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The Senna and Fangio Memorial

(Photo by Warren Towers ©)

Subject(s): (from L to R) Ayrton Senna, Juan Fangio
Sport: Motor Racing

Location: Donington Park Circuit, Leicestershire
Unveiled: 10/7/1997
Sculptor: Three Dimensional Projects Ltd.
Material: Bronze
Status: In Situ

Inscription(s):
Plaques clockwise from top. Plaque 1: DONINGTON 1997

Plaque 2: "Ayrton Senna's memorable victories and remarkable character not only made him one of the most respected Brazilans of his generation, but express the universality of his achievements: he will always be remembered as an example of generosity, dedication and universal goodwill throughout sport." Fernando Henrique Cardoso. President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.

Plaque 3: ALFA ROMEO

Plaque 4: Ferrari

Plaque 5: This memorial will stand as a lasting tribute to the achievements of two great sportsmen and is made possible by the generosity of their dedicated fans around the world. Tom Wheatcroft [signature]

Plaque 6: Mercedes-Benz

Plaque 7: Maserati

Plaque 8: McLaren

Plaque 9: "Our dear Chueco's personality embodied every human virtue at its highest level. His courage, his chivalry, his unpretentious humility, drew admiration on him both as a sportsman and as a remarkable human being." Dr Carlos Saul Menem. President of the Argentine Republic.

Inscribed on left front-facing wall of monument:

Inscribed on right front-facing wall of monument:

[Additional figurative plaque in centre].

Links: Project


(Photo by Barbara Barto ©)

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