Tag Archives: Senna

May 01

Senna

Ayrton Senna was more than a race car driver. He was a poet behind the wheel, a relentless perfectionist, one of the fiercest competitors in any sport, ever. He was very religious and passionate, and tended to talk about racing in spiritual terms. He was maddening and exhilarating and a true champion. He was one […]

March 20

Tomorrow’s Google Doodle Explained

Tomorrow, if you go on the Google start page, you will see a drawing of a man. He will look like a fairly ordinary man – not an iconic profile like Gandhi or Mandela or Martin Luther King. But he is no ordinary man. March 21 would be Ayrton Senna‘s 54th birthday. May 1 will […]

December 20

Gift Guide for the Gearhead

This may be a bit lateā€¦but if you’re a procrastinator like me, it’s just in time! Allow me to present Motorista’s First Annual Gift Guide for the Gearhead. In case you know any… Branded Swag Does your favorite gearhead love a particular make or model above all others? Your choices are endless for branded hats, […]

October 18

Senna’s Race Car

I had rather a bit of fun today. The local Aston dealership, Aston Martin of Austin, has on display the car that Bruno Senna and co-driver Fred Makowiecki drove to victory in the LMGTE Pro class at the World Endurance Championship race I attended last month. I couldn’t resist going by to take a look. […]