By Tom Rubython
This can be an illustrated account of formulation One driving force Ayrton Senna's lifestyles. It examines each aspect - from his early days, to his first race and directly to his international championships to his pole positions and at last his dying and its aftermath.
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Then it was back to the sidelines to lie immobile under a pile of blankets. The whole point, as Bob saw it, was to get Percy warmed up with the minimum expenditure of energy. When it was time for Percy to race, Bob even dug his starting holes for him. First up was the hundred-yard dash. Released from his blankets, Percy was “warm as toast,” and after two or three practice starts was ready to go. Bob kept him in the sweats and sweaters until the last moment. Then, as Percy was taking his marks, Bob raced down to the finish with his clothes so that he could re-bundle his boy the moment he was first through the tape.
Imagine my feelings,” Bob writes, “as he raced at the side of the great and graceful Coaffee in that style. ” 8 Cyril crossed the finish first in 10 1/5 seconds. Percy, struggling most of the way, came second. Things now became confusing. At just about any major track meet, a second-place finish in a semifinal guaranteed a spot in the final. Most major meets, however, were held on tracks with six lanes. The Varsity Stadium track had only five. To accommodate this fact, meet organizers had adopted an awkward qualification process for the final: the winner of each of the three semis would advance, plus the second-place finishers in the two fastest races.
2 He had gone out for rugby at the start of the school year, no doubt to Bob Granger’s immense aggravation, and had promptly twisted his ankle in his very first game. He contented himself with being the team’s secretary-treasurer after that. 3 He also formed a private club with his best friend Bobby Gaul and four others in his graduating class, complete with a custom-designed crest for their sweatsuits. ” 4 “Luke’s” track shoes, meanwhile, gathered dust in the closet. Bob Granger for his part was keeping busy with his unpaid coaching.
The Life of Senna: The Biography of Ayrton Senna by Tom Rubython