At the exact time and on the curve of the tragedy: this was the emotional tribute to AYRTON SENNA 30 years after his death

At the exact time and on the curve of the tragedy: this was the emotional tribute to AYRTON SENNA 30 years after his death
At the exact time and on the curve of the tragedy: this was the emotional tribute to AYRTON SENNA 30 years after his death

The Imola circuit became the meeting place for fans of the Brazilian driver.

The Imola circuit was the epicenter of tributes to Ayrton Senna on the 30th anniversary of his death (Video X/@sabbatini and AP Photo)

This Wednesday marked 30 years since the tragic death of the Brazilian pilot Ayrton senna. Hundreds of Formula 1 fans gathered at the Italian Imola circuit, the place where the driver lost his life, to pay a tribute. heartfelt tribute.

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The most emotional part of the day was at 2:17 p.m.the exact time of the tragic accident in which Senna died on May 1, 1994.

After a minute of silence, there was a moving round of applause and a bouquet of flowers was placed on the Tamburello curve. There Senna crashed into a concrete wall when he was leading the San Marino Grand Prix and was running at 300 km/h in his Williams.

Hundreds of fans gathered to honor the Brazilian driver who died 30 years ago (Photo: REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini)By: REUTERS

At the beginning of the day, it was also remembered Roland Ratzenbergerpilot who had died the day before Senna in the qualifying test, after suffering a broken front wing and crashing at the Villeneuve corner.

The Brazilian was one of the great figures of world motorsports at that time thanks to the Formula 1 titles he had won in 1988, 1990 and 1991.

The truth is that the deaths of Senna and Rtazenberger prompted several changes at the Imola circuit and also in the rest of Formula 1 with the aim of improving safety conditions for pilots. Shorter straights, more space in dangerous curves and less powerful engines were some of the initiatives that were implemented in the last three decades.

 
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