F1 flashback: Senna’s last win, 20 years ago in Adelaide (VIDEO)

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Twenty years ago today marked the last of Ayrton Senna’s 41 career Formula One victories, the Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide.

Senna’s 1993 was a season of overcoming adversity. Compared to the all-conquering Williams-Renaults that swept 15 of 16 pole positions and all bar five victories (one at Monaco, pictured right), Senna had to make due with an at-times geriatric McLaren-Ford chassis that didn’t have factory engine support.

His win at Adelaide came after leading 74 of 79 laps from his only pole position of the year. It was an emotional podium with Senna winning over longtime rival Alain Prost, who retired after the race. Prost won the 1993 World Championship, the fourth in his own illustrious career. Eventual World Champion Damon Hill finished third.

Senna’s win was also the last for a car with an active suspension. Things came full circle for him as he won the 1987 Monaco Grand Prix in a Lotus-Honda, the first win with active suspension.

Besides Prost, Riccardo Patrese and Derek Warwick also retired after this race. Williams sponsors Canon and Camel also withdrew from the sport at the end of the year.

While there’s a plethora of “Senna Adelaide 1993” highlights on YouTube, here’s a quick three-minute clip from the race itself. Enjoy.

F1 Paddock Pass: United States Grand Prix post-race (VIDEO)

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As Lewis Hamilton took another step towards his fourth Formula 1 World Championship Sunday at the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas, plenty of other topics of discussion emerged in the wake of Round 17 of the season from Austin.

Hamilton’s win came as his Mercedes AMG Petronas team claimed its fourth consecutive Constructor’s Championship, Scuderia Ferrari came up short once again despite a valiant effort in second and third, and Max Verstappen’s penalty after the race was the major talking point.

Elsewhere Valtteri Bottas struggled again, the Sahara Force India twins continued to pick up points, Carlos Sainz Jr. made a major positive impact in his first start with Renault, Brendon Hartley impressed on debut at Toro Rosso and Romain Grosjean and Haas F1 Team endured a tough weekend on Haas’ home soil.

Check out all the recap from the latest USGP in the latest post-race edition of the NBC Sports Group original digital series Paddock Pass with NBCSN pit reporter and insider Will Buxton, below.