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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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But Prost said: "You cannot compare Lewis to Ayrton - maybe a little in driving style but the approach and personality is so different.
Formula 1's soap opera-style antics went into overdrive when Ayrton teamed up with arch rival Alain Prost at McLaren in 1988.
Ayrton has become a schoolboy ambassador for anti-poverty charity Teardrop, one of 200 UK charities and churches which has formed the "Enough Food for Everyone IF" campaign aimed at urging world leaders to tackle the scandal of global hunger.
His uncle was widely regarded as one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time and now even Ayrton is trying to build his own racing career.
MOTOR racing lost one of its greats on this day in 1994 when the Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna was killed at the San Marino Grand Prix in Italy at the age of 34.
ICE-COOL Lewis Hamilton was close to tears after receiving a moving tribute from the sister of his late racing hero Ayrton Senna.
The sale follows Reeve's death and features memorabilia relating to legendary drivers like Jackie Stewart, Nikki Lauda and Ayrton Senna.
It is widely accepted he is the greatest Formula One driver of all time with Ayrton Senna, who died in such tragic circumstances, arguably the only person in his league.
But that threat will not stop Ferrari ordering Barrichello to move over for the German on Sunday when Schumacher bids to equal Ayrton Senna's record of victories on the famous street circuit.
MICHAEL Schumacher has revealed it was the memory of Ayrton Senna that finally reduced him to tears in public.
Michael Schumacher has insisted he should not be compared to Ayrton Senna as he bids to equal the legendary Brazilian's tally of career wins this weekend.
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