OT - The Senna Movie - Page 2 - BMW M5 Forum and M6 Forums

Go Back   BMW M5 Forum and M6 Forums > BMW M5, M5 Touring, M6 and Z8 Forums > E34 M5 Discussion

E34 M5 Discussion 1988-1995 Sedan and Touring

Like Tree2Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 19th July 2011, 15:14   #11
Bayerische
Fellow Member (>400)
 
Bayerische's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Dublin/Toulouse

Garage: E34 M5 Alpine white, E24 M635Csi Dolphin Grey

Sales Feedback: (0)

Thanks: 104
Thanked 91 Times in 72 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by MattH View Post

And that takes me to Top Gear. I liked the fact that they did something, but didnt like the way they presented the 1990 crash in isolation with no context. That just implied Senna rammed his way to the world title.

And is punching Eddie Irvine a bad thing or a good one ?! I'll test my memory here, but I think Irvine (a rookie) had delayed Senna by unlapping himself when Senna was fighting for a win. We like our sportsmen to be passionate, and my inclination is to see things like this as part of the packages with Senna - you cant take away the passion when it suits you.
Agreed, Top Gear didn't fully explain the circumstances of the 1990 crash but overall they painted him in a very good light.

The Irvine incident; in my view, Irvine deserved what he got, as he was a cocky little sh1t on his first F1 race with Jordan. By all accounts the punch happened during an argument after the race and Senna punched him in the heat of the moment, and it was not premeditated. It does not lessen my view of Senna in any way, but it was not exactly sporting behaviour and does show the fiery Latin side of Senna, perhaps the incident could have been handled better by complaining to Mr Balastre as Prost would have done. On second thoughts, maybe that woudn't have worked!!
Bayerische is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th July 2011, 15:20   #12
Bayerische
Fellow Member (>400)
 
Bayerische's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Dublin/Toulouse

Garage: E34 M5 Alpine white, E24 M635Csi Dolphin Grey

Sales Feedback: (0)

Thanks: 104
Thanked 91 Times in 72 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by pspassos View Post

It is a really pitty that in Brazil people dont give him the importance, the credits and the recognition he is given abroad
I am surprised to hear you say that pspassos, I always thought he had a legendary status in Brazil, but you are far better placed than I am to comment on this. I guess 17 years on a younger generation don't remember his achievements.
Bayerische is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th July 2011, 17:20   #13
MattH
Member, P400 Sport, DSC On (>550)
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Cambrideshire

Garage: E30 M3 Misano Red

Sales Feedback: (0)

Thanks: 135
Thanked 73 Times in 64 Posts
You are right. The film did a great job of making clear that prost was the politician and Senna much more impetuous. But I think it is exactly that character trait that made us all admire him so much, and justified this movie.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bayerische View Post
Agreed, Top Gear didn't fully explain the circumstances of the 1990 crash but overall they painted him in a very good light.

The Irvine incident; in my view, Irvine deserved what he got, as he was a cocky little sh1t on his first F1 race with Jordan. By all accounts the punch happened during an argument after the race and Senna punched him in the heat of the moment, and it was not premeditated. It does not lessen my view of Senna in any way, but it was not exactly sporting behaviour and does show the fiery Latin side of Senna, perhaps the incident could have been handled better by complaining to Mr Balastre as Prost would have done. On second thoughts, maybe that woudn't have worked!!
MattH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20th July 2011, 03:42   #14
pspassos
Member, P500 Sport, DSC On (>700)
 
pspassos's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Brazil
Age: 30

Garage: 95 M5 3.8

Sales Feedback: (0)

Thanks: 146
Thanked 52 Times in 41 Posts
the Senna movie in Brazil was avaliable in very few movie theathers, in restricted schedule, and almos always with a ridiculous small audience....
__________________
'95 3.8 6speed ///M5
You wash your car like it was your firstborn child, you tend to its needs like it was your own body, you rotect it like it's your family, then you drive it like you stole it.
pspassos is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Senna movie 2010 pbelo Off Topic Forum 6 15th September 2011 03:36
Senna in talks with BMW Sauber! BuzzedHornet Off Topic Forum 0 27th June 2008 00:02
Ayrton Senna F1 car for sale! Ashok Arora Off Topic Forum 2 5th November 2002 22:02
OT: Senna won the most poles, but not the most races. Why? Magna Off Topic Forum 4 7th March 2002 07:37
Rinland: Raikkonen could be next Senna!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Black M5 E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion 1 12th December 2001 12:36

Loading...

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 22:13.



Everything Copyright 2000-2008. Do not use ANYTHING from this site without written permission. All images, graphics, sound files, video files and text appearing on this web site are the exclusive property of m5board.com and are protected under international copyright laws. All images, graphics, sound files, video files and text on this site are for on-screen and on-site viewing and listening only. No part of this web site may be reproduced, copied, saved, stored, manipulated, or used in any form for personal or commercial purposes without the prior written permission of m5board.com. Use of any image or graphic as the basis for another photographic concept or illustration is a violation of the copyright. Any copyright infringement will be prosecuted to the full extent of federal and international copyright laws. M5board.com is an enthusiast board and we don't condone any dangerous activity. Our airfield events are completely safe based on years of experience, we conduct them during clear visibility with mature participants that have several years of experience with high-performance automobiles, large unobstructed run-off zones on sealed off private former military airbases and we clearly mark the braking zones. If inexperienced with high speed driving we do not recommend organizing your own event but attending a high-performance driving school. The use of the term "BMW" on this site is for reference only, and does not imply any connection between m5board.com and BMW AG or BMW North America.