Remembering Ayrton Senna — and How Things have Changed
In 1994, F1 saw its darkest weekend. In practice, Roland Ratzenberger went off track and damaged his wing, then tried to race on with it. The wing failed and the rookie driver was killed.
“I’m here to race,” were the words spoken by 34-year-old racing great Ayrton Senna after somebody asked the visibly shaken man if he still intended to drive.