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Ayrton Senna, the opera

Ayrton Senna, the opera

F1 comes to the opera! Puccini would approve

Senna_1_trimSince his death at the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994, the legend of charismatic Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna has grown to almost mythic proportions. Last year the three-time world champion was voted Best Driver in F1 History in a drivers’ poll in Autosport magazine, and a new documentary about his career is due in cinemas this autumn from Working Title Films.

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