25 years ago today the world of motorsport lost one of its most inspirational drivers. Today Ayrton Senna is an icon

Ayrton Senna was arguably the greatest Formula 1 driver of his generation, maybe even ever. His command over the car, huge ambition, and spirited driving made him one of the most popular racers to spectate. However, his talent was prematurely extinguished after a fatal crash in Italy on 1 May 1994. The world of motorsport and his home nation of Brazil mourned his loss.

25 years since his death, Senna’s achievements are still celebrated. Here are his top 10 racing cars in memory of this motorsport icon.

"And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high." — Ayrton Senna.