Ayrton Senna began his Motorsport career in karting, moved up to open-wheel racing in 1981, and won the 1983 British Formula Three Championship. He made his Formula One debut with Toleman-Hart in 1984, before moving to Lotus-Renault the following year and winning six Grands Prix over the next three seasons. In 1988, he joined Frenchman Alain Prost at McLaren-Honda. Between them, they won all but one of the 16 Grands Prix that year, and Senna claimed his first World Championship. Prost claimed the championship in 1989, and Senna his second and third championships in 1990 and 1991. In 1992, the Williams-Renault combination began to dominate Formula One. Senna nonetheless managed to finish the 1993 season as runner-up, winning five races and negotiating a move to Williams in 1994.
Senna has often been voted as the best and most influential Formula One driver of all time in various Motorsport polls He was recognized for his qualifying speed over one lap, and from 1989 until 2006 he held the record for most pole positions. He was also acclaimed for his wet weather performances, such as the 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, the 1985 Portuguese Grand Prix, and the 1993 European Grand Prix. He holds a record six victories at the Monaco Grand Prix, and is the fifth-most successful driver of all time in terms of race wins.He died in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams.
Motorsports and TAG Heuer go hand in hand since a long time and TAG has the most number of auto partnership as compared to any other Swiss brand. TAG Heuer is devoting two new special editions to Ayrton Senna,both are powered by the Heuer 02 Caliber,including one with a tourbillion.
TAG HEUER CARRERA CALIBER HEUER 02
Modern design, manufactured in-house movement, ultra-comfortable steel bracelet with S-shaped links: this racing watch is a concentrate of style and performance. Conceived in homage to “Magic Senna”, the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02 features the driver’s red details and his signature “S”, completing a high-precision chronograph designed for racing.Priced @$ 6,350
TAG HEUER CARRERA CALIBER HEUER 02T
Its lightweight but resistant black ceramic case houses a high-quality movement developed and produced at the TAG Heuer Manufacture. Marked with the red “S”, Senna’s iconic signature, this special edition also features a complex and fascinating tourbillon. Guaranteeing an exceptional level of precision, it makes the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T the ultimate racing watch.Priced @ $ 21,200
The 2018 TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02 Ayrton Senna watches are available now both online and in stores, although the tourbillon model is only available in stores.