Watch Ayrton Senna Imola 1994 crash accident video and what was his cause of death

Watch Ayrton Senna Imola 1994 crash accident video and what was his cause of death

Here is all you need to know about late Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna including his age, career, bio and cause of death as his crash video goes viral

The Miami Grand Prix is here and it brings some good, but some bad memories as well. It brings back a sad and unfortunate event when a formula 1 driver lost his life during the event.

Ayrton Senna Imola 1994 crash accident video and what was his cause of death

In wake of this, Sebastian Vettel will drive Ayrton Senna’s McLaren MP4/8 in the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix weekend as a fitting tribute to the late F1 icon.

The German driver of the MP4/8 that McLaren used in the 1993 championship will be driving Senna’s last race with the team before he moves to Williams for the next campaign.

Thirty years ago, at the age of thirty-four, the tripple world champion from Brazil tragically lost his life in an accident at Imola. Even yet, his legacy and his dominance of Formula One throughout his career endure.

Who is Ayrton Senna?

Ayrton Senna da Silva, mainly known as Ayrton Senn was a Brazilian racing driver who was born on March 21, 1960 in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was a devout Catholic.

A look at Ayrton Senna’s career

Ayrton Senna began his racing career in karting, moved on to open-wheel competition in 1981, and won the British Formula Three Championship in 1983. He made his Formula One debut with Toleman-Hart in 1984, then moved to Lotus-Renault for the 1985 season, winning six Grands Prix in the following three years.


He joined McLaren-Honda in 1988 with fellow Frenchman Alain Prost. They won all but one of the 16 Grands Prix that year, with Senna capturing his first World Championship in 1988 and went on two win two more back to back in 1990 and 1991.

Ayrton Senna’s family

Ayston Senna was born in a Brazilian family to Neide Joanna Senna da Silva and landowner and factory owner Milton Guirado da Silva. He also had two other siblings, a sister named Viviane and a brother named Leonardo.

Ayrton Senna’s wife and kids

Ayrton Senna was married just once. In February 1981, Senna was married to Liliane Vasconcelos, then a 19-year-old who was a childhood friend of Ayrton’s with the marriage lasting for two years.

After his marriage to Vasconcelos ended, Senna courted Adriane Yamin, daughter of an entrepreneur from São Paulo and they were briefly engaged, but the relationship was broken off in late 1988.


At the time of his death, Senna was dating Brazilian model Adriane Galisteu.

Ayrton Senna’s cause of death

Ayrton Senna died on May 1, 1994 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Brazilian Formula One driver after his car crashed with a concrete barrier while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix at Italy’s Imola track.

He was killed in a high-speed crash 30 years ago during the San Marino Grand Prix.

Ayrton died because the right front wheel of his car came off with it’s suspension attached and at great speed after his Williams FW16 crashed into a concrete barrier in 1994.


Ayrton Senna’s net worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, he had a net worth of $100 million at the time of his passing.