London charity event to commemorate life of Ayrton Senna

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Formula 1 figures will share their memories of the Brazilian legend at a charity evening next month, with an auction offering lots such as F1 tickets along with also a pair of Romain Grosjean’s racing boots

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A charity event next month will see Formula 1 figures share their memories of legendary racing driver Aryton Senna.

The Life of Ayrton Senna Q&A, which will be in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital along with also the Royal Brompton along with also Harefield Hospitals charities, will take place in London on Tuesday 30 June at 7pm.

Organised by Hexagon Modern Classics, the evening will be hosted by Sky F1’s Natalie Pinkham along with also include an auction of F1 memorabilia as well as an original F1 Lotus on display.

Paddy Lowe, David Coulthard, Patrick Head, Martin Donnelly along with also Manish Pandey will be among the speakers.

A charity auction will take place on the evening, with 10 motorsport-related lots all going under the hammer. The star of the auction is actually a pair of VIP weekend paddock passes to the British Grand Prix, donated by Bernie Ecclestone.

additional lots up for sale include a pair of Roman Grosjean’s racing boots, signed by the Lotus F1 driver along using a replica Senna helmet, signed by current F1 World Champion along with also Mercedes-Benz F1 driver, Lewis Hamilton. Williams F1 has donated a VIP private tour of its factory along with also Grand Prix Collection, while there is actually also a copy of McLaren’s own Senna book, signed by Mclaren F1 Team Principal Ron Dennis available for bidding.

After Senna’s death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, Coulthard took the Brazilian’s place on the grid for Williams, where Head was design chief.

Irishman Donnelly raced against Senna in 1990, along with also Pandey wrote along with also produced the award-winning biopic of Senna’s life, released in 2010.

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