The Boy In The Yellow Helmet: The Legend of Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna: A Tribute to a Champion of Champions

The Boy In The Yellow Helmet: The Legend of Ayrton Senna 

Inside the Mind of a Grand Prix champion

Ayrton Senna –  The Legend (from ‘The Grand Prize”)

“The characters seem to represent the virtues and the resilience of the little people, a story (or stories) to which we can all relate. In essence it’s about hope and faith: a tale (and tales) of the unquenchable spirit of tenacity in battling on, no matter what are our circumstances. And then eventually finding a way, a pathway to overcome personal adversity and to ultimately succeed in glorious triumph.”

– anon

from http://www.amazon.com/White-Helmet-helmets-Coloured-Helmets-ebook/dp/B00OS7H9NM/

Well, that’s the “high/lofty” aim of my “little” book!

from http://www.amazon.com/White-Helmet-helmets-Coloured-Helmets-ebook/dp/B00OS7H9NM/

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Senna

From: http://www.femail.com.au/senna.htm

Cast: Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams
Director: Asif Kapadia
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sport

Synopsis: It was June 1984, a Sunday at the Monaco Grand Prix. As the heavens unleashed a torrential downpour, one of the greatest line-ups in motor racing history took to the track. No fewer than six current or future World Champions vied for the race that day, including recent World Champion Keke Rosberg; a stoic, fearless Englishman called Nigel Mansell; Austrian double World Champion Niki Lauda; the flamboyant double World Champion Nelson Piquet; and the man dubbed ‘The Professor’, Frenchman Alain Prost, who was on the cusp of being regarded by many at the time as the most complete driver ever. In 13th position on the grid meanwhile, attracting little interest in his un-fancied Toleman car, was…

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