Posted on May 2, 2011

Tomorrow night we have the JA on F1 screening of the Sundance Award winning documentary movie “Senna”, followed by a Q&A with director Asif Kapadia and writer Manish Pandey. The event, which is supported by TAG Heuer and in aid of the GP Mechanics Trust, sold out in 45 minutes when the tickets went on sale back in March. There will be some special guests from Senna’s career there including mechanics and rivals and a special message from someone very close to him. The film goes on general release in the UK on June 3rd. A video of tomorrow night’s More…

Posted on September 2, 2010

You will recall I posted a while back on the feature film about Ayrton Senna being made by Working Title and Universal. The first trailer for the film has come out in Japan and I’m posting it here so you can get a feel for the movie. I’ve seen it twice, once quite early on when it was in development and then more recently I saw the almost finished version. It is a fantastic film made by a very dedicated and meticulous crew. They tell the story of Senna, the man and the driver using actual footage and voice over More…

Posted on July 12, 2010

There is a film in production at the moment about the life of Ayrton Senna, which is due to come out in cinemas in the Autumn. I was the first journalist to see it and I’ve now seen it twice, the most recent occasion with Martin Brundle, Senna’s rival from British F3 days, shortly before the Silverstone weekend. He liked it as much as I did. It is an absolutely fantastic film and I’m sure that not only are F1 fans going to be blown away by it, but it will cross-over into the mainstream with many non F1 fans, More…

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