Street circuits have raised a lot of emotions in the past recent years and maybe that is why lately Formula One is always considering new races to be ran at the streets of iconic cities. Singapur and Valencia are two of the fresher examples that we currently have and now even London has appear as a big candidate to have a race in the years to come.
Given the fact that in 2013 there is a big chance now that New Jersey could celebrate an F1 race, I started to think about what other big city in the United Stated could be a potential candidate to celebrate a race as well. In case you didn’t know in the past Detroit used to have a Formula 1 race from 1982 to 1988, where 3 of the 7 races were won by his excellency Ayrton Senna, 2 of them with the Lotus Team and one with Mclaren.
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Ayrton Senna was the most dominant driver of his era, basing his success on the strong ability he had to dominate whatever car he drove. Here is an small Ayrton Senna biography so you could get to know him better.
Senna’s father business success allows him to race since he was very young. Hi did his firstrace when he was just 8 years old, the pole was decided by picking up a piece of paper
from a helmet with the numbers in it, he was the first to pick and picked number one, so he got the pole position for his first go kart race held in brazil.
His father supported him from the very beginning and hired the services of Lucio Pascual Gascon to help improve the young talent. Immediately Lucio spot Senna’s potential because of the passion he puts into each race to be the first one. Senna entered each race with the mode that he was to be the first or nothing he was a truly perfectionists and he brought that to formula one as well.
He moved to Europe 1981 to pursue his plans to be a Formula One Driver. Immediately he started establishing himself as a competitive driver winning the Townsend-Thoreson Formula Ford 1600 Championships with the Van Diemen team. In 1982 he won the British and European Formula Ford 2000 championships and in 1983 he won the British Formula Three Championship with West Surrey Racing.
As it used to be, talented and mediocre drivers always started their careers on small F1 teams and Senna was not the exception. In 1984 he got the opportunity he was waiting for with the Toleman Team. But Senna’s talent helps him differentiate over the young and established drivers on small teams. On his first Formula One Race he out qualify his teammate by a gap of 2 seconds.