Ayrton Senna the Team Lotus Years – Limited Edition

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The three years that Ayrton Senna drove for Team Lotus, 1985-87, was one of the headiest periods in the history of motor racing. Behind the scenes, intrigues fermented between team personnel, sponsors and component suppliers. Johnny Tipler interviewed many of the people involved with Team Lotus.

AYRTON SENNA THE TEAM LOTUS YEARS is a lavishly illustrated 224-page full colour hard backed publication, it’s large 11×11 inch format contains over 350 mostly unseen and historic images. The book pulls no punches in its final summation of the effect that Senna had on the once glorious Norfolk squad.

The Limited Edition of AYRTON SENNA THE TEAM LOTUS YEARS celebrates the life of Ayrton Senna in true style. Signed & numbered by the author, Johnny Tipler, as well as Ayrton’s teammate at Team Lotus Johnny Dumfries, this special book comes in a yellow, green, and blue matte finish slipcase produced in the style of Ayrton’s crash helmet. With only 250 copies printed and signed, is a true collectors item.

  • ISBN978-1-902351-19-3
  • Size11x11in (28x28cm)
  • US Price$150.00 + $15.95 p&p;
  • UK Price£125.00 + £80.00 p&p;
  • EU Price£125.00 + £80.00 p&p;
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What The Press Say

This lavishly illustrated hardback volume covers the three year period, 1984-1987 when Ayrton Senna drove for the Lotus team, battling for supremacy with McLaren, Williams and Ferrari. Drawing heavily on first-hand sources the book paints a vivid picture of a time of high drama during the turbocharged Formula One era. Worth buying for the pictures alone, more than 300 aptly chosen photographs adorn the 224 pages, most in colour. It is a sympathetic and readable insight into the qualities of a great racing team and a legendary driver. CLASSIC CARS – November 2005