20 years after his tragic, fatal accident at Imola on May 1st 1994, Ayrton Senna is still one of the most beloved figures in Formula 1 racing. Ayrton Senna: A Life in Pictures is a meticulous and emotionally charged journey through Senna's life via hundreds of captivating color photos that allow the reader to relive his remarkable career. From his humble beginning racing karts and lesser formulae, through his rapid rise in Formula 1 - first with Toleman, then Lotus (with whom he won his first Grand Prix) - and finally his defining moments at McLaren, where he won three F1 World Championships between 1988 and 1993. Ayrton Senna: A Life in Picturesbinds together Senna's many accomplishments on the track with new revelations, anecdotes, confidences and stories by those who knew him well. A jolt of nostalgic adrenaline to those who remember Senna's fascinating life and tragic death, and a compelling new look at a brilliant racer for those who weren;t fortunate enough to witness Senna's remarkable accomplishments first hand.
Mario Donnini, a professional journalist, was born in 1965 at Gualdo Tadino, Perugia. He is the author of books on Tazio Nuvolari, Giacomo Agostini, Ayrton Senna, Formula 1, Momo Italy and the Tourist Trophy motorcycle classic, and has worked for years with Autosprint, Italy's motor sport weekly magazine.