Ayrton Senna remembered: The F1 world pays its respects on Twitter
Teams and drivers join the tributes for one of F1's greatest drivers
By James Galloway. Last Updated: 01/05/14 4:46pm
The F1 community has been remembering Ayrton Senna, twenty years to the day of the legendary Brazilian's tragic accident at the 1994 San Marino GP which cost him his life aged just 34.
With the three-times World Champion having left a significant and lasting legacy in the sport, teams, present and past drivers and F1 personalities have been tweeting their respects along with pictures of Senna.
McLaren, Senna's long-time team, have also released a specially commissioned short film recreating the Brazilian's famous 1988 Monaco pole lap:
Imola.... Roland Ratzenberger, Ayrton Senna, and that sad and terrible GP 20 years ago. Current safety in F1 is also their legacy #heroes- Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) May 1, 2014
20 years ago, our sport lost one of its greatest and most inspirational drivers. Forever with us, Ayrton. 1960-1994. pic.twitter.com/Cf5jICIWwW- Sahara Force India (@clubforce) May 1, 2014
Legend. pic.twitter.com/m6WQWZ6uHO- Kevin Magnussen (@KevinMagnussen) May 1, 2014
All racing drivers strive to have just one part of Senna's greatness!May 1, 2014
Remembering Senna. pic.twitter.com/WWcnaQ3HUD- Susie Wolff (@Susie_Wolff) May 1, 2014
20yr ago the SENNA death changed the world! As consequence N-cap "road car crash testing" was invented, which has saved thousands of life's!- alex wurz (@alex_wurz) May 1, 2014
"With your mind power, your determination, your instinct & the experience as well, you can fly very high" #RememberSenna- David Croft (@CroftyF1) May 1, 2014
20 years ago today, the racing community lost one of the very best. Thinking of Ayrton Senna today. http://t.co/lxb8JJRuxV- Silverstone (@SilverstoneUK) May 1, 2014