Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna

Born: March 21, 1960

Died: May 1, 1994

Nationality: Brazilian

Occupation: Celebrity

Biography: Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver and businessman, who won three Formula One world championships. He died in a crash at Tamburello corner while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix and is the most recent driver to die while competing in Formula One.

Source/Notes: As quoted in the article "Senna remembered" by Andrew Benson, BBC, 1 May 2009

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