On his 55th birthday, relive some of Ayrton Senna’s greatest moments (VIDEOS)


On what would have been his 55th birthday, the Formula 1 community has today been celebrating the life of three-time world champion Ayrton Senna.

Arguably one of the greatest racing drivers of all time, the Brazilian’s mastery behind the wheel saw him become one of the most loved figures within F1 before his untimely death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.

As part of today’s celebrations, the official Twitter account set up to remember Senna, @AyrtonSenna, chose to count down his top ten moments in F1 – quite the challenge to only pick ten.

Here’s a full run-down of the top ten moments. Take some time to enjoy the brilliance of Senna and wish him a very happy 55th birthday.