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|Prints issue||LIMITED EDITION 50 prints ONLY|
|Shooting date||April 20th, 1985|
Do not trust this picture. She is untrue in more ways than one!
The weather is nice and dry, we are in Estoril (Portugal), and Ayrton Senna seems to pose for a publicity photo. His new Lotus Renault, dressed in the legendary black and gold colors of his sponsor John Player Special is stopped on the track in position 3/4 back, the pilot's helmet resting on the right flank ...
In fact, Senna just had a turbo failure, as it often happened at the time, and wisely waiting for it to come back.
The lie is in fact to come, because the Portuguese Grand Prix will be disturbed by the rain from the trials of Friday, then the race will take place under the torrential water, making it not only complicated, but potentially dangerous.
The Brazilian driver will win his first victory in this race with the way, earning his nickname "Magic Senna", king of the rain. Lotus's first success since the death of Colin Chapman, Renault's first success since the 1983 Austrian GP, 1mn ahead (!!) on the second, Michele Alboreto and his Ferrari, the only driver not to have conceded 1 lap to the gifted driver. Patrick Tambay will complete the podium with his Renault.