Ayrton Senna Biography
Name: Ayrton Senna da Silva
Birth date: March 21, 1960 - May 1, 1994
Profession: Racing driver
Best works: 3 Formula One world championships
Why you should read it: he was one of the greatest F1 racing drivers of all time. His aggressive style often put him and others into limits, specially with his archrival Alain Prost.
Ayrton Senna was one of the greatest Formula One pilots of all time. His fatal accident at Imola in 1994 is regarded as one of the most tragic ones in the history of sports. Senna who was a racing driver, won 3 Formula One Championships for McLaren and his rivalry with another of the all time greatest drivers Alain Prost influenced everyone.
Ayrton Senna died at the age of 34, totallying 41 wins, 80 podiums and 65 pole positions. According his many biographies, Senna was born in a wealthy Brazilian family and began racing karts at the age of 13. From then he moved to England to pursue his dreams.
Formula One of F1 is considered the highest class of single-seat auto racing, and its cars are the fastest racing cars in the world with speeds up to 240 mph (380 km/h).