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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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Hamilton, a two-time winner in Singapore, is also on the brink of emulating Senna by claiming a hat-trick of world titles after he extended his lead over Nico Rosberg to 53 points following his victory in Italy.
During his time with the Cosmos, Senna helped the club win the 2013 NASL championship during the club's first professional season in almost 30 years.
5 made its debut in Rio De Janeiro, then Senna and Toleman went on to race the car at the first four rounds of the 1984 F1 season, including Kyalami where Senna finished sixth scoring his first world championship point.
Now retired from mine detecting, the Netherlands-born Senna serves as a canine ambassador for the CHAMPS program and lives with McCasland and her adult daughter, Rachel, who assists her mother during the presentations with Senna.
It is testament to the measures implemented since May 1, 1994, that Senna, who was 34, remains the last driver to die over the course of an F1 weekend.
In a ceremony at the Tamburello corner, double world champion and Ferrari driver, Fernando Alonso paid tribute to both Senna and Raztzenberger and said the safety in Formula 1 has improved a lot after that weekend.
Austrian rookie Roland Ratzenberger had died the day before Senna, when he crashed during qualifying, and the two remain the last driver fatalities during a grand prix weekend.
Senna and Berger duelled in pranks: revenge for a hotel room packed with frogs and snakes was a snapshot of a backside glued into a passport.
If the weather plays ball for the Beneteaus, Senna will be a serious contender.
Ducati, an Italy-based automaker, is launching its 1199 Panigale S Senna Limited Edition motorcycle at the Two Wheels Motorcycle Show to be held in Sao Paulo.
today released the 3D-View, new interactive web content that enables users to experience the engine sound and driving trajectory reproduced into 3-dimensional computer graphics (CG) based on data recorded of Ayrton Senna driving the McLaren-Honda MP4/5 in the FIA(1) Formula One (F1) World Championship at Suzuka Circuit in 1989.
The 2008 drivers' champion is adamant the spectacle of speed isn't nearly as appealing as it was back in the glory days when Ayrton Senna was in his prime, during the late 1980s and early 90s.