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Minichamps 1:18 Ralt Toyota RT3 Ayrton Senna Winner GP Macau 1983
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Ayrton Senna da Silva (21st of March 1960 in São Paulo; 1st of May 1994 in Bologna) was a Brazilian race car driver. From 1984 until his death he participated in Formula 1. He won the World Championship title three times. At the Grand Prix of San Marino in 1994 he passed away after a fatal race accident.
Senna raced in 161 Formula 1 Grand Prix's for the teams such as Lotus, McLaren and Williams. He achieved 41 victories, 65 pole positions as well as 19 fastest laps; his greatest success came with McLaren-Honda.In the public he was well known for his intense rivalry with the French driver Alain Prost. In total they battled for 4 World Championships. His driving skills, especially during rain, earned him the nick name The Magic.
In April of 2004 a 77 men strong jury, consisting of Formula 1 pilots, engineers, journalists and team heads, voted Senna as the fastest Formula 1 driver in history. In December of 2006 and 2009 the vote among experts was renewed and Senna defended the first place successfully. Those experts acknowledged and remarked that it is rather difficult to compare the different eras of Formula 1.
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Minichamps 1:18 Williams Renault FW16 - Ayrton Senna 15th Anniversary Commemoration (01-05-1994 TO 01-05-2009)
Ayrton Senna da Silva (21 March 1960 – 1 May 1994) was a Brazilian racing driver. A three-time Formula One world champion, he is generally regarded as one of the greatest F1 drivers to have raced.
Senna began his motorsport career in karting, moving up to open-wheel racing in 1981, and winning the British Formula 3 championship in 1983. He made his Formula One debut with Toleman-Hart in 1984 before moving to Lotus-Renault the following year and winning six Grands Prix over the next three seasons.
In 1988, he joined Frenchman Alain Prost at McLaren-Honda. Between them, they won all but one of the 16 Grands Prix that year and Senna his first World Championship. Prost claimed the championship in 1989, and Senna his second and third championships in 1990 and 1991. In 1992, the Williams-Renault combination began to dominate Formula One. Senna nonetheless managed to finish the 1993 season as runner-up, winning five races and negotiating a move to Williams in 1994.
He was killed in a crash at Tamburello corner while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix circuit located in Imola, Italy.