Ayrton Senna was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to a fairly wealthy family and from a young age, showed he was athletic. But instead of going the traditional route of soccer, like most Brazilian children, he took an interest in auto racing.
Ayrton Senna: Inspiration and icon
Biografía de Ayrton Senna da Silva.
Senna Helmet by Daniel Cruz, via Behance
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Ayrton Senna wore his Brazilian colours of green and yellow throughout his extraordinary career