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Ayrton Senna's Full Contract with LOTUS 1987

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Vinicius Ferreira, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Its the first time, a contract between driver and team is leaked, enjoy the full read, a lot of interesting facts, like:

    Number ONE driver
    Priority on new equipments
    Priority on spare car
    All the money involved
    Advertising

    http://legacy.library.ucsf.edu/tid/sdm14j00/pdf
     
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  2. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

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  3. Bram

    Bram
    Administrator Staff Premium

    Oh my.... paper!! Thats that stuff they make of dead trees right? :)
     
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  4. 4 8 15 16 23 42 108

    4 8 15 16 23 42 108
    Only the 5th-most famous race driver from Kerpen Premium

    RaciLeaks:p
    How did you get your hands on this?
     
  5. It was a brazilian f1 blogger who found this.
     
  6. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    I would like to see Senna's 1988 or one of his 1993 cotracts
     
  7. Calum McLure

    Calum McLure
    Did ye, aye?

    His 93 contract

    Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited
    &​
    Ayrton Senna Da Silva
    -​
    Terms
    TAKE ALL OUR MONEY!!!!
     
  8. Thanks for posting :)

    For those not interested in reading the whole thing, here's how Senna's pay was outlined:
    $1.5MM for the year
    $4,000 bonus per championship point
    $250,000 bonus for winning the championship

    If he had stayed on for 1988 this would have increased to
    $1.65MM for the year
    $5,000 bonus per point
    (same $250k for WDC)