Last night I went to the cinema with my brother to watch Senna The Movie. Having only been 7 years old when he was killed at Imola I never really understood the impact he made within Formula One. The film showed a huge amount of footage throughout his career up until his last race, as well as his trouble with motorsport politics. I would strongly recommend seeing the film if your a motorsport fan as it gives a insight into the life of Ayrton Senna. Here is a clip from Top Gear about Artyon Senna showing what some of the film touches on,
19 June 2011
11 June 2011
My buddy posted this on my Facebook wall earlier today. As it is Le Mans this weekend I was going to make a related post anyway, but after seeing this I wanted to share it. Luckily Allan McNish is fine as well as the spectators. Allan was running second in the race after stating fourth on the grid when he clipped a GTE Pro Ferrari. I can't help but think of the evolution of motorsport safety after watching this, and what could have happened. If this was 40 years ago the headlines tomorrow could have been very different.......