Ayrton Senna


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Ayrton Senna

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 10 pounds. The term derives from the name of Ayrton Senna, a racecar driver in the 1980s and 1990s. In Cockney rhyming slang, Senna rhymes with a casual pronunciation of tenner. It is sometimes shortened to Ayrton.
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AUCTION: The Toleman TG184-2 used by Ayrton Senna in his first season
Full speed ahead: Ian Cook with his art work of Ayrton Senna.
A limited edition DVD and Blu-ray box set, packaged with a detailed 1:12 model of the Lotus 97T that took Ayrton Senna to his first F1 victory is also available.
The sale follows Reeve's death and features memorabilia relating to legendary drivers like Jackie Stewart, Nikki Lauda and Ayrton Senna.
Barrichello has been the subject of Brazilian attention since the death of three-time world champion Ayrton Senna in 1994.
An official England squad suit worn by players at the World Cup and the driving suit worn by Ayrton Senna in the 1991 Formula One season will also be among the "lots" to go under the hammer later this month at Sotheby's.
But Brawn's case is backed up by statistics that put 31-year-old Schumacher ahead of modern greats Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost.
Old school as in the fact he would have loved to race in F1's golden era in the late 1980s against his hero, Ayrton Senna (inset), Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost and Nelson Piquet.
New York, Nov 26( ANI ): Sebastian Vettel described his achievement of claiming a third successive Formula One crown in the country of racing legend Ayrton Senna as unreal.
THE car Ayrton Senna drove in his first Formula 1 race is to be sold at auction.
However, Button had to settle for seventh quickest behind Hamilton - who sported a Brazil flag on his helmet in tribute to the late, great Ayrton Senna - following yesterday's two 90-minute practice sessions.
GENIUS AT WORK: A poignant documentary of Formula One driving ace Ayrton Senna has been painstakingly constructed from hours of race footage.