Ayrton Senna

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Ayrton Senna (1960 – 1994). Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships and is considered by many as the greatest racing driver of all time; he was killed in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Scarce DS in Portuguese, signed “Ayrton,” one page, 6.5 x 4.25, November 27, 1984. A legal identification card for Banco Nacional S/A, filled out in type and signed in the centre in blue ballpoint by Senna.  Underneath Senna’s signature is his Fathers details (Milton Guirado Theodoro da Silva) and a further signature, likely of his Father. The card lists personal information for Senna and his father, Milton da Silva, with an applied label to the upper portion identifying the account as Ayrton Senna Prom. Empreendimentos Ltd.” The card lists Senna’s profession as “Piloto.” Includes two other bank account cards related to “Ayrton Senna Promoções e Empreendimentos Ltd,” dating to 1991, one mentioning Fabio Da Silva Machado (Senna’s cousin and a Director of the Ayrton Senna Foundation) and one mentioning Leonardo Senna da Silva (Ayrton’s brother).  Signatures on these cards may well be from his cousin and brother. In fine condition, with some light edge toning.  The year of 1984 was a pivotal one for the 24-year-old Senna—he opened his first business account, Ayrton Senna Prom Empreendimentos LTDA, with his cousin and manager Fabio da Silva Machado, and he made his anticipated debut in the FIA Formula One World Championship—four years later, Senna would win the first of his three Drivers’ Championships in 1988. An early and noteworthy document signed by Senna during his transformation from a little-known Brazilian sensation to a Formula One racing legend—this represents one of the first autographs Senna signed as a F1 driver.

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Ayrton Senna (1960 – 1994). Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships and is considered by many as the greatest racing driver of all time; he was killed in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Scarce DS in Portuguese, signed “Ayrton,” one page, 6.5 x 4.25, November 27, 1984. A legal identification card for Banco Nacional S/A, filled out in type and signed in the centre in blue ballpoint by Senna.  Underneath Senna’s signature is his Fathers details (Milton Guirado Theodoro da Silva) and a further signature, likely of his Father. The card lists personal information for Senna and his father, Milton da Silva, with an applied label to the upper portion identifying the account as Ayrton Senna Prom. Empreendimentos Ltd.” The card lists Senna’s profession as “Piloto.” Includes two other bank account cards related to “Ayrton Senna Promoções e Empreendimentos Ltd,” dating to 1991, one mentioning Fabio Da Silva Machado (Senna’s cousin and a Director of the Ayrton Senna Foundation) and one mentioning Leonardo Senna da Silva (Ayrton’s brother).  Signatures on these cards may well be from his cousin and brother. In fine condition, with some light edge toning.  The year of 1984 was a pivotal one for the 24-year-old Senna—he opened his first business account, Ayrton Senna Prom Empreendimentos LTDA, with his cousin and manager Fabio da Silva Machado, and he made his anticipated debut in the FIA Formula One World Championship—four years later, Senna would win the first of his three Drivers’ Championships in 1988. An early and noteworthy document signed by Senna during his transformation from a little-known Brazilian sensation to a Formula One racing legend—this represents one of the first autographs Senna signed as a F1 driver.