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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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"It makes no sense for me that [some people talk] about my disability because I'm normal," Abu Senna said, with a warm smile stretching over his face.
2 1985 PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX: In April of the following campaign, Senna - racing in only his 16th grand prix - took pole for his new Lotus team before a remarkable drive in the wet would see him claim his first of 41 victories.
Featuring a McLaren P1 GTR, a McLaren P1 and road-going McLaren Senna alongside the new GTR, the track parade will also include the famous XP5 McLaren F1 prototype.
The finished product incorporates a staggering 467,854 individual Lego bricks and weighs 1,700kg, which is 500kg more than a regular Senna.
The interior features lashings of Alcantara along with more Senna design cues, including one of his quotes to get an enthusiastic driver in the appropriate mood.
His Senna is finished in a bespoke emerald green that McLaren named 'Fux Green.'
Senna was at the wheel of the Toleman-Hart TG184 in a 1984 race that sparked his legendary feud with rival Alain Prost.
Ayrton Senna's famous win at the 1993 European GP will be celebrated at this year's Donington Historic Festival.
Unlike the P1, its Ultimate Series compatriot, the Senna isn't a hybrid.
Hamilton's time of 1min 11.459sec gave him his 65th pole - the same as Senna.
Hamilton, who has spoken of his admiration for Senna throughout his grand prix career, will match his idol's record of 41 wins should he triumph under the lights in Singapore on Sunday.
Senna's star is on the ascent and her owner, JAM Architect director Chris Manton, realises the value his skipper brings to the yacht; Garner has twice won the Australian Fireball Championship, won the Australian SB3 Championship and is an accomplished Etchells sailor.