Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Formula 1 Racer Ayrton Senna Appears on Monaco Stamp

Among the latest stamps from Monaco is that of Formula 1 racer Ayrton Senna. The stamp celebrates Senna's 50th birth anniversary.

Ayrton Senna da Silva was born in Sao Paulo on March 21, 1960. He is one of the world's greatest drivers in Formula 1 history. He was three times world champion, was 65 times in the pole position and won 41 grand prix races.

The Brazilian racer died on May 1, 1994. His death resulted from a crash while on the lead at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix in Italy.

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