements with its MotoGP...
9h ago from Crash.net

Vinales thrown lifeline as Carrasco replacement

Isaac Vinales will replace the injured Ana Carrasco at the Red Bull...
9h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Carlin continues to evaluate IndyCar program

Carlin Racing's introduction to American open-wheel racing has been as...
2h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Hondas gets manufacturer points deduction

Honda received a deduction of 100 manufacturer points from IndyCar for...
2h ago from Racer.com

Q&A: Graham Rahal on his IndyCar title prospects

In an extensive interview, Graham Rahal talks about his chances of...
21h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Zanardi still wants to race at the Indy 500

Alex Zanardi has revealed an ambition to compete in the Indianapolis 500...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvala's sights set on a home hat-trick

Having triumphed in 2010, the 30-year-old claimed a second Finland...
9h ago from WRC.com

Flying blind: co-drivers set for bumpy ride

Finland's jumps can take your breath away
13h ago from WRC.com

Junior debutant inspired by rally legend Loeb

Huttunen, 21, was chosen as rallying’s Future Star of Finland 2015 and...
13h ago from WRC.com

Vatanen in top shape for Trophy face-off

The Finn topped the points after winning the opening round in Portugal,...
14h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal To Face Leicester City Competition For Charles...

It has been reported that Leicester City have entered the race to sign...
3h ago from Nastytackle.com

The five summer transfers Arsenal fans actually want

The five summer transfers Arsenal fans actually want BEGIN GALLERY...

Gary Neville: Arsenal became more precious in...

Gary Neville: Arsenal became more precious in 2003...They didn't have...
6h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal complete the signing of talented teenage Ajax...

Arsenal complete the signing of talented teenage Ajax striker Donyell...
8h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Ferrari to let Raikkonen option expire

Ferrari looks set to allow the 2016 'option' in... Read More »
12h ago from GrandPrix.com

Survey's in…F1 fans are mental

Formula 1 fans are confusing—well, at least... Read More »
4h ago from Formula1Blog.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.