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Senna´s Monaco record

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Hampus Andersson, May 10, 2012.

  1. Just take a look at this...

    1984 - 2nd in a Toleman, first year in Formula 1, a bloody rookie. (actually won the race)
    1985 - Pole Position but retired from race
    1986 - 3rd on grid and ended 3rd.
    1987 - Won the race
    1988 - Pole Position but had to retire due to a crash when he was something like 50 seconds ahead of Prost in the same car.
    1989 - Pole Position and won the race.
    1990 - Pole Position and won the race.
    1991 - Pole Position and won the race.
    1992 - Won the race.
    1993 - Started third, won the race.

    All of this in three different cars. 1988 he outqualified Prost by 1.4 seconds in identical machinery.
     
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  2. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

    Yeh the new F1 Magazine has a long article on Senna's Monaco history. Very impressive
     
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  3. the King of F1 : Ayrton Senna
     
  4. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    Check Graham Hill's record at Monaco too
     
  5. Same as Schumi :)

    What set Senna apart is that he did Formula 1 for 10 years compared to Grahams 17 and Schumis 18 years.
     
  6. He actually won in 84 but the rules took the race order two laps before the red flag :)
     
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  7. Danny Asbury

    Danny Asbury
    Premium Member

    I've always found this race very interesting. In the movie Senna they talk about how he wasn't trying to beat Prost, he was trying the embarrass him. And of course Prost didn't like that so much...
     
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