Ayrton Senna was a three-time Formula 1 world champion with 65 pole position victories in his ten-year racing career. But his image as a champion was limited to the limelight. In real life, Senna was paranoid about safety standards in F1 and traumatized by the loss of fellow racers to accidents. Until his death in 1994, his cries for a safer work environment went unheeded. Senna is the tale of Ayrton’s struggle, his rivalry and friendship with Alain Prost, and the engineering catastrophe which caused his death.