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Ayrton Senna, 20 Years On: F1 Tributes to Brazilian Flood In on Anniversary

The "#RememberSenna" hashtag was trending on Twitter on the morning of 1 May 2014, two decades to the day since Ayrton Senna, the three-time Formula One World Champion, lost his life in the San Marino Grand Prix. The world and F1 have evolved quite dramatically in these last 20 years, haven’t they? Senna remains the last driver to die in a Formula One car. His fatal crash at the Tamburello corner of the Imola circuit in 1994, 24 hours after Austrian driver Roland Ratzenberger lost his life a couple of hundred metres down the road, signified the end of an era—and the start of a new one. The subsequent improvements in safety ensured that every driver since has been free to replicate as best they can the aggressive driving style th...

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