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Ayrton Senna da Silva (Brazilian Portuguese: [aˈiʁtõ ˈsẽnɐ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ] ( listen); 21 Mairch 1960 – 1 Mey 1994) wis a Brazilian racin driver wha won three Formula Ane warld championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 an 1991 an is regairdit as ane o the greatest Formula Ane drivers o aw time.[2][3] He wis killed in an accident while leadin the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams.[4]

Ayrton Senna
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BornAyrton Senna da Silva
21 Mairch 1960(1960-03-21)
São Paulo, Brazil
Dee'd1 Mey 1994(1994-05-01) (aged 34)
Bologna, Italy
Formula Ane Warld Championship career
NaitionalityBrazil Brazilian
Active years19841994
TeamsToleman, Lotus, McLaren, Williams
Entries162 (161 stairts)
Championships3 (1988, 1990, 1991)
Career pynts610 (614)[1]
Powl poseetions65
Festest laps19
First entry1984 Brazilian Grand Prix
First win1985 Portuguese Grand Prix
Last win1993 Australie Grand Prix
Last entry1994 San Marino Grand Prix


  1. Up til 1990, nae aw pynts scored bi a driver contreibutit tae thair final Warld Championship tally (see leet o pynts scorin seestems for mair information). Nummers wioot parentheses are Championship pynts; nummers in parentheses are tot pynts scored.
  2. "Alonso, Massa, Schumacher say Senna is "greatest" on Top Gear".
  3. "Murray Walker lists Senna as number one".