Senna, Ayrton

Portrait
Born: Mar 21, 1960 AD
Died: 1994 AD, at 34 years of age.

Nationality: Brazilian
Categories: Race Drivers


1960 - Born on the 21st of March in São Paulo.

 

1973 - At the age of thirteen he entered karting competition.

 

1981 - Won at the British Formula Ford 1600 competition.

 

1982 - Senna won two of the European races - the British and European Formula Ford 2000 Championships.

 

1984 - Scored his first World Championship point on 7th of April at the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami.

 

1985 - In the raced at the Autódromo do Estoril in Estoril, Portugal on 21st of April he scored his first Grand Prix victory.

 

         - At the end of 1985, he finished a respectable 4th in the World Championship with 38 points and six podiums (two wins, two seconds and two thirds), as well as snatching seven pole positions.

 

1986 - Finished second to his fellow countryman Nelson Piquet at the Brazilian GP at Jacarepaguá in Rio de Janeiro.

 

1987 - Won two races in a row: The prestigious Monaco GP and the United States GP at Detroit for the second

year in a row, once again taking the World Championship lead.

 

1988 - Won Formula One Grand Prix championship 1988, 1990, 1991.

 

1994 - Died on 1st of May in racing accident during San Marino Grand Prix.

 

 

 

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