This Bell XFM1 light weight helmet has been used extensively by Ayrton Senna during the 1988 F1 season. The 1988 season has been Senna’s first Championship season in the McLaren MP4-4 Honda.
1988 has been an exceptional season for Senna, he won the following Grand Prix:
San Marino Grand Prix
Canadian Grand Prix
Detroit Grand Prix
British Grand Prix
German Grand Prix
Hungarian Grand Prix
Belgium Grand Prix
Japanese Grand Prix
The World Championship for Drivers was won by Ayrton Senna, and the World Championship for Constructors by McLaren-Honda. Senna and McLaren teammate Alain Prost won fifteen of the sixteen races between them; the only race neither driver won was the Italian Grand Prix, where Ferrari's Gerhard Berger took an emotional victory four weeks after the death of team founder Enzo Ferrari.
This exceptional helmet shows heavy signs of use. The radio has been removed, it displays its drinking tube whole. The inside strap carries the following mention”88LW5” for year 1988, Light weight, helmet # 5. It has been offered by Ayrton Senna to his physiotherapist Jo Leberer in 1989. When given to Jo, Ayrton has signed, dated and added a mention to his very close friend.
Here is an incredible Bell fueling SS Bell show helmet produced for the 1994 season.
Extremely rare and impossible to find piece.
1984 Ayrton Senna personal Casio watch + Senna's business card
These 2 pieces are simply impossible to get and complement each others in such a great way.
Piece number 1 is Ayrton Senna's personal Casio watch used in 1984 while with Toleman Candy. The watch show sign of age and patina.
Piece number 2 is Senna's personal business card "Promotions and ventures". The card also shows heavy sign of age.
1989 Ayrton Senna OMP race used gloves signed
Ayrton Senna OMP race gloves. The gloves show extensive signs of use and wear. Ayrton Senna has hand signed and dated both gloves. "AS" markings inside the gloves. Used during the 1989 season.
1992 Ayrton Senna wishbone McLaren MP4 / 7 with CoA
Here is an extremely rare piece, it is a wishbone from the Honda MP4 / 7 used by Ayrton Senna during the 1992 Monaco GP. It is hand signed and dated by Ayrton Senna. The wishbone comes with a McLaren CoA. An extremely rare collector piece.
Ayrton Senna won de 1992 Monaco GP, followed by Nigel Mansell and Riccardo Patrese