Lord knows I hated Ayrton Senna. I don’t watch Formula 1 anymore. It’s become about the tech, not about the drivers. Tiptronic transmissions… 300+kph… where is the race? That’s why I stopped watching. But from the mid 80’s to the mid 90’s, I can say, I was a fan.
But Senna was in a league of his own. It is only now that I can lay a tribute to this wonderful driver. In the words of Frank Sinatra… he did things his way. And he was the best damn driver I’ve ever seen. In 1 minute he could thrill you more than any other driver could in a whole season… sorry Alain.
Mike Schumacher breaks down at 34 seconds. Low blow by that so called journalist. Micheal was there when it happened, on Senna’s six… he was bloody there.
This is my tribute to a racing Legend. Formula 1 has to scale things back. Manual transmissions, 2.0L engines, 4 or 6 cylinders, NA or turbo. Less focus on technology, more focus on racing and Drivers.
It was 1983 when I first heard that voice sing Gloria. Then I saw the video… and I fell in love. One of my first loves.
Why is this a tribute? Because she’s dead. And not today or yesterday, not even last month or last year. August 26, 2004.
Below is my comment on the Gloria video:
For fucks sake. I have to find out she died in the comments section on youtube. I’m not some ignorant fuck that doesn’t read the papers, but FUCK the mainstream media for this FUBAR! Chris Brown smakes his girlfriend around I never hear the end of it; but one the most attractive, gifted and soulful singers of my generation bites the dust and there isn’t a fucking peep out of the MSM.
That’s it, I’m gonna get drunk… here’s to you babe!
So we are going to pay tribute (since it’s too late to send flowers [thank you dickheads at the MSM]), with me posting a few of the videos that moved me to song:
Rest in Peace my beloved. You touched me, you moved me, you are missed.