Ayrton Senna, 1985 Portuguese GP Ayrton Senna, 1985 Portuguese GP Ayrton Senna, 1985 Portuguese GP

Just over a year after making his F1 race debut, Ayrton Senna – in just his second race outing with Team Lotus – would achieve the first of his 65 career pole positions, and the first of his 41 career victories with an imperious display of driving at a rain-hit Portuguese Grand Prix.

Watch his post-race interview with Murray Walker, and it’s quite clear that we’re witnessing greatness in the making…

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[Images via LAT and The Cahier Archive]

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Richard Bailey

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Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.

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