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We did not think that karting
could become a career.
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AYRTON'S FATHER
MILTON DA SILVA
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But it has become a
big part of our lives
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and we are a bit worried because
then along came Formula One.
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May God protect him forever.
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AYRTON'S MOTHER
NEYDE SENNA
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All the dangers are my biggest fear.
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I would like to thank him
because he is a good son
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and this year he has worked
very hard and honestly.
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For me, it is more important than any title.
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The time has come.
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Ayrton is ready to ride in a Formula
One car for the first time.
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I believe it was God
who gave me this opportunity,

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I've been waiting for a long time.
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And now it is helpful
to remain calm, tranquil, relaxed.
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1984
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Ayrton, this is a beautiful city,
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with wonderful streets to walk,
but unsuitable to host a race, no?
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REGlNALDO RUDDER
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Indeed. I arrived at the last minute
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I was impressed with the place because
I've never been here in Monaco.
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I did some testing
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and fortunately, I managed
to adapt to the track.
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There is no margin for error,
any error would result in an accident.
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But for now, I'm satisfied.
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I've traveled a lot chasing
Formula One as a journalist
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when Ayrton began to be noticed
driving a Toleman.
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Voice Reginaldo Leme
Globo TV Commentator
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Toleman was not a winning team.
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The car was bad and had never won a race.
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That's why what Ayrton did in Monaco
was true genius.
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Monaco Grand Prix (Monte Carlo)
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June 3, 1984
Senna's 8th race in Formula One
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VOICE OF GALVRO BUENO
GLOBO TV COMMENTATOR
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And overtakes Niki Lauda!
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Ayrton Senna
takes second place!
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At the most dangerous part of the track!
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VOICE OF JAMES HUNT
1976 FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPION
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Incredible!
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Ayrton raises his arms


and gestures with enthusiasm!
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Celebrating as if he won the race!
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If we had continued for a few more laps,
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I am sure Ayrton would have passed him.
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I had a serious chance of winning.
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But until you cross the finishing line
in first position,
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it is impossible to make a prediction.
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Formula One is politics, money
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and while you are making your way through it, you must deal with such things.
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Ayrton Senna
the new star of Formula One!
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Appearing for the first time
on the Formula One podium
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after a fantastic performance.
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John Bisignano
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1985
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Lotus
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Voice of John Bisignano
ESPN Commentator
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Even as a child, he
always knew what he wanted
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and he always got it.
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Ayrton's mother
Neyde Senna
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For example, he always paid attention
in the classroom at school,
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so he didn't have to study at home
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and so he had more time
to play on his go-kart.
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Voice of Richard Williams
Chief Sports Writer, The Guardian
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Portuguese Grand Prix - April 21, 1985
Senna's 2nd race at Lotus
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Ayrton was exceptional when it rained.
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Voice Reginaldo Leme
Commentator's Globe
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When the conditions were bad
and the track became slippery
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he had something more.
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The Estoril race was incredible.
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He lapped all his opponents except one.
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It is wonderful!
An extraordinary feeling.
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I am very happy because,
in my second year in Formula One,
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I managed to fulfill my first dream,
which was to win my first Grand Prix.
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MILI OKADA
FUJI TV
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I think many Japanese girls are fans of Mr. Senna.
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Now I am close to him
and I'm so nervous...
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Voice of Ron Dennis
Head of Team McLaren
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Alain Prost
World Champion - 1985, 1986
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Selina Scott
Wogan Talk Show, BBC
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Announcement of the McLaren drivers
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Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
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The first year at McLaren was a very
decisive year in the life of Ayrton.
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Viviane Senna
Ayrton's Sister
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He was very nervous.
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It was as if he bore the weight
of the world on his shoulders
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because he now had the responsibility
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to demonstrate he was
a first rate driver.
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No.1
(F1 Grand Prix)
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Voice of Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
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Monaco Grand Prix
May 14, 1988
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1. A. SENNA
2. A. PROST
DIFFERENCE: 55.114 secs

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Lap 67 of 78
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A. PROST
Winner of the Monaco GP, 1988
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Voice of Alain Prost
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Japanese Grand Prix
October 30, 1988
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It is the fifteenth Grand Prix of the season.
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As the sun rises, Brazil will await the chequered flag
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and for Ayrton Senna to win
his first world title in Formula One,
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realising a dream he had
since he was a child.
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Voice of Pierre Van Vliet
TF1 commentator
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We are about to start.
Green light.
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Senna does not start!
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Prost came out ahead
while Ayrton Senna was left behind.
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Ayrton Senna is in 14th place.

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I thought, "So long title. It's over".
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Voice Reginaldo Leme
Commentator's Globe
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He takes eighth place.
An amazing comeback from Senna.
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Then his favorite thing happened,
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it began to rain.
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Senna is now in fourth position.
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Senna goes, goes, goes!
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Ayrton Senna overtakes Prost and onwards!
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I started giving thanks
during the last lap.
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I thanked God.
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It was incredible. I could not believe
I was going to win the championship,
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Despite all the anxiety and tension.
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And I felt God's presence.
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I saw God

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It was a very special moment for me.
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An indescribable feeling.
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It remains engraved in my
memory and as a part of me.
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Ayrton Senna of Brazil!
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World Championship 1988!
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Sao Paulo
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What an incredible race!
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A great victory.
He had to come from 16th place.
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AYRTON SENNA
WORLD CHAMPION 1988
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Ayrton, how do you feel
as World Champion?
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I feel so much peace.
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It is as if someone had removed
a huge weight
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from my shoulders and head.
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It is difficult to understand what it means

be a World Champion.
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Sao Paulo
November 15, 1988
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He is an amazing person, wonderful.
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He is very humble and improves the
image of Brazil abroad.
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He shares his victory with us.
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I admire him very much.
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He is very brave man.
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I just know this.
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We are proud of him.
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It is one of the few things
that we can still be proud of.
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Once, I asked Ayrton
"When will you think about quitting?"
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He said, "Mom, the day I am
the champion I will stop."
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In my heart,
I knew that was not true.
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We all know that.

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Senna family home video
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Senna's family and the
family of Tamin Angra
Creek
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Viviane Senna
Ayrton's Sister
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After the 1988 Championship,
after he won the title,
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We noticed that he had changed between
the beginning and the end of the year.
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Because he had found himself.
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He had discovered who he was.
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It was a process that reached
its conclusion after his championship victory.
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At Christmas, many things happen.
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New friends are made,
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like the person I'm about to introduce.
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Xuxa Meneghel
Brazilian TV Star
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He was part of my 1988.
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Ayrton Senna.
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Isn't he cute?
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I have a few questions for you.
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I think everyone is excited,
but not more than me,
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It is not easy to talk.
Ayrton is now my friend.
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we talk so tough.
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Ayrton, what you want for Christmas?
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As a Christmas present?
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What I really want, I cannot say here!
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Why not?
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It would be censored.
Let's say I just want to be happy.
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Whisper it to me.
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Happy New Year.
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Happy 1990.
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Happy '91.
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Happy '92.
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Happy '93.
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1989
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Voice of Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
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1 Ayrton Senna
2 Alain Prost
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Voice of John Bisignano
ESPN Commentator
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Prost and Senna, Prost and Senna,
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The order of the grid is always one or the other.
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It is a war between them.
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For the French driver Alain Prost,
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he believes his teammate is unfair to him.
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and these disagreements could
affect the rest of the season.
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Grand Prix after Grand Prix they were
more and more distant from each other.
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Voice Reginaldo Leme
Commentator's Globe
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Ayrton said:
"This Frenchman is tough.
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"He wants war."
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After a little more time,
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they became completely isolated
and they didn't speak anymore.
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Jean-Marc Balestre
President of the FIA
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Voice of Pierre Van Vliet
TF1 commentator
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I would like to give a warm welcome to
the President of FISA, Mr. Balestre.
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Japanese Grand Prix
Pre-race drivers meeting
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Voice of John Bisignano
ESPN Commentator
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Japanese Grand Prix
October 22, 1989
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In-car camera,
Ayrton Senna
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Prost is first. Senna, second.

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Prost jumped into the lead.
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His start was better.
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Round 45 of 53
Casino Chicane
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Round 46 of 53
Casino Chicane
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Finally they clash! It goes in the favor of Prost.
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If the race ends like this,
Prost wins the title.
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But, for Ayrton Senna it is a win-win situation.
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Nannini passes.
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Nannini is now in the lead.
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Senna is still in the pits.
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Senna is back on track,
but he is far behind Nannini.
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Catching him will be almost impossible.
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It's all or nothing,
five laps to go.
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It will be a suicidal race for Senna,


if he decides to try anything.
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Then Prost saw Ayrton return to the race
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Voice Reginaldo Leme
Commentator's Globe
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and immediately went to the stewards' office.
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Nannini, first. Senna, second.
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Senna tries to pass Nannini!
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Senna is in the lead!
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Round 51 of 53
Casino Chicane
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Brazilian flags waving!
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The crowd are on their feet!
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Ayrton Senna.
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Checkered flag!
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Senna celebrates in the cockpit.
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AYRTON SENNA WINNER - JAPANESE Grand Prix
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He hits his helmet,

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Ayrton Senna of Brazil!
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Visibly moved,
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He raises his visor
and wipes away a tear.
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It is a fantastic victory.
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I have never seen anything like it.
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There was no podium celebration
immediately after the race.
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Reginaldo Leme
Globo TV commentator
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Stewards Office
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As the wait was prolonged, the more people feared
that the decision was becoming political.
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The
decision taken
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by the
team of FIA Commissioners
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at the Grand Prix of Japan
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is to exclude the number one car
and its driver, Ayrton Senna,
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from the final outcome of the race.
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After the race, a giant screen has


repeatedly shown the incident
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... And everything that happened
Senna trying to get back on track.
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After reviewing these images,
race officials have concluded
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that Senna failed to use the
chicane to resume racing
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Senna has infringed Article 56
of the FIA regulations.
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Replay Austrian Grand Prix, 1981
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FIA Headquarters, Paris
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The Court of Appeals declares
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a six-month license suspension for Senna.
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00:36:46,003 --> 00:36:49,901
A warning not only to Ayrton
Senna but for all the drivers,
251
00:36:50,775 --> 00:36:53,869
and a fine of $ 100. 000.
252
00:36:53,945 --> 00:36:57,779
While he is one of the best drivers in the world,
253
00:36:58,115 --> 00:37:02,449
you have no right to
cause stupid accidents.
254
00:37:29,280 --> 00:37:31,942
That was quite a profound moment for Ayrton

255
00:37:32,016 --> 00:37:33,040
Viviane Senna
Ayrton's Sister
256
00:37:33,117 --> 00:37:36,348
because Balestre had behaved
even worse than Prost.
257
00:37:36,454 --> 00:37:37,478
Viviane Senna
258
00:37:37,855 --> 00:37:40,790
He even thought about giving
up Formula One racing.
259
00:37:47,298 --> 00:37:48,322
Voice of Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
260
00:38:13,924 --> 00:38:19,021
1990
261
00:38:37,081 --> 00:38:39,948
All drivers aspire towards their limits.
262
00:38:40,318 --> 00:38:45,187
My limit is different from that of Prost.
This is the reality.
263
00:38:45,523 --> 00:38:50,825
Instead of trying
to improve his own capacity,
264
00:38:51,162 --> 00:38:54,131
he found it easier to attack me.
265
00:39:04,675 --> 00:39:08,543
The fact that I believe in God,
the fact that I have faith in God,
266
00:39:09,380 --> 00:39:11,473
is not to say that I am immortal,
267
00:39:11,549 --> 00:39:19,321
It does not mean that I am immune from
danger, as has been said.

268
00:39:19,757 --> 00:39:23,420
I'm afraid of hurting myself
just like everyone else,
269
00:39:23,661 --> 00:39:27,431
especially driving in Formula One,
where the threat is constant.
270
00:39:28,299 --> 00:39:30,597
Spanish Grand Prix
September 30, 1990
271
00:39:31,402 --> 00:39:34,565
Martin Donnelly
Lotus
272
00:42:00,017 --> 00:42:04,147
Ayrton Senna 1:19.844 secs
POLE POSlTlON
273
00:42:45,396 --> 00:42:50,800
Japanese Grand Prix
October 21, 1990
274
00:42:54,338 --> 00:42:57,307
VOICE OF JOHN BISIGNANO
ESPN COMMENTATOR
275
00:43:12,456 --> 00:43:13,548
Pre-race briefing for pilots
276
00:43:33,243 --> 00:43:34,301
Nelson Piquet
World Champion - 1981, '83, '87
277
00:43:56,800 --> 00:43:59,166
voice of Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
278
00:43:59,269 --> 00:44:01,032
Voice of Ayrton Senna
279
00:44:56,026 --> 00:44:57,050
Voice of John Bisignano
ESPN Commentator
280

00:45:53,717 --> 00:45:54,775


Voice of Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
281
00:46:06,563 --> 00:46:07,587
Voice of Ayrton Senna
282
00:46:47,171 --> 00:46:48,433
A crash!
283
00:46:58,649 --> 00:47:01,948
If the race continues,
the title will have been decided.
284
00:47:07,357 --> 00:47:09,416
The Championship is over.
285
00:47:09,493 --> 00:47:13,486
Ayrton Senna
is the World Champion of 1990.
286
00:48:00,644 --> 00:48:01,872
Voice of Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
287
00:48:30,507 --> 00:48:31,531
FIA AWARDS
PARIS 1990
288
00:49:04,441 --> 00:49:05,465
Jackie Stewart
Formula One World Champion - 1969, '71, '73
289
00:50:23,020 --> 00:50:25,352
Two of the greatest champions
in the history of Formula One
290
00:50:25,756 --> 00:50:27,280
ended up in the sand.
Championship ruined.
291
00:50:27,357 --> 00:50:30,588
They accuse each other,
but Prost was the hardest.
292
00:50:30,660 --> 00:50:32,184
His reaction was violent.

293
00:50:32,262 --> 00:50:38,827
I wanted to punch him in the
face, but I was so disgusted
294
00:50:38,902 --> 00:50:41,063
that I did not succeed.
295
00:50:41,138 --> 00:50:42,605
It makes me sick.
296
00:52:06,089 --> 00:52:10,856
The situation in Brazil
was very negative and depressing.
297
00:52:10,927 --> 00:52:12,258
Viviane Senna
Ayrton's Sister
298
00:52:12,362 --> 00:52:16,492
But many times,
when Ayrton won,
299
00:52:16,733 --> 00:52:21,067
instead of trying to hide
his Brazilian origins, as others did,
300
00:52:21,304 --> 00:52:24,535
he did the opposite,
waving the flag of his country.
301
00:52:24,941 --> 00:52:27,466
He took it inside the car every Sunday.
302
00:52:27,866 --> 00:52:32,466
He was an inspiration to people.
That's why they loved him so much.
303
00:52:37,020 --> 00:52:41,389
1991
304
00:52:44,060 --> 00:52:46,927
Ayrton had never won the
Grand Prix of Brazil.
305
00:52:46,997 --> 00:52:48,055
Voice Reginaldo Leme
Globo TV Commentator

306
00:52:48,265 --> 00:52:54,600
Since he entered Formula One he always
dreamed of winning in his home country.
307
00:52:56,740 --> 00:52:58,970
Brazilian Grand Prix
March 21, 1991
308
00:52:59,042 --> 00:53:01,374
The Brazilian Grand Prix has begun.
309
00:53:01,444 --> 00:53:03,173
Red light. Green light.
310
00:53:03,246 --> 00:53:04,873
A good start.
311
00:53:05,215 --> 00:53:06,409
Come on, Senna!
312
00:53:06,583 --> 00:53:08,847
Senna is in command.
313
00:53:18,461 --> 00:53:19,723
Lap 54 of 67
314
00:53:26,236 --> 00:53:27,328
Voice of Ron Dennis
McLaren Team Manager
315
00:53:33,176 --> 00:53:35,235
Here's Senna. It's starting to rain.
316
00:53:35,312 --> 00:53:36,404
It's raining. It must stop.
317
00:53:47,857 --> 00:53:49,347
7 LAPS REMAINING
318
00:53:49,826 --> 00:53:54,129
It seems impossible to drive a
Formula One car stuck in sixth gear.
319
00:53:54,197 --> 00:53:55,186
Voice Reginaldo Leme

Globo TV Commentator
320
00:53:55,265 --> 00:53:59,361
Ayrton wanted to stop.
He could no longer drive it.
321
00:54:00,070 --> 00:54:04,234
But he had already tried many times
to win the Brazilian Grand Prix
322
00:54:04,374 --> 00:54:07,571
and found a special force within himself.
323
00:54:17,454 --> 00:54:20,446
The last corner.
And Senna crosses the line.
324
00:54:20,523 --> 00:54:21,785
Go for the win.
325
00:54:21,858 --> 00:54:27,490
Ayrton, Ayrton ...
The Brazilian Ayrton Senna!
326
00:54:30,467 --> 00:54:35,404
From end to end, he wins at Interlagos!
327
00:54:36,873 --> 00:54:40,070
A wonderful victory for Senna!
328
00:54:42,779 --> 00:54:45,748
Voice of Ayrton Senna
329
00:54:47,851 --> 00:54:49,341
No way!
330
00:54:55,125 --> 00:55:00,588
God damn it, I won!
331
00:55:21,117 --> 00:55:25,577
"Prost, the son of a bitch"
332
00:55:28,692 --> 00:55:30,922
He won, and then fainted.
333
00:55:30,994 --> 00:55:32,086

Voice Reginaldo Leme


Globo TV Commentator
334
00:55:32,896 --> 00:55:35,194
It was his most heroic moment.
335
00:55:54,984 --> 00:55:56,952
Because of the tremendous physical effort,
336
00:55:57,020 --> 00:56:00,512
I had muscle spasms of my
shoulder and neck.
337
00:56:01,591 --> 00:56:03,456
The pain was tremendous.
338
00:56:04,561 --> 00:56:07,689
The physical and mental stress
this weekend was unheard of.
339
00:56:09,065 --> 00:56:10,794
But could there be only one result.
340
00:56:10,867 --> 00:56:13,893
I finished the race with nothing left.
341
00:56:29,519 --> 00:56:31,453
Come on, Dad. Come here.
342
00:56:32,355 --> 00:56:33,447
Come here.
343
00:56:42,365 --> 00:56:43,957
Quiet, Ayrton.
344
00:56:51,908 --> 00:56:53,535
Today, I fought hard.
345
00:56:53,710 --> 00:56:58,306
I wanted to finish the race
and finish in first position,
346
00:56:58,381 --> 00:57:00,747
because He is the greatest
347
00:57:01,017 --> 00:57:03,349

and He will give me this


race after all.
348
00:57:03,420 --> 00:57:06,048
That's what happened.
349
00:57:06,156 --> 00:57:08,522
It is God who gave me this race
and I'm happy.
350
00:57:08,591 --> 00:57:10,559
It was thrilling.
351
00:58:00,577 --> 00:58:04,570
All hail the Brazilian Senna
for his victory. Congratulations.
352
00:58:04,714 --> 00:58:07,182
I thank all of Brazil.
I thank all the fans.
353
00:58:07,250 --> 00:58:10,845
This weekend I felt so
much warmth around me
354
00:58:10,920 --> 00:58:13,912
that we could not do anything but win.
355
00:58:13,990 --> 00:58:15,821
It could not have been any other way.
356
00:58:15,992 --> 00:58:17,050
And we did it.
357
00:58:24,400 --> 00:58:28,359
Senna family home, Sao Paulo
358
00:59:22,425 --> 00:59:28,989
Ayrton was so well known in Brazil
359
00:59:29,065 --> 00:59:30,191
Viviane Senna
Ayrton's Sister
360
00:59:30,266 --> 00:59:32,757
there were a lot of people asking for help

361
00:59:33,970 --> 00:59:37,906
for personal problems. Sometimes hospitals
362
00:59:37,974 --> 00:59:41,876
and charities sought his
support and donations.
363
00:59:43,513 --> 00:59:47,074
Ayrton gave donations and tried to work things out.
364
00:59:47,984 --> 00:59:51,010
He was wanting to do this
in a more organized way.
365
00:59:51,087 --> 00:59:54,352
He did not want to continue
making random donations.
366
00:59:54,724 --> 00:59:59,058
He wanted to develop a whole thing,
something organized and structured
367
00:59:59,495 --> 01:00:03,989
to help Brazil, especially the children.
368
01:00:19,115 --> 01:00:20,173
Voice of John Bisignano
ESPN Commentator
369
01:00:45,608 --> 01:00:50,068
Mexican Grand Prix
June 14, 1991
370
01:01:26,949 --> 01:01:27,973
Voice of Professor Sid Watkins
F1 Doctor
371
01:02:24,674 --> 01:02:25,698
German Grand Prix
July 28, 1991
372
01:02:51,200 --> 01:02:52,394
Roland Bruynseraede
Race Director
373
01:05:26,722 --> 01:05:29,714
THREE HOURS LATER

374
01:06:17,440 --> 01:06:19,203
Voice of Richard Williams
Chief Sports Writer, The Guardian
375
01:06:29,852 --> 01:06:33,117
Japanese Grand Prix
October 19, 1991
376
01:07:14,263 --> 01:07:16,493
Lap 9 of 53
377
01:07:16,966 --> 01:07:20,299
Mansell tries to overtake, but he goes straight on.
378
01:07:20,369 --> 01:07:22,963
Mansell goes straight on!
379
01:07:23,105 --> 01:07:26,666
The Championship is over.
Mansell cannot get out of the gravel trap.
380
01:07:26,742 --> 01:07:27,834
Ayrton Senna
Three time World Champion
381
01:07:27,910 --> 01:07:33,576
Ayrton Senna of Brazil,
Formula One World champion!
382
01:07:34,016 --> 01:07:38,510
A lifetime dedicated to this moment
383
01:07:39,622 --> 01:07:43,114
by a genius of international sport.
384
01:07:43,192 --> 01:07:46,218
Three-time world champion
and many other titles ahead of him.
385
01:07:46,362 --> 01:07:48,296
And only 31 years of age.
386
01:07:48,397 --> 01:07:52,094
Thirty three wins, three world titles.
387

01:07:52,201 --> 01:07:57,070


Breaking record after record.
He celebrates as only Senna can do.
388
01:07:57,139 --> 01:08:02,668
389
01:08:25,701 --> 01:08:27,566
It is very special for me.
390
01:08:27,670 --> 01:08:29,194
Thank you so much.
391
01:08:29,805 --> 01:08:32,467
Sao Paulo, Brazil
November 5, 1991
392
01:08:51,026 --> 01:08:54,086
I kissed the hands of Senna, the left hand
of Senna, three-times world champion.
393
01:08:54,196 --> 01:08:58,633
I want to see Senna.
I want to hug him and kiss him.
394
01:08:58,701 --> 01:09:00,726
I have got a box with
photos and newspaper articles.
395
01:09:00,836 --> 01:09:02,394
Everything you can imagine.
396
01:09:02,505 --> 01:09:04,871
He is the only good thing in Brazil, right?
397
01:09:29,598 --> 01:09:32,089
It is a wonderful party.
398
01:09:32,201 --> 01:09:35,261
Anything goes. What matters is happiness.
399
01:09:35,371 --> 01:09:37,532
Have you spoken about Formula One today?
400
01:09:37,606 --> 01:09:41,098
Formula One is too rigid.
Today is Carnival.

401
01:09:47,716 --> 01:09:51,743
Have any of your girls
ever told you: "Faster, Ayrton?"
402
01:09:56,926 --> 01:09:58,450
Yes.
403
01:10:00,696 --> 01:10:02,687
Ayrton achieving the third world title
404
01:10:02,765 --> 01:10:06,223
was the culmination of a script
he had written for himself
405
01:10:06,302 --> 01:10:08,031
well before entering Formula One,
406
01:10:08,103 --> 01:10:11,436
because he knew he could do it
and could do even more.
407
01:10:12,241 --> 01:10:15,574
The great idol of sport in Brazil.
408
01:10:16,412 --> 01:10:20,075
With the third title, he became
the world's great sporting idol.
409
01:11:36,504 --> 01:11:40,501
1992
410
01:12:46,662 --> 01:12:47,686
NlGEL MANSELL
WORLD CHAMPION - 1992
411
01:13:00,442 --> 01:13:01,932
The negotiations were lengthy
412
01:13:02,010 --> 01:13:04,808
and we still do not know who will be
Prost's teammate.
413
01:13:05,047 --> 01:13:07,379
The three-time world champion has signed
414

01:13:07,449 --> 01:13:09,280


a two-year contract with Williams
415
01:13:09,351 --> 01:13:11,546
and during the week
will begin testing the car.
416
01:13:18,527 --> 01:13:19,619
Voice of Alain Prost
417
01:14:00,269 --> 01:14:02,863
I'm pretty sure of one thing:
418
01:14:03,672 --> 01:14:07,836
I'm the one that has more to lose.
419
01:14:07,976 --> 01:14:14,981
Because I'm at an age near the peak of my career
420
01:14:15,050 --> 01:14:19,953
and the number of years in the career
of a Formula One driver is limited.
421
01:14:22,825 --> 01:14:27,558
So if I stop, I'd lose out
more than anyone else,
422
01:14:27,663 --> 01:14:30,962
both professionally and personally.
423
01:14:32,668 --> 01:14:36,729
Adriane Galisteu
424
01:14:41,668 --> 01:14:45,729
1993
425
01:14:46,949 --> 01:14:51,318
In 1993, Ayrton drove
his car so brilliantly.
426
01:14:51,453 --> 01:14:53,318
For me, it was his best season.
427
01:14:53,388 --> 01:14:55,379
Brazilian Grand Prix
1993

428
01:14:55,858 --> 01:14:56,882
European Grand Prix
1993
429
01:14:59,928 --> 01:15:00,986
Monaco Grand Prix
1993
430
01:15:32,761 --> 01:15:38,063
AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX
FINAL RACE OF 1993
431
01:16:15,037 --> 01:16:16,129
Speech by Mark Fogarty
Reporter F1
432
01:17:08,457 --> 01:17:14,623
AYRTON SENNA
WINNER - AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX
433
01:17:37,285 --> 01:17:38,445
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WILLIAMS DRIVERS
434
01:18:16,091 --> 01:18:17,115
1994
435
01:18:22,931 --> 01:18:24,831
For Ayrton Senna, it is
a race against time.
436
01:18:25,000 --> 01:18:27,935
He has to attune himself to be an integral
part of the team and adapt to the new car.
437
01:18:28,036 --> 01:18:30,937
He says he is not yet comfortable.
438
01:18:31,006 --> 01:18:35,665
The car no longer has the electronic
components used last year.
439
01:18:35,844 --> 01:18:40,304
He is without traction control, special
brakes and active suspension.
440
01:18:40,415 --> 01:18:46,081
The cars are much less stable

441
01:18:46,188 --> 01:18:50,284
without the electronically controlled suspension.
442
01:18:50,358 --> 01:18:54,317
As a result, they are more difficult to drive
443
01:18:54,696 --> 01:18:59,759
and it is very likely that more cars will leave the track.
444
01:19:00,502 --> 01:19:05,098
So we might see more cars crashing,
giving more excitement to the audience.
445
01:19:05,307 --> 01:19:07,969
Also for us, as long as nothing happens to the drivers.
446
01:19:08,043 --> 01:19:11,604
Otherwise, it is not a good situation.
447
01:19:14,349 --> 01:19:16,112
Brazilian Grand Prix
March 27, 1994
448
01:19:19,654 --> 01:19:23,021
Lap 56 of 71
449
01:19:40,142 --> 01:19:41,200
Patrick Head
Chief Engineer of Williams
450
01:19:47,783 --> 01:19:50,809
Pacific Grand Prix
April 17, 1994
451
01:20:06,501 --> 01:20:07,559
Flavio Briatore
Benetton Team Leader
452
01:20:21,950 --> 01:20:23,076
Voice of Frank Williams
Williams Team Leader
453
01:20:29,925 --> 01:20:35,261
SAN MARlNO GRAND PRIX, IMOLA
APRIL 1994

454
01:21:18,039 --> 01:21:22,271
FRIDAY
April 29, 1994
455
01:21:58,046 --> 01:22:01,504
Senna was so nervous that weekend.
I had never seen him so tense.
456
01:22:01,583 --> 01:22:03,016
Reginaldo Leme
Globo TV Commentator
457
01:22:07,722 --> 01:22:11,214
I never saw him smile,
even for a moment.
458
01:22:12,694 --> 01:22:18,524
He maintained a bemused, bored, even a sad demeanor.
459
01:23:18,927 --> 01:23:22,624
RUBENS BARRICHELLO
JORDAN
460
01:23:23,064 --> 01:23:24,463
Do you know Ayrton
or should I introduce you?
461
01:23:24,566 --> 01:23:27,326
We met four years earlier. I already met him.
462
01:23:27,469 --> 01:23:29,437
Knew him by name, or in person?
463
01:23:29,504 --> 01:23:34,839
I know him because I follow
Formula One and then we met in person.
464
01:23:34,976 --> 01:23:37,103
Why are you so nervous, then?
465
01:23:37,178 --> 01:23:41,679
When we stand next to a person like
him we always become emotional.
466
01:23:42,150 --> 01:23:46,246
Good luck to the champion
and the future champion.

467
01:23:46,988 --> 01:23:50,754
RUBENS BARRICHELLO
QUALIFYING
468
01:24:06,074 --> 01:24:11,842
REPLAY
469
01:24:46,614 --> 01:24:50,778
SATURDAY
APRIL 30, 1994
470
01:25:03,531 --> 01:25:04,828
Voice of John Bisignano
ESPN Commentator
471
01:25:26,421 --> 01:25:27,445
ROLAND RATZENBERGER
SIMTEK DRIVER
472
01:25:40,668 --> 01:25:44,502
ROLAND RATZENBERGER
SIMTEK
473
01:27:12,126 --> 01:27:13,218
VOICE OF PIERRE VAN VILET
TF1 COMMENTATOR
474
01:27:33,114 --> 01:27:34,274
VOICE OF PROFESSOR SID WATKINS
F1 DOCTOR
475
01:28:31,172 --> 01:28:32,196
REGINALDO LEME
GLOBE F1 COMMENTATOR
476
01:28:32,307 --> 01:28:35,174
That Saturday, at dinner,
Frank Williams was not at all sure
477
01:28:35,276 --> 01:28:36,800
that Senna would be present on the grid.
478
01:28:39,480 --> 01:28:43,541
I was sure that he did not want to compete.
479
01:28:55,363 --> 01:28:58,855

Sunday
May 1 1994
480
01:29:36,437 --> 01:29:38,803
That morning when I awoke,
481
01:29:38,873 --> 01:29:40,135
God asked me to speak to him.
482
01:29:40,208 --> 01:29:42,005
Viviane Senna
Ayrton's Sister
483
01:29:43,478 --> 01:29:47,604
He opened the Bible and
read a passage that said
484
01:29:47,682 --> 01:29:52,710
God would give him
the greatest gift of all,
485
01:29:54,122 --> 01:29:57,523
that of God himself.
486
01:31:01,255 --> 01:31:03,314
A collision.
487
01:31:04,692 --> 01:31:06,523
Everyone swerves around. Look.
488
01:31:06,961 --> 01:31:08,019
REPLAY
489
01:31:08,095 --> 01:31:10,325
Lamy arrives at full speed.
490
01:31:11,265 --> 01:31:13,256
Lehto is stopped.
491
01:31:18,272 --> 01:31:19,364
JJ LEHTO
BENETTON
492
01:31:19,440 --> 01:31:24,241
A nasty collision.
Lamy and Lehto have had no luck.

493
01:31:27,448 --> 01:31:30,178
PEDRO LAMY
LOTUS
494
01:31:30,751 --> 01:31:32,048
The safety car goes on track.
495
01:31:32,119 --> 01:31:33,245
SAFETY CAR
496
01:31:46,801 --> 01:31:50,703
Lights out on the safety car.
497
01:31:50,771 --> 01:31:54,138
It means that the safety car
is about to come into the pits.
498
01:31:58,346 --> 01:32:01,179
Starting again. Senna is in the lead.
499
01:32:01,482 --> 01:32:02,813
Schumacher is second.
500
01:32:09,790 --> 01:32:14,693
On the sixth lap, Michael Schumacher is
trying to put pressure on Senna.
501
01:32:26,007 --> 01:32:30,606
IN CAR CAMERA
AYRTON SENNA LAP 6 OF 58
502
01:33:11,886 --> 01:33:14,719
Bad impact for Senna.
503
01:33:15,423 --> 01:33:17,050
At the Tamburello curve.
504
01:33:19,293 --> 01:33:22,353
A very serious accident.
505
01:34:20,187 --> 01:34:21,211
VOICE OF PROFESSOR SID WATKINS
F1 DOCTOR
506
01:36:24,780 --> 01:36:27,280
There was a lawsuit?

507
01:36:27,580 --> 01:36:31,000
In my opinion,
the steering column broke
508
01:36:31,250 --> 01:36:35,080
and the car became uncontrollable.
509
01:36:35,210 --> 01:36:37,980
But above all,
it was inevitable
510
01:36:38,310 --> 01:36:43,510
because the car crashed
at such an angle.
511
01:36:43,710 --> 01:36:47,010
That the suspension arm
went into his helmet.
512
01:37:26,173 --> 01:37:28,573
Bologna, ltaly
513
01:37:36,450 --> 01:37:41,513
Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 4, 1994
514
01:37:47,361 --> 01:37:51,320
He was my idol.
He represented the best of Brazil.
515
01:37:53,534 --> 01:37:54,796
I miss you, Senna.
516
01:37:55,002 --> 01:37:57,698
I will never forget you.
517
01:38:00,741 --> 01:38:04,575
Brazilians need food,
education, health
518
01:38:04,645 --> 01:38:05,839
and a little joy.
519
01:38:05,913 --> 01:40:33,926
The joy has been removed.

520
01:40:25,413 --> 01:40:30,426
Nothing can separate me from the love of God.
521
01:42:03,016 --> 01:42:06,543
Ayrton Senna died at the age 34.
522
01:42:08,055 --> 01:42:10,114
As a result of his death,
523
01:42:10,190 --> 01:42:12,488
the FIA appointed
Professor Sid Watkins
524
01:42:12,559 --> 01:42:14,720
to improve safety in Formula One.
525
01:42:14,795 --> 01:42:19,391
No fatalities have occurred in
Formula One since that day.
526
01:42:21,235 --> 01:42:23,260
The Ayrton Senna Foundation,
founded in 1995 by his sister Viviane,
527
01:42:23,337 --> 01:42:25,897
has helped to educate more than 12
million needy children in Brazil.
528
01:42:28,709 --> 01:42:31,109
Alain Prost is a member of the
advisory board of the foundation.