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Why 2024 will bring a timely reminder of an unheralded F1 mission

MARK GALLAGHER reflects on the continued push for improvements in F1 safety since the 1994 San Marino GP

Martin Brundle doesn’t often take to social media since, with over a million followers across the main platforms, he understands both its importance and pitfalls. Particularly as the sport’s pre-eminent English-language commentator. When he does post something, it’s usually an insightful comment or column worth reading.

So it was when a 2 November photograph of him kneeling by Ayrton Senna’s graveside appeared on my phone. “I visited Ayrton’s grave to pay my respects,” he wrote, adding, “It’s Dia dos Mortos in Brazil and the Cemitério do Morumbi Park was serene and beautiful. He must surely be resting in peace here.”

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