Cars Christmas lights in Imola with homage to Senna
Worlds bronze medal confirms Küng’s place in time trial hierarchy
'Everyone was here, so to be on the podium means that I am one of the best'Fresh from his time trial victory at the European Championships, Küng lined up as part of Thibaut Pinot’s retinue at the Tour de France, but he had the blessing of his Groupama-FDJ team to leave the race early in order to fine-tune his Worlds preparation.
Formula 1 icon Ayrton Senna, who died in an accident in Imola in 1994, receives a special appreciation on the occasion of the return of the PS circus to the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari: The Christmas lights in the city center are showing aphorisms this year of the legendary Brazilian. "We all breathe the same air" and "We have to give everyone a chance" can be read in Imola's pedestrian zone.
Sennas Williams-Renault shot unchecked into the wall on May 1, 1994 in the seventh round of the San Marino Grand Prix in the Tamburello bend at more than 200 km / h . The car crashed, part of the suspension sunk through the helmet and into Senna's head. The three-time world champion died without the slightest chance.
Formula 1 is returning to Imola this weekend. The track in Emilia-Romagna was featured in the racing calendar from 1980 to 2006 and is celebrating an unexpected comeback in the corona crisis.
Miles of Christmas misery .
Those spending Christmas Day in their cabs in Kent raised a glass to their families back home this afternoon, following days stranded on the M20.Those spending Christmas Day in their cabs in Kent raised a glass to their families back home this afternoon, following days stranded on the M20 after France closed its borders to drivers crossing the Channel.