Ayrton Senna was a renowned Brazilian racer who won the Formula One Championship thrice. His passion towards karting was acknowledged by his father who appointed a renowned manager for him. This helped him win the ‘South American Kart Championship’. This motivated him to participate in the ‘Karting World Championship’ where he became a runner-up for two consecutive years. He then moved to England to take his career forward. He started by winning the ‘Townsend-Thoreson Formula Ford 1600 Championships’ and ‘The RAC competition’. He further followed up with various other championships. He bagged in few other championships before making his debut on the ‘Formula One Championship’. He followed up with various ‘Grand Prix Championships’ to prove his prominence as a racer. He became one of the youngest racers to win three ‘Formula One Championships’. He was at the zenith of success when he lost his life in a fatal accident during the ‘San Marino Grand Prix’. He continues to hold the reputation of one of the exceptional Formula One drivers of all time. His thoughts, work, writings and life has been an inspiration for many and after so many years of his death he is still acknowledged as the true legend. Take a look at the quotes and thoughts by Ayrton Senna which reflects his passion for racing and life.
These things bring you to reality as to how fragile you are; at the same moment you are doing something that nobody else is able to do. The same moment that you are seen as the best, the fastest and somebody that cannot be touched, you are enormously fragile.
Because I believe in God and have faith in God, it doesn't mean I am immortal. It doesn't mean I am immune, as has been claimed. I am as scared as anyone of getting hurt, especially driving a Formula One car.
It was like I was in a tunnel. Not only the tunnel under the hotel but the whole circuit was a tunnel. I was just going and going, more and more and more and more. I was way over the limit but still able to find even more.