20 pictures for 20 years: Remembering Senna

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THE TEST: Ayrton Senna talks to Williams boss Frank Williams during his test at Donington Park in 1983. Senna went on to make his Formula One debut with Toleman the following season. © LAT Photographic/Williams
MAKING HIS MARK: Ayrton Senna holds up the winner's crown after he won the Mercedes 190 E race in Nuremberg, Germany ahead Niki Lauda (second from left) on May 13, 1984. At the right, smiling German transport minister Werner Dollinger. © AP Photo/Udo Weitz
FOCUSSED: Ayrton Senna concentrates before practice April 11, 1986 for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix as John Player publicity girls surround his Lotus. Senna finished first in the session. © AP Photo/Ricardo
ALWAYS CLOSE: Nigel Mansell charges for the line in his Williams alongside Ayrton Senna's Lotus at the 1986 Spanish GP. Mansell finished second to Senna with a gap of just 0.014 seconds. © LAT Photographic/Williams
AMONG THE GREATS: Championship contenders for the 1986 season at Estoril: Ayrton Senna (Lotus), Alain Prost (McLaren), Nigel Mansell (Williams) and Nelson Piquet (Williams). © LAT Photographic/Williams
THE RIVALRY: Alain Prost and teammate Ayrton Senna chat together in the McLaren paddock in Monaco Sunday, May 15, 1988, shortly before the start of the Monaco Grand Prix. Senna started on pole position ahead of Prost. © AP Photo/Pierre Cleizes
SPARKS: 1991 Spanish GP - Nigel Mansell in the Williams battles wheel to wheel with McLaren's Ayrton Senna down the full length of the start/finish straight before overtaking him into Turn 1 for the lead. They finished in 1st and 5th positions respectively. © LAT Photographic/Williams
THE PEOPLE'S CHAMPION: Winner of the 1991 Britsh GP Nigel Mansell gives McLaren's Ayrton Senna, who finished fourth, a lift back to the pits in his Williams. © LAT Photographic/Williams
KING OF MONACO: Ayrton Senna held on to the lead of the 1992 Monaco GP with Nigel Mansell's Williams close behind, trying to pass in the last few laps of the race. Senna's mastery of the streets of the Principality denied Mansell in what could have been the Briton's first win in Monte Carlo. © LAT Photographic/Williams
BRAZILIAN STATESMAN: Jordan driver Rubens Barrichello meets up with Ayrton Senna of McLaren in the pit lane after the 1993 South African GP. © LAT Photographic/Williams
WILLIAMS STINT: Ayrton Senna's Williams and Nicola Larini's Ferrari end up in the gravel together at the first corner of the 1994 Pacific Grand Prix at Aida after Senna had been helped into a spin by Mika Hakkinen which left Larini no where to go. Senna had failed to finish the first two races of the season while chief rival Michael Schumacher won both in his Benetton. The next round was at Imola... © LAT Photographic/Williams
THE FINA POLE: Ayrton Senna lights up the front brake discs on the Williams on his way to his final pole position at the 1994 San Marino GP. He had bagged pole in the opening three Grands Prix that year. © LAT Photographic/Williams
DISTRAUGHT: Nicola Larini holds his head and Michael Schumacher appears to wipe a tear from his eyes while talking with Benetton director-general Flavio Briatore on the podium following the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. The drivers were reacting to the news that Ayrton Senna was in critical condition at a Bologna hospital after a crash in the race. Later it was announced that Senna had died after suffering severe head injuries. Schumacher won the race and Larini finished second. © AP Photo/Claudio Luffoli
FUNERAL: Carrying the coffin with the remains of the late Ayrton Senna for burial are fellow race car drivers Emerson Fittipaldi and Gerhard Berger, Thursday, May 5, 1994 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. © AP Photo/STR
CHANGES: An April 1995 aerial view of the Tamburello bend at the Enzo and Dino Ferrari track in Imola, as it is after changes were made to reduce speed and increase safety following Ayrton Senna's death on May 1, 1994, during the San Marino Grand Prix. An S shaped bend was designed at Tamburello to slow down drivers, who could originally push through this wide turn at 300 kmph. Imola organizers invested about six million dollars for track changes, also modifying the Villeneuve turn. © AP Photo/Paolo Ferrari
INVESTIGATION: Former F1 driver Pier Luigi Martini testifies in front of Judge Antonio Costanzo at Imola Wednesday March 12, 1997, during the trial of six top F1 officials charged with manslaughter in the death of Ayrton Senna during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Martini said that the Tamburello corner (where the fatal crash took place) could have caused problems only to a car with problems. Nearly three years after the fatal crash, six top Formula One figures, including Frank Williams, head of the successful Williams team, faced manslaughter charges in a trial that started in Imola, Thursday, February 20, 1997. © AP Photo/Renzo Ferrini
TEN YEARS LATER: Michael Schumacher stands under a portrait of the late Ayrton Senna during a ceremony to entitle after him a stand on the Enzo and Dino Ferrari racetrack, where Senna died in an accident ten years ago during the Grand Prix of San Marino, in Imola, Italy, Saturday, April 24, 2004. © AP Photo/Antonio Calanni
LIMITS: People pass by a painting of Ayrton Senna in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Friday, April 30, 2004. The writing in the wall reads "Every F1 driver has a limit. Mine is a little bit higher", in words supposedly spoken by Ayrton Senna. © AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini
MEMORIES: Flowers lie next to a statue of Ayrton Senna, in a park close to the Imola track, Italy, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. It is a testament to Ayrton Senna's lasting impact on Formula One that the 20th anniversary of his death was observed this week with five days of commemorations at the Imola track where he had his fatal accident. Current and past F1 drivers, mechanics, racing officials and fans paid their respects to Senna and Roland Ratzenberger, who also died at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. © AP Photo/Marco Vasini
FOREVER: Graphic commemorating the 20th anniversary of the death of Ayrton Senna on the nose of the 2014 Williams FW36. © Williams
 

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