Ayrton Senna First Lap at Donington 1993
In the 1993 the European F1 Gran Prix was held in Donington Park Circuit. Ayrton Senna's first lap was named the best first lap in F1 history. In the starting grid Senna was only fourth behind Alain Prost and Damon Hill on Williams Renault and Michael Schumacher on Benetton Ford.
It was raining and Senna didn't a great start. In fact, taking the external, Schumacher closed him and Wendlinger took advantage going third. At the first corner, Senna was fifth. He immediately overtook the German and then, at the third corner, with an incredible move, he also overcame the Austrian becoming third behind the Williams. At McLean's corner Senna went after Damon Hill and he was ready to overtake his enemy Alain Prost. It happened at the Melbourne Hairpin, the penultimate corner, with a resolute late braking and an internal trajectory.
In an amazing race, Senna won overlapping nothing but Hill (+1'23".199) while Prost finished third doing the record of 7 pit stops.
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