Top 10 Best quotes about Ayrton Senna from F1 Legends

Long time ago we lost one of the best drivers in history of Formula One.

Ayrton Senna – The Brazilian Hero who is still remembered as one of the best ever with incredible talent which put him in elite and legendary status.

Here are the Top 10 quotes about him by Formula 1 Legends…

Number 1: Alain Prost – 4th time world champion

“When people ask me who was the best driver I ever raced against, I say, Senna, by a long way.” … “I look back on those days now and think to myself, “Why did we put ourselves through all that? Why did it have to get so venomous?” I used to say to people, “You’re a fan of Ayrton Senna? Good, that’s fine, but please don’t hate me!” If we had to do it all again, I’d say to Ayrton, “Listen, we’re the best. Between us, we can screw all the others!”

Number 2: Michael Schumacher – Seven time world champion

“I had one hero, his name is Ayrton Senna.”

Number 3: Sir Frank Williams – Founder of Williams F1 team, Senna’s team principal in 1994

“Ayrton knew what he wanted and he knew of the various people inside the company who could deliver, and he went after those guys and got them onside.”

Number 4: Lewis Hamilton Seven-time F1 World Champion

“When I was a kid I had all the books, all the videos … Ayrton was the driver I looked up to, way before I even started racing. He inspired me to be a driver”

Number 5: Nigel Mansell – F1 World Champion

“Ayrton was our toughest rival … “He would leave no stone unturned to get the utmost out of his car and his team.

Number 6: Damon Hill Former F1 World Champion

“The Japanese and the Brazilians saw him as a god. His passion was undeniable and I sincerely believe he wanted to make the world a better place.”

Number 7: Ron Dennis – Founder of McLaren F1 team

“He lived for the sport. When people do that, they sacrifice everything to be the best at it “He understood what was needed. He had the fitness, the right mental approach, the right skills and the right level of passion.”

Number 8: Emerson Fittipaldi – Two-time F1 world champion

“Ayrton transcended the state of mere driver and reached a level of respect and envy that puts him on a higher plain than any of his rivals,”

Number 9: Niki Lauda – Three-time F1 World Champion

“Senna was the best driver who ever lived,”

Number 10: Fernando Alonso – Two-time F1 World Champion

“He was an inspiration.” “I remember I went to school and in my book I didn’t have pictures of girls, but I had Ayrton there, and the same in my room. I had a big poster of Ayrton and even my first go-karts were in the colors of Ayrton’s McLaren because my father also liked him…He made a huge impression on my generation as the best driver”

Source: Motorlat