/Special Report: Formula One Review: 1994, a Year of Danger and Intrigue

Special Report: Formula One Review: 1994, a Year of Danger and Intrigue

Some Formula One seasons, like some Grand Prix races, are more memorable and significant than others.

The 2015 season will probably not go down in history as one of the most exceptional, even if the racing was interesting and even if another driver became a three-time world champion, with Lewis Hamilton thus joining some of the greats in the series’ pantheon.

In the 65-year history of the series, one season arguably stands out as perhaps the most memorable, tragic and significant: 1994. That was the year when Formula One’s biggest star of the moment, Ayrton Senna, died at the San Marino Grand Prix on May 1. The day before, an unsung rookie driver, Roland Ratzenberger, also died.

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