29 Apr 2014

Formula One stars pay tribute to Senna

3:45 pm on 29 April 2014

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso have paid tribute to the Brazilian Formula One star, Ayrton Senna, on the 20th anniversary of his death.

Senna died when his car careered off the Imola track in the early stages of the San Marino Grand Prix in1994, he was 34 years old.

Hamilton was nine at the time and says Senna inspired him to be a driver and admits he struggled to deal with the death of the three time world champion.

Alonso, the 2005 and 2006 world champion, was 12 when Senna was killed and the Spaniard also vividly recalls the day of the tragedy.