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Ayrton Senna Tag Archive

Films

Senna, in the heart of Brazil

Ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix, we take a look at the animation created about one of Ayrton Senna’s greatest race wins – The 1991 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos. Continue Reading

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Products

Amalgam amazing minature McLaren models

Through the photographer’s lens the McLaren M8D looks every inch as intimidating as it did during the 1970 Can-Am racing season. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Honda revives an icon – The new Honda NSX

With Honda’s first generation NSX two-seater sharing handling development with the late three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna, there was never any doubt about the legendary sports car’s performance. Praised for its nimble handling and advanced aerodynamic design, Honda has finally revived its iconic two-seater as the second generation Acura NSX in the US. Continue Reading

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Films

Senna documentary 5 years on. Our original Asif Kapadia interview.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been exactly 5 years since the Senna film release. Comprised purely of archive footage and newer interviews as audio, it left us in awe of the Ayrton Senna legacy and the ferocity of the racing in the 80’s and 90’s. Here is our original interview with Director Asif Kapadia.

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Helmets

McLaren F1 driver crash helmets

‘Crown Jewels’ according to Mclaren’s webiste. I have to agree. Their stunning collection of original race helmets, worn by some of the most famous drivers in the team’s history line MTC is woking. Continue Reading

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Films

Chris Labrooy creates elastic car art in Tokyo

A Honda NSX, Datsun 240Z, Datsun Skyline GT-R and the Toyota AE86 are twisted and distorted in Tokyo. Ayrton Senna worked on the original NSX design in the 1990’s so there’s the F1 link… Continue Reading

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Art

Senna street art for Interlagos 2015

Ahead of the 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix, Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra has created a striking mural of Ayrton Senna in Sao Paulo.

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Films

McLaren Remember Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna’s qualifying lap during the 1988 Monaco Grand Prix is widely regarded as the best single lap in F1 history. On May 1st, 20 years to the day since Ayrton was killed in a fatal crash in the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, the Official McLaren YouTube channel presents an epic portrayal of Senna’s Monaco ’88 qualifying lap to commemorate the life and career of a legend. Continue Reading

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Films

Honda create Senna tribute ghost lap at Suzuka

Using data from a Senna lap around Suzuka in 1989, Honda have used a lighting set-up to re-create the lap, complete with the sound of the McLaren MP4/5. Senna won all of his World Championships in a McLaren Honda, and had a strong connection with Japan throughout his career, and this event -though haunting – is a fitting tribute of F1’s finest. Continue Reading

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