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TREMAYNE: Remembering Senna’s final win – and his reconciliation with his greatest rival – 30 years on

Hall of Fame F1 Journalist

David Tremayne
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Brazilian Formula One champion Ayrton Senna takes his victory lap 07 November 1993 after the

Of course it was always going to be a hugely emotional occasion. How could it not be? On this very day, November 7, 30 years ago, Ayrton Senna and McLaren were about to commence their final race together – the Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide.

After what would finally add up to three world championships, 35 Grand Prix victories, 47 pole positions and 447 championship points, these two great forces would separate. Ayrton, thus far in another season dominated by the Williams-Renaults, was off to take his arch-rival Alain Prost’s drive in Frank Williams’ team, and the Frenchman himself was preparing to drive his own last race.

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