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Hill: Ayrton's death was a defining moment in modern sport

Damon Hill will watch Formula 1’s return to Imola unfold from London on Sunday, exactly 26 years and six months after his team-mate’s death at the northern Italian venue rocked the world. At 2.17 pm on May 1, 1994, Ayrton Senna lost control of his Williams at the notorious Tamburello corner and slammed into a concrete wall at 140mph. The right-front suspension of the triple world champion’s car penetrated his helmet and he died instantly. On Sunday, Lewis Hamilton will tread the same tarmac that claimed the life of his childhood idol for the first time in his F1 career as the sport stages a one-off race in Imola in this Covid-disturbed campaign. Hamilton, just nine when Senna was...
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