Ayrton Senna died of injuries sustained in a crash at the Imola circuit on 1 May 1994. His death deprived fans of a great rivalry in the making, namely the one with Michael Schumacher, the eventual World Champion that season.
Many questions remain unanswered, like:
- Would Senna have taken on Schumacher for the 1994 title?
- Could Senna have won other championships in later seasons?
- Would Senna have eventually driven for Ferrari?
‘Senna vs Schumacher and Other Formula One Rivalries That Never Happened’
There are countless racing drivers, both in Formula One and in other racing series, that have died due to crashes over the decades. ‘Senna vs Schumacher and Other Formula One Rivalries That Never Happened’ explores several stories revolving around drivers and their main rivalries had they not died or been injured to the extent that they could no longer compete at the top level:
- Senna versus Schumacher
- Villeneuve versus Prost
- Moss versus Clark
- Ascari versus Fangio
This book explores those rivalries by assuming that drivers’ injuries from crashes were not fatal, and pits those drivers up against their peers once more in the Grands Prix and racing seasons that followed.
It is about Senna versus Schumacher, and other Formula One rivalries that never happened.