Today Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Passing of a Legend
Ayrton Senna da Silva (21 March 1960 – 1 May 1994) was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships. He was killed in an accident while leading the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy on May 1st, 1994. His death helped to usher in new safety standards in racing and because of them, he has remained the last driver fatality in Formula One.
Senna was among the most dominant and successful Formula One drivers of the modern era and is considered one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport. Ayrton Senna defines what a racing legend is.