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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In its second stint, Honda won 69 races with renowned Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna da Silva among those taking the wheel.
In the second period, Honda won 69 victories with drivers including Ayrton Senna da Silva, triggering an F1 boom in Japan.