Articles about Ayrton Senna

“He had a God-given talent I haven’t witnessed anywhere else”
Expect a lot of cars in this list
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The former prototypes have been given the McLaren Special Operations treatment
The McLaren Senna is a carbon-tubbed, 335kph, 789hp monster. It's the most extreme road car McLaren has ever built. But then, it was always going to be given who they named it after.So, how do you make a car
Located in Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, who was elected toward the end of last year, has tweeted news that the country's grand prix will move to a newly built track in Rio.Interlagos, pictured below, has been a well-loved circuit on the
His pose is a work of art
Even for the most ardent Ayrton Senna fan, this tribute to the three-time Formula 1 world champion might be a bit too much for the lounge coffee table. This is a life-size, 160kg bronze statue of the Brazilian racer, depicting
And the changes—inspired by the MP4/4—aren’t purely aesthetic
Ayrton Senna won the first of his three Formula 1 world championships in 1988, behind the wheel of a McLaren MP4/4. One especially devoted and especially wealthy Senna fan is honoring that anniversary with this-a P1 GTR (not an actual
Tributes to the legend
There's perhaps no name more regal in the world of motorsports than that of Ayrton Senna. The Brazilian three-time Formula 1 champion continues to inspire long after his passing. As a tribute to the legend, TAG Heuer has just released
Apart from having been piloted by Senna
In creating 1988's MP4/4, McLaren found itself at a once-in-a-generation intersection of technical genius, turbocharged firepower and divine driving talent. Three names stand out: Gordon Murray, Honda and Ayrton Senna, all at the peak of their considerable
A drive in both will answer that question
Has there ever been another car so inseparably entwined with one name than the NSX and Aryton Senna? McLaren F1 and Gordon Murray? Maybe. Model T and Henry Ford? Interesting point. Mr Bean and the Mini? Stop it. Remarkably, though, Senna's
Could AI driving styles be the future?
Step past the moderately terrifying premise of the Robocar-a fully autonomous, artificially intelligent racing car that looks like a ground-based missile and is capable of going really fast by making millions of split-second decisions-and it's actually quite
*Open to argument, of course
I'm standing next to what can only be described as a McLaren 720S subjected to a state-sponsored doping program. It's swapped beautiful for brutal and soft undulations for jagged voids. Your eyes flit around it, not knowing where to
Gone too soon
That's 162 Grand Prix entries, 41 wins, 65 pole positions, 80 podiums and three world championships. Staggering statistics for any F1 driver, but these extraordinary numbers aren't even half the Ayrton Senna story.The Brazilian legend tragically passed away following
Their legacies live on
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.The Honda/Acura NSX is one of the great Japanese sports cars of our generation. Even though the first-generation model came out some
Featuring the great Ayrton Senna
Honda is known for pretty much everything motoring-wise. The Japanese carmaker produces cars, motorcycles, engines, robots, and now even aircraft. If it moves and has a motor, you can be certain that Honda has a stake in the segment. But what
A quick history lesson
Silverstone Circuit is not only the so-called home of British motorsport, but also one of the longest-existing venues on the Formula 1 calendar. Though there had been events dubbed the 'British Grand Prix' (held in Brooklands) before the series was
Which ones are yours?
The buzz now in Formula 1 centers on the reported decision of the motorsport's governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, to ban helmet design changes within an F1 season. According to Reuters, the seemingly petty new rule
As factory driver for McLaren GT
After driving a McLaren 12C GT3 race car at the 2013 Total 24 Hours of Spa endurance race for McLaren customer team Von Ryan Racing, Bruno Senna is now officially part of the McLaren GT racing team after being signed by the
Know why the F1 legend is a folk hero in Brazil
As expected, the 20th death anniversary of Ayrton Senna has unleashed a deluge of tributes from all over the world, TopGear.com.ph included. As it happens, the maker of the world's most popular driving-simulation game also had its own
Watch this
A HANS device (head and neck support) is a U-shaped safety harness for motorsports that reduces the chances of its wearer experiencing a basilar skull fracture in the event of a car crash.The device works by preventing the head from
Imagine that
As the world marks the 20th anniversary of Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna's death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, many wondered how the sport would have been like if he lived through his fatal accident. Would Michael Schumacher have
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