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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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This latest investment amounts to USD 3 million and expands Boeing's commitment to Brazil while building on the company's existing collaboration with Ayrton Senna Institute.
"Our appointment to work with Ayrton in the GCC will further cement NMK's already prestigious name in the live events industry as a distributor of premium brands.
Ayrton was assigned as her care worker under the supervision of a social worker to assist with the woman's care.
"Frank had a love-affair with Ayrton. He got into his heart, got into his mind, and he always wanted to put him in his race car.
I told him I was hurting, and suffering from the burns as my car caught on fire, but I said: "Ayrton, we need Gerhard Berger was Ayrton Senna's McLaren team-mate and close friend.
Ayrton Senna - one of the best racers in the history of Formula 1.
Christened 'Beco' by the owner - with the full blessing of the Senna family, in honour of the nickname given to Ayrton by his parents - this very special car has a unique engine specification complemented by a 24ct gold heatshield, Lexan rear cover and modified engine bay shrouds.
It's amazing to think that it took Ayrton eight attempts to win this race and it's one of the few I haven't yet won."
LEWIS Hamilton says a win in Brazil would be a "salute" to Ayrton Senna as the newly-crowned triple world champion targets a first victory in his idol's homeland.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2015 Formula One World Championship - and aims to win in Brazil as a salute to Ayrton Senna (below)
LEWIS Hamilton says he is in dreamland after he matched his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna's victory tally with an exhibition drive in Japan.
"In our constant endeavour of bringing new technologies to the region, we have tied up with two new lighting brands -- Ayrton and Brother, Brother and Sons Lighting," said Karim Abdel Massiah, Lighting Product Manager of Oasis Enterprises.