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'I miss him so much': Ayrton Senna's mother shares memories in poignant video 25 years after F1 legend's death

Neyde Senna da Silva remembers her "restless, polite, sweet" son who "used to bring me flowers without anyone having to remind him"

Ayrton Senna died in an accident during the San Marino Grand Prix on May 1, 1994. AFP
Ayrton Senna died in an accident during the San Marino Grand Prix on May 1, 1994. AFP

To mark the 25th anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death, the official social media accounts for the three-time Formula One world champion have created a poignant video narrated by his mother sharing her memories of her son.

Featuring video clips and images from his childhood through to his race career, Neyde Senna da Silva remembers her "restless, polite, sweet" son who "used to bring me flowers without anyone having to remind him".

The video is accompanied by the hashtag #MeuAyrton to encourage supporters of the great Brazilian driver to share their memories of his life and career.

You can watch the video here:

The National's sports editor and Formula One expert, Graham Caygill, has looked back on the remarkable career of Senna and chosen 25 of the most memorable moments.

Updated: May 1, 2019 12:02 PM

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