Senna caps off banner year in Macau

Today's trip down memory lane takes us back to the 1983 Macau Grand Prix which was held on this day 40 years ago - yes, it's been four decades - when a couple of familiar names shared the podium.

It had been a banner year for a young Ayrton Senna, the Brazilian winning the British F3 title and impressing a few F1 team managers in the process.

But Senna had one job left before dropping the curtain on his season: winning Macau's challenging but prestigious showcase event.

Driving for Teddy Yip's Theodore Racing team, Senna mastered the treacherous 6.2km track to perfection, winning from team mate Roberto Guerrero and a young Austrian hopeful named Gerhard Berger.

Little did they know at the time, it was the first of many podiums that Senna and Berger would share together...