Senna claims first of five Spa wins

ยฉThe Cahier Archive

ยฉThe Cahier Archive

F1 legend Ayrton Senna claimed the first of his five Belgian Grand Prix wins at Spa-Francorchamps on this date 31 years ago. Lining up second on the grid behind future archival Alain Prost, the Lotus ace stormed into the lead on the opening lap and went on to secure theย second victory of his nascent career in a wet-to-dry-to-wetย event, the sort of mixed conditions where Senna always excelled.