Telling the story of Ayrton Senna in pictures.
Ercole Colombo demonstrates his passion for Formula 1 with this marvelous book as he has combines his skill as a reporter with the eye of a great photographer.
It chronicles Senna’s intense career, his constant competitive nature while capturing the vulnerable moments of the man.
His tragic death shocked the world of motor racing.
The official release sums it up –
This book is paying homage to a truly heroic figure, whose grace and appeal remain intact. In other words, we are talking about a journey into the collective memory, within which each racing fan cherishes particular moments, personal memories, emotions and grief related to a figure who in some way continues to appear and to race in a highly colourful firmament.
We have beautiful photographs taken by the celebrated formula 1 photographer Ercole Colombo and text from one of the finest Italian motor racing journalists, Giorgio Terruzzi, the book covers Senna’s life
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Full press release –
Ayrton Senna The Last Night Photographs by Ercole Colombo Edited by Giorgio Terruzzi
The career and private life of the iconic Brazilian race car driver, narrated in one hundred photographs. The story of Ayrton Senna is not easy to tell.
It involves retracing an intense competitive career, looking into the vulnerable soul of a complex man, and reliving his tragic death, which occurred during the bloodiest weekend in the history of modern motor racing. It also means paying homage to a truly heroic figure, whose grace and appeal remain intact. Ayrton Senna.
The Last Night recounts this captivating story through the writings of Giorgio Terruzzi and the photography of Ercole Colombo, who combines a passion for Formula One and an innate journalistic talent with the aesthetic touch of a great photographer.
The book covers the most important moments in Senna’s life: his brilliant wins, his defeats, the loss of his friends, his great rivalries with other drivers, his emotions and family relationships. It concludes with the thoughts, contradictions, and feelings of Senna’s last night, and the terrible accident that cost him his life.
The narrative represents a journey into the collective memory, in which which each racing fan cherishes particular moments, personal memories, emotions, and grief related to a figure who somehow continues to appear and to race in a brightly colored firmament.
Author Giorgio Terruzzi is a writer, journalist and great expert on Formula One racing.
He has worked with many newspapers including Corriere della Sera. In 2015, his book Suite 200: L’ultima notte di Ayrton Senna (2014) won the Bancarella Sport prize.