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Ayrton Senna death

Title
Ayrton Senna death
Genre
News report; Interview; Technical
TX Date
4 May 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:04:04
Description
A series of clips linked by technical announcement and presented by Brett Spencer about the death of motor racing driver Ayrton Senna. Senna died after crashing in the San Marino Grand Prix just 24 hours after another driver, Roland Ratzenberger, was killed in the practice stages of the race. German driver Michael Schumacher says there is a lot to learn from the experience. British driver Martin Donnelly says the accident was caused by a mechanical failure. Former British racing driver Jackie Stewart says there is always a risk in motor racing.
Contributors
Jackie Stewart; Michael Schumacher; Brett Spencer; Martin Donnelly
Keywords
Accidents; Deaths; Safety; Motor racing; Racing drivers; Accidental death; Race courses; Racing; Ayrton Senna; San Marino

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