One fan headed to Imola in 1994 excitedly anticipating their first live Formula 1 race, not expecting the tragic weekend which unfolded.
1994 F1 season articles archive
Newey gives new insight into Senna’s death and why he feels guilty over it
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Adrian Newey has explained how Ayrton Senna’s car was changed prior to the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix and why he feels “guilty” over the fatal crash.
Schumacher’s first title tainted by clash with Hill
1994 Australian Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
The 1994 drivers’ championship was decided in controversial fashion 20 years ago today when Michael Schumacher collided with Damon Hill at Adelaide.
Hill denies Schumacher after Brundle’s crash disrupts race
1994 Japanese Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
The 1994 Japanese Grand Prix saw a timely victory for Damon Hill, who cut Michael Schumacher’s lead to one point, and a horrifying crash for Martin Brundle.
Schumacher edges clear as fuel rig thwarts Hill
1994 European Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
The return of Michael Schumacher promised a lively battle between him and title rival Damon Hill. But a faulty fuel rig ended their fight in Spain.
Hill cuts Schumacher’s lead to one point in Portugal
1994 Portuguese Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Damon Hill took his third consecutive victory in the extraordinary 1994 season to move within one point of championship leader Michael Schumacher with three races remaining.
Hill wins as crash crushes Lotus’s recovery hopes
1994 Italian Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Damon Hill won the Italian Grand Prix during Michael Schumacher’s enforced absence. But Lotus’s hopes of a result which could have changed their fortunes were wrecked.
Hill handed win as Schumacher is thrown out
1994 Belgian Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Michael Schumacher was stripped of victory in the 1994 Belgian Grand Prix and Damon Hill was declared the winner – the worst possible outcome for Schumacher’s title hopes.
Benetton bounce back with double podium
1994 Hungarian Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Benetton arrived at the tenth round of 1994 facing another FIA investigation, this time for the Hockenheim fuel fire. But they left Hungary with their best result of the season.
Berger ends Ferrari win drought after Benetton blaze
1994 German Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
With death threats, a huge first lap crash and an inferno in the pits the German Grand Prix was another torrid round of the 1994 F1 season.
Home win for Hill while Schumacher earns ban
1994 British Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Damon Hill narrowed Michael Schumacher’s championship 20 years ago today with a home win at Silverstone while the Benetton driver was handed a two-race ban.
Mansell’s return fails to stop another Schumacher win
1994 French Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Nigel Mansell returned to F1 at the 1994 French Grand Prix but while Williams locked out the front row a spectacular start by Michael Schumacher put him on course for another win.
Schumacher returns to winning ways in Montreal
1994 Canadian Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Michael Schumacher took another win in the 1994 Canadian Grand Prix while Ferrari’s competitive edge was blunted amid another row over F1 safety.
Hill wins, Schumacher stars on acrimonious weekend
1994 Spanish Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
A drivers’ strike was threatened and teams withdrew from practice. But on race day Williams returned to the top and Michael Schumacher salvaged second with a masterclass drive.
Schumacher takes fourth win at subdued Monaco
1994 Monaco Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Today in 1994 Michael Schumacher won the first race after the death of Ayrton Senna, but the events of Imola continued to overshadow the racing.
The crash seen around the world
1994 San Marino Grand Prix flashback: SundayPosted on
The death of Ayrton Senna 20 years ago today stunned the motor racing world and would lead to profound changes to improve safety in Formula One.
Senna ‘wanted to drive for Ferrari’ – Montezemolo
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Ayrton Senna would have joined Ferrari for the final years of his Formula One career, the team’s president Luca di Montezemolo has claimed.
How Ratzenberger’s death stunned F1
1994 San Marino Grand Prix flashback: SaturdayPosted on
The death of Roland Ratzenberger 20 years ago today began a new initiative to improve safety standards. But F1 was just 24 hours away from another trauma.
Barrichello survives horror crash as F1’s darkest weekend begins
1994 San Marino Grand Prix flashback: FridayPosted on
Rubens Barrichello survived an appalling crash at the beginning of the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix weekend, one of the most traumatic chapters in F1 history.
Schumacher wins again as traction control row brews
1994 Pacific Grand Prix flashbackPosted on
Michael Schumacher took his second win of 1994 at the new TI Aida venue, while Ayrton Senna crashed out early and Ferrari were embroiled in a technical row.