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Monaco Grand Prix: Reliving Ayrton Senna’s 1988 Qualifying and Race

Today marks 26 years since the Monaco Grand Prix of 1988, the weekend which saw Ayrton Senna, the three-time Formula One World Champion, achieve the one thing that all athletes seek to achieve in their chosen sport: perfection. It was the event in which Senna truly, after dropping several hints in the four seasons since his F1 debut, announced his arrival on the world stage. The Brazilian out-qualified Alain Prost, his McLaren teammate, by a margin of 1.427 seconds around the streets of Monte Carlo. It is often said in F1 that the most accurate measurement of a driver's true ability is his results in comparison to his teammate, who has access to an identical car. This is amplified in qualifying, when cars are trimmed down, fitted ...

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