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Senna
Senna
Hales-Dutton, Bruce2018
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Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won three FormulaOne world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991, and is widelyregarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He died inan accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams. Senna began his motorsport career in karting, moved up to open-wheel racing in1981, and won the 1983 British Formula Three Championship. In 1988, he joinedFrenchman Alain Prost at McLaren-Honda. Between them, they won all but oneof the 16 Grands Prix that year, and Senna claimed his first World Championship.Prost claimed the championship in 1989, and Senna his second and thirdchampionships in 1990 and 1991. In 1992, the Williams-Renault combination beganto dominate Formula One. Senna nonetheless managed to finish the 1993 seasonas runner-up, winning five races and negotiating a move to Williams in 1994.
Title:
Senna / Bruce Hales-Dutton.
Author:
Published:
[Solihull] : Danann Publishing Ltd, 2018.
Extent:
103 pages : illustrations (colour), portraits (colour) ; 28 cm.
ISBN:
9781912332243 (hbk)
Language:
English
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