F1 champion Ayrton Senna died 26 years ago today

LONDON — A brass plaque on a grassy circle in Sao Paulo’s Morumbi cemetery marks the past resting place of a guy revered by numerous as Method One’s best driver.

“Nada pode me separar do amor de deus” (“Absolutely nothing can individual me from the really like of God”), reads the inscription below the title Ayrton Senna da Silva.

The Brazilian, a triple globe winner, was 34 when he died following crashing in the San Marino Grand Prix at Italy’s Imola circuit.

Every single activity has times that outline it, and May well one, 1994, is seared into the soul of Method 1 — a grim Sunday on a weekend that will be endlessly shrouded in unhappiness.

“God has experienced his hand above Method 1 for a extensive time. This weekend, he took it absent,” commented the late triple winner Niki Lauda.

The funeral brought additional than a million people

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