Director Asif Kapadia To Headline SENNA, Grand Prix Panel

When I decided we should do the Jalopnik Film Festival I knew if we could get RUSH we'd have to get SENNA and Grand Prix. And if we could get all that to happen, I prayed we could get SENNA director Asif Kapadia to come. Sometimes dreams do come true. » 9/12/13 4:22pm 9/12/13 4:22pm

The Jalopnik Film Festival To Host The First Public Screening Of RUSH

Do you want to see Ron Howard's new F1 epic RUSH before anyone else? What about the rally documentary Easier Said Than Done? Do you want to play Gran Turismo 6 early? Then I'm excited to announce you'll be able to do all that and more at the first ever Jalopnik Film Festival, presented by Gran Turismo 6. » 8/28/13 4:14pm 8/28/13 4:14pm

Shell Gives Ayrton Senna His Japanese Fantasy Family

Though today we talk about selling Ayrton Senna's cars, back in the day Senna wasn't above selling a little motor oil. Especially if it was in Japan, and especially if it was completely, utterly, out there. » 8/10/13 9:00am 8/10/13 9:00am

Senna Wins Best Documentary… In Britain

Asif Kapadia's phenomenal Senna was overlooked by a confused and self-obsessed Hollywood, but the Brits did the right thing by nominating and awarding the film with a "Best Documentary" award in the BAFTA — their clearly superior version of the Oscars. The film also won for best editing. » 2/12/12 4:01pm 2/12/12 4:01pm

How I nearly made the most important barn find in motorsports history

Most Formula One cars end up on display or in the private collections of the über wealthy. A car like the McLaren MP4/6 Ayrton Senna drove to the F1 World Championship in 1991 should be in a museum. That's why I thought it was so strange when I thought we found it collecting dust in the space above the… » 10/27/11 12:00pm 10/27/11 12:00pm

All the cool kids are getting Senna tattoos

The "Senna" documentary has become enough of a sensation that more of its fans are following the lead of Jalopnik commenter CaughtYouLooking and paying their respects to Ayrton Senna with body ink. Here's what they're coming up with. » 9/08/11 4:00pm 9/08/11 4:00pm