Ayrton Senna’s stunning career in pictures

By PA Sport Staff
PA Media: Sport

Ayrton Senna was a three-time world champion and widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time.

Here, the PA news agency delves into the archives to look at some of the best images from his remarkable career on the track on what would have been his 60th birthday.

Senna – left, aged 27 – and fellow Camel Lotus driver Satoru Nakajima of Japan (PA)
Senna – left, aged 27 – and fellow Camel Lotus driver Satoru Nakajima of Japan (PA)
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Champagne moment as Senna, left, celebrates winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (PA)
Champagne moment as Senna, left, celebrates winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (PA)
Nigel Mansell, left, was this time victorious at the British Grand Prix with third-placed Senna, right, also on the podium (PA)
Nigel Mansell, left, was this time victorious at the British Grand Prix with third-placed Senna, right, also on the podium (PA)
Senna, centre, shields his ears from the engine noise during a testing session at Silverstone (PA)
Senna, centre, shields his ears from the engine noise during a testing session at Silverstone (PA)
The three-time world champion flying the Brazilian flag after victory in the European Grand Prix at Donington Park (David Jones/PA)
The three-time world champion flying the Brazilian flag after victory in the European Grand Prix at Donington Park (David Jones/PA)
The Brazilian in the cockpit of his car during practice for the 1993 European Grand Prix (David Jones/PA)
The Brazilian in the cockpit of his car during practice for the 1993 European Grand Prix (David Jones/PA)
Senna hitches a ride on Mansell’s Williams Renault after he ran out of fuel on the last lap of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (David Jones/PA)
Senna hitches a ride on Mansell’s Williams Renault after he ran out of fuel on the last lap of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (David Jones/PA)
Senna test-drives the new Rothmans Williams Renault at Estoril, Portugal, in 1994 (PA)
Senna test-drives the new Rothmans Williams Renault at Estoril, Portugal, in 1994 (PA)
Floral tributes at the gate of the Williams Renault headquarters at Didcot, Oxfordshire, after the death of Senna on May 1, 1994 (Adam Butler/PA)
Floral tributes at the gate of the Williams Renault headquarters at Didcot, Oxfordshire, after the death of Senna on May 1, 1994 (Adam Butler/PA)

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