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Ayrton Senna: Breaking Down Icon’s Standing in F1 History

Numbers do not mean everything in Formula One, at least in the eyes of the fan. That is why Ayrton Senna, still a triple world champion, is often viewed by many as being the greatest of all time, despite the likes of Alain Prost, Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher all having won more titles than the Brazilian. That's not to say Senna is not among the greatest when it comes to statistics. He started 161 races, 65 from pole, and won 41 races. He finished on the podium 80 times and was world champion in 1988, 1990 and 1991. The latter was earned 22 years ago today, in the Japanese Grand Prix. There was certainly something different about him. I am not pretending I knew him or watched him race live at the time (I was not even two years o...

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