On Wednesday 1 May it is 25 years ago that Ayrton Senna lost his life at the San Marino Grand Prix, while Wednesday 8 May marks the 37th anniversary of Gilles Villeneuve’s death at Zolder.
Stirling Moss’ career-ending crash at Goodwood took place 57 years ago on 23 April, on Sunday 26 May it is 64 years ago that Alberto Ascari was killed at a Monza test, and Dick Seaman died 80 years ago at the Belgian Grand Prix on on 25 June.
To commemorate Senna, Villeneuve, Moss, Ascari, and Seaman, in the course of 2019 we will publish excerpts of their respective stories, straight from the book, both on this site as well as on 8W. Here’s our schedule:
- Wednesday 1 May: Senna vs Schumacher
- Monday 1 July: Villeneuve vs Prost
- Sunday 1 September: Moss vs Clark
- Friday 1 November: Ascari vs Fangio
- Tuesday 24 December: Dick Seaman
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