Bruno Senna Video Ranking: 4 / five
British driver Lewis Hamilton has won the Spanish grand prix. With this win Hamilton has clinched win in the last four races in a row. This is indeed a rare achievement for a driver in the F1 circuit. In the grand finale of the high paced, nail biting race, the Briton surpassed Nico Rosberg and held his lead in the championship. Experts say that psychologically it was a grueling day for Rosberg as he put all his efforts to give tough competition to Hamilton in the last ten laps and finally fell short for a few seconds in the final lap. After Hamilton’s dominant drive the race in China last week, many thought the Briton will have a smooth glide in the Spanish GP, but Rosberg created a lot of tension for the championship retainer.
After the race Hamilton was very calm and speechless over the brilliant performance of his Mercedes car. But experts say that Hamilton cannot deny the tension caused by his German friend especially when Rosberg removed a striking distance from Hamilton in the last couple of laps of the Spanish grand prix.
“Nico put u a great show and was very fast at sometimes. But I am fortunate that I managed to keep him behind me till the end of the race. He was a tough competition for sure,” said Hamilton right after the race to the media persons.
“I still have a massive challenge from Nico. Keeping distance from him was not easy for me. I was struggling at times. But I will improve next time,” said Hamilton while analyzing his hard earned win.
Experts said that the much discussed Spanish GP turned into a pure mind game in the last round. But Rosberg has said that more intense competition will follow in the future races.
Bruno Senna is the nephew of late, three time Formula one champion Ayrton Senna. He is currently racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship for Aston Martin. His short lived formula one career took off in 2010 for Hispania Racing. He raced for Renault in 2011 and for the last time, till this year, in the formula one championship for the Williams team.
Bruno Senna initially raced go-karts against his uncle, Ayrton in the family farm. Even at a young age he showed blooming talent and promise. However his uncle’s death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix brought Bruno’s career to an unprecedented standstill. On the tenth death anniversary of his uncle, Ayrton, he was given an example of Ayrton’s Lotus 98T as a gift. He drove the same Lotus98T at the Formula One Grand Prix held at Interlagos on 2004. In 2005 Bruno Senna moved on to drive for the Räikkönen Robertson Racing team at the British Formula Three International Series. He finished at the third position behind his teammate mike Conway and Oliver Jarvis, thus taking five victories. At the 2006 Australian Grand Prix he competed to win three out of the four races. Rumoured to have been targeting to get into Formula One by 2009, in 2006 he signed to drive for the Arden International team sponsored by RedBull. Following his finish in the fourth position in his debut race he won the feature race in Spain. But in 2009 when he failed to secure a seat in the Formula One he joined the team after testing an Oreca LMP1 car. He represented the Hispania Racing F1 Team, in 2011, however did not make a significant mark.
This ex-Formula One driver is currently unavailable for a season-long ride as early as September. Bruno is only available for the Le Mans according to AMR team-boss John Gaw.