When was F1 at Donington?

11 April 1993

1993 European Grand Prix
Date 11 April 1993
Official name Sega European Grand Prix
Location Donington Park, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Course Permanent racing facility

Who won F1 championship in 1993?

Alain Prost

1993 FIA Formula One World Championship
Drivers’ Champion: Alain Prost Constructors’ Champion: Williams-Renault
Previous: 1992 1994
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Who is the god of Formula 1?

Senna is one of three Formula One drivers from Brazil to win the World Championship and won 41 Grands Prix and 65 pole positions, with the latter being the record until 2006. He died in an accident leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix driving for the Williams team.

Why is Ayrton Senna the best?

He was a man with enough determination, legendary skill, and more compassion than many others he shared the track with. And that’s why we think, just like many others, that Ayrton Senna was the greatest F1 driver of all time. Even if the statistics say otherwise.

Will F1 return to Donnington?

The circuit business is now owned by Jonathan Palmer’s MotorSport Vision organisation, and the surrounding Donington Park Estate, still owned by the Wheatcroft family, is currently under lease by MotorSport Vision until 2038. It has a capacity of 120,000….Donington Park.

Construction cost £12,000
Grand Prix Circuit (1986–present)

What is the bridge at Donington Park?

Dunlop bridge
Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans has bought Donington Park race track’s famous Dunlop bridge. The 30-year-old structure was sold during a racing memorabilia auction, for about £300, in aid of a Leicestershire charity. On his show, Evans said the bridge was a national landmark and appealed for help getting it from the track.

Who won the Formula 1 championship in 1992?

Nigel Mansell

Grand Prix Date Winner
Germany 26 Jul 1992 Nigel Mansell MAN
Hungary 16 Aug 1992 Ayrton Senna SEN
Belgium 30 Aug 1992 Michael Schumacher MSC
Italy 13 Sep 1992 Ayrton Senna SEN

Who won the Formula 1 championship in 1990?

Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna won his second title with McLaren. Defending champion Alain Prost (pictured in 2008) was runner-up for Ferrari. Nelson Piquet, former triple world champion, finished the season ranked third for Benetton.

Why is Senna so respected?

He was a three-time World champion and still features in the top five drivers in history when it comes race wins and pole positions. His enduring legacy is how he transformed the sport: his skill and style of driving changed how F1 cars were made, even as his death changed the safety rules.

Is Ayrton Senna better than Schumacher?

Out of 250 career races for Michael Schumacher, he managed 68 pole positions, where as Ayrton Senna managed 65 poles in only 162 races. Senna ended his career only a mere 3 poles behind Schumacher’s career pole count, but a massive 88 races behind Schumacher’s career race starts.

Where was the 1993 European Grand Prix held?

1993 European Grand Prix From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 1993 European Grand Prix (formally the Sega European Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 11 April 1993 at Donington Park. It was the third race of the 1993 FIA Formula One World Championship.

Where was Ayrton Senna in the 1993 F1?

Elbowed aside by Michael Schumacher’s fast-starting Benetton, Senna briefly fell to fifth into Redgate, the first corner, but then began his charge.

Why did Senna set the fastest lap at Donington?

Senna set the fastest lap on lap 57, on a lap when he drove into the pit lane but aborted the pit stop, showing that there actually was a shortcut through the pit lane. This is due to the Grand Prix configuration of Donington, which has the pit entry before the final hairpin corner onto the start/finish straight.

Where was the first Formula One Grand Prix held?

The race was the first held under the European Grand Prix title since 1985, and to date is the only Formula One Grand Prix to have been held at the Donington Park circuit.