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In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday

March 21, 2014, 3:59 am
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • The Formula One legend Ayrton Senna died in a horrific car crash on May 1, 1994.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • Senna - born on March 21, 1960, in Brazil - was born in a wealthy family.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • Three-time world champion Sennna drove for Toleman, Lotus, Williams and most famously for McLaren.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • The new world champion Niki Lauda is hugged by third-placed Ayrton Senna at the 1984 Portuguese Grand Prix in Estoril.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • (Left to Right) Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell, and Nelson Piquet pose for photographers at the Estoril Circuit before the 1986 Portuguese Grand Prix.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • The Brazilian won six Grands Prix with Lotus-Renault.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • Senna won his first Formula One title driving for McLaren-Honda in 1988 alongside the legendary Alain Prost. Though Prost claimed the championship in 1989, Senna - making a strong comeback - returned to win his second and third championships in 1990 and 1991.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In 1994, Senna moved to Williams, dominating the F1 circuit with Williams-Renault combination.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • The champion, who always motivated his juniors and team-mates, left everyone in tears when he died in a tragic race crash at the age of 34.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In the various motorsports polls, Senna has been voted as one of the greatest of all time.
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  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday
  • In pics: Remembering F1 star Ayrton Senna on his 54th birthday