Design: Ayrton Senna’s Helmet (1990-ish)
What words could one dedicate to Brazilian legend Ayrton Senna which haven’t been said before? His career was excellently (albeit a tad biased) documented in the 2010 documentary ‘Senna’ (IMDb link) which for many was their first glimpse into the sport. Understandably, Senna’s fanbase (for a non-current driver) equals Schumacher’s. Who could forget his battles with other 80’s legends such as Prost and Mansell. The 1988 dominance of the MP4/4 and the resulting rivalry between Senna and Prost puts even Rosberg vs. Hamilton to shame. Sadly, we lost Senna in the darkest weekend Formula 1 ever knew, the 1994 San Marino GP. Luckily, Senna will be remembered for decades if not centuries to come.
After this short but heavy introduction, let’s get to the meat of your reason for coming here. Below, you can see the stuff on offer, both free and paid:
Now seriously, if you like to have this as a wallpaper for either your phone or computer but you dislike the background color or you want the helmet to be slightly smaller/larger or a different aspect ratio, feel free to email me at email@example.com (or click the link in the sidebar if you have outlook configured). Put the name of the driver (in this case: Lauda) in the subject title, and tell me what you want differently. If you want a different color, it helps me if you can tell me the hex code (i.e. #FFFFFF, which is white). If not, a description will do. I will reply to you with the product of your input attached!
As much as I want to, I can’t magically make free shirts or mugs with this design appear. Thankfully, you can purchase them through Redbubble. As far as I have heard from people who have purchased designs by me before, the quality is good and delivery is in about a week. You can buy loads, such as the aforementioned t-shirts and mugs, but also stickers, phone cases (mainly iPhone and Samsung), hoodies, bags, journals, and even clocks. Below you can view a few choice options (which I’d love to buy myself if I could) and links to pages where you can buy them.
- T-shirts (starting ~€22)
- iPhone case (~€25)
- Drawstring bag (~€25)
- Spiral notebook (~€10)
- Coffee mug (~€15)
For all options, you can scroll down on this page. If you’d like to purchase something but want a tiny edit, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you purchase something, please let me know (either on reddit, facebook or twitter, links in the sidebar) and I will thank you personally!
All current helmet designs:
- Ayrton Senna 1990
- Damon Hill 1996
- Fernando Alonso 2017 (Indy 500)
- Gilles Villeneuve 1980
- James Hunt 1976
- Michael Schumacher 1994
- Niki Lauda 1984
- Sebastian Vettel 2015