Autosport Podcast: Senna - F1's greatest driver or flawed genius?

Podcast: Senna - F1's greatest or flawed genius?
Podcast: Senna - F1's greatest or flawed genius?

To mark the 25th anniversary of the loss of Ayrton Senna, the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast asks whether he is Formula 1's greatest driver or a flawed genius.

With reference to his greatest Formula 1 race drives and an in-depth discussion of his strengths and weaknesses, Kevin Turner, Edd Straw and Glenn Freeman attempt to sort the myth of Senna from the reality.

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Senna's qualifying genius, his mastery of wet conditions and street circuits and often-overlooked ability to galvanise a team behind him are all addressed - as well as the impact his intense rivalry with Alain Prost has on his legacy.

We also ask what Senna might have achieved had he lived, and look at his wider impact on F1 during a wide-ranging conversation.

More insights into the great Brazilian's remarkable life are included in our Senna celebration magazine, available from May 1 in selected WH Smith's stores or from Interviews with Senna throughout his career, recollections from his former rivals, technical insights on his successful cars, and a look at the three-time world champion's legacy are all part of the 172-page special.

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