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And finally, Ayrton Senna, a world champion who is thought by many to be the greatest F1 racer of all time.
At the age of 34 he was killed when his car impacted the wall, completely obliterating the right side http://youtu.be/Hne9nLGEOfk
So how often are people killed in the Grand Prix each year? In the 44 years between the beginning of the formula one grand championship we know today and Ayrton Senna’s 1994 accident 49 drivers were killed in fatal accidents.
So what about the 20 years since? Well as of today, it has been 20 and 2 months since a fatal Grand Prix accident. At the pre 1994 rate there would have been at least 20 dead world class athletes to post videos of, but instead we have these videos: http://youtu.be/eP1_POQPJVw
This is Robert Kubica SURVIVING
After Senna’s death the people, the teams, and the drivers came together to vow to make a safer F1. The number of accidents hasn’t changed. The horror of each accident hasn’t either, but it’s impossible to know how many lives have been saved since Senna’s tragic death.