It's been 25 years since the death of Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger


The San Marino Grand Prix of 1994, taking place on the Imola track, will always be remembered by the fans of the motorsport queen and beyond.

25 years have passed since those events, but they still raise the fans. The departure of two drivers, including the great champion, contributed to a significant improvement in safety in Formula 1. Until the next fatal accident during the competition in this series occurred only 20 years later.

Ayrton Senna is one of the best riders in history, according to many, simply the best. He won the world championship three times with McLaren (1988, 1990, 1991), won 41 races and won 65 pole positions 65 times. It was almost unimaginable for someone like him to die behind the wheel.

Roland Ratzenberger has participated in three weekends. At the Pacific GP he finished 11th, he qualified for the round at the Imola track. Unfortunately, he was not allowed to participate.

It was dangerous on the Italian track for three days. In addition to the drivers, the fans and mechanics were also injured.

On Friday, Rubens Barrichello had a dangerous accident, which Jordan ran into the air and hit the barrier. The Brazilian lost consciousness.

On Saturday, Ratzenberger died. Less is said about the Austrian, he was not a figure as well known as Senna. However, you can not forget this.

Ayrton's fatal crash had already occurred during the race, not long after the safety car crashed. In the car, the Brazilian was hidden the flag of Austria, which served to commemorate the memory of Roland.


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