And I had a huge crash.

” 25 years on from Formula One’s darkest weekend, the sporting world continues to mourn Ayrton Senna. Senna’s death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix came one day after Ronald Ratzenberger was killed at Imola when his Simtek crashed at the Villeneuve Curva, and marked the first World Championship fatalities since the 1982 Canadian Grand Prix.

3 A quarter of a century ago, Formula One lost its hero Senna planned to pay tribute to Ratzenberger by, on the morning of the race, placing an Austria flag in his car. He was going to wave the flag after winning the race. Senna would never cross the finishing line. The Brazilian icon crashed at the Tamburello corner on lap seven, his Williams colliding with the wall at 135mph.

3 Senna’s fatal crash is widely considered one of F1’s most tragic incidents He was pronounced dead hours later. (بیشتر…)