The Story of an Immortal – Ayrton Senna Seen Again
More than 25 years have passed since that fateful May 1, 1994, when Ayrton Senna went off the track and crashed into a concrete wall at Imola’s infamous Tamburello corner. Even then it was clear: Formula 1 has lost one of its icons.
The literature on the three-time Formula 1 world champion is now filling shelves, and yet this book allows a new look at Ayrton Senna – the racing driver and the person. This illustrated book contains almost 250 photos, many of them from Franco Villani’s archive and previously unpublished in Germany. Together with reports from leading motorsport journalists who knew him personally, they paint a new picture of the Formula 1 legend.
Quite a few consider Ayrton Senna to be the fastest racing driver of all time. Many of his Formula 1 records are still unbroken today. The duels with his teammate Alain Prost are legendary, as is his talent for controlling the car perfectly even in the rain.
Motorsport journalists Pino Allievi, Roberto Boccafogli, Carlo Cavicchi, Giorgio Piola and Carlos Sanchez knew Senna on and off the race track. In this illustrated book they describe their very personal experiences with an exceptional driver and bring a piece of Formula 1 history to life. The deserved appreciation of an unforgettable.