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      10-20-2019, 05:00 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by WestRace View Post
It's amazing that back then in open wheel racing, the entire driver helmet was completed exposed. With today car, Senna would probably have survived the crash at Imola. But then maybe that's why he has been so immortalized.
I've watched so many times the cause of his off at Imola and the main reason was steer shaft breaking after a section was welded in to make it some 18mm? longer.There were stress cracks in the shaft prior to the welded section and it failed at the worse time before tamburello..