Born March 21, 1960 near r. Sao Paulo in Brazil. His father, Milton Da Silva
- car dealer. Mother Neiden Senna
- Italian emigrant from Naples.
. At the age of 4 years was the owner of his own map and kartodroma.
. In 1975, participated in her first race at Interlagos, where scores first victory.
. In 1977 he became the champion of South America on the kart.
. In 1978 went to Europe, but a year later returned home and enrolled in business school in Sao Paulo.
. In 1981, without completing the training, Ayrton
returned to Europe - in Norfolk, where he entered the command "Van Deyman" and immediately won the race in the wet Brands Hatch
. In the same year he married Lilian Vasconcelos. Not having lived with his wife and year, he divorced.
From October 1981 to February 1982, returning to Brazil, his father worked in a factory. In the same year he returned to racing and won the championship of Formula 3000, and in November experienced a championship in Formula 3.
In 1983, won the race in the Truxtun and began to test the car McLaren in the championship of Formula 1. In the same year signed a contract with the team in Formula 1 Toulmen "in 1984.
In 1985 the races at Estoril for the first time took the pole position.
In 1988, joined the team, McLaren-Honda, where he became a partner Alain Prost. In the same year, Senna
is a world champion.
. In 1990 once again became a world champion in the acute confrontation with Alain Prost (Ferrari).
. In 1991, scored four victories and became a three-time world champion, this time in the fight with Nigel Mansell (Williams).
. In 1994 transferred to the team Williams.
. He died in a car accident May 1, 1994 during the races on the Grand Prix of San Marino.
. Unofficial page
- A Detailed Biography. Senna site Dmitri Bukharova Formula 1: private site on the great race ". Unique photos.