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Pat Symonds remembers Senna: Ayrton moved the goal posts!

By Luis Vasconcelos Ayrton Senna is best remembered for his time at McLaren, the team that helped him to three World Championships in five years, but the Brazilian started his Formula One career with Toleman, a small British team that lasted only four seasons in Grand Prix racing before being sold to the Benetton family. In what would become one of the greatest teams in Formula One, Senna met Pat Symonds, then a young race engineer only on his fourth Formula One season. Ironically, it was with Michael Schumacher that Symonds won his first two championships, before achieving another double success with Fernando Alonso one decade later. Even 30 years after working with the Brazilian driver,...
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