Bruno Senna Biography: Bruno Senna Lalli is a professional racing driver from Brazil. He is the nephew of three-time Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna.
Bruno Senna Biography
Bruno Senna Biography: Bruno Senna was born on 15 October 1983 in São Paulo, Brazil. At age five, his grandfather Milton da Silva taught him the basics of motor racing. Bruno competed against his uncle in go-kart races on the family farm, and Ayrton highly regarded his nephew’s potential. In 2004, on the 10th anniversary of his uncle’s death, Italian friends presented Senna with a Lotus 98T from 1986 as a gift at Imola. Senna drove a car at the 2004 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, where Ayrton had won in 1991 and 1993. Gerhard Berger, Ayrton’s McLaren teammate from 1990 to 1992, is a close family friend who advised Ayrton on his career. Bianca, Senna’s sister, has handled his affairs and sponsorship acquisition.
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|Date Of Birth||15 October 1983|
|Birth Place||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Bruno Senna Personal Life
In 2011, Senna dated Ramóna Kiss, a Hungarian TV personality and actress.
Bruno Senna Career
In 2005, he competed in the British Formula Three Championship for the Raikkonen Robertson Racing team, owned by former McLaren Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen and his business administrators David and Steve Robertson. Three podium finishes in the final seven races of the season helped him finish tenth in the final standings.
In October 2006, it was reported that Senna aimed to join the Formula One grid by 2009. In the 2007 GP2 Series, he will race for the Red Bull-sponsored Arden International team. After finishing fourth in his maiden race at Bahrain, he won his first feature race in Spain.
After realizing he would not have a Formula One drive in 2009, Senna began searching for other opportunities to keep him “race fit” in preparation for negotiations for a 2010 Formula One drive. He tested with the Mercedes-AMG DTM team, but after discussions with the organization, he decided against committing to the series.
After testing an Oreca LMP1 car, Senna joined the team to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans & the Le Mans Series. His first race was the 2009 1000 km of Catalonia, where he finished third alongside Stéphane Ortelli.
Senna was announced as a test & reserve driver for the Renault team on January 31, 2011. On February 9, the team announced that Senna and Nick Heidfeld would share testing duties on the Saturday and Sunday of the Jerez test. This was to evaluate the drivers in anticipation of Robert Kubica’s replacement during the 2011 season. Heidfeld received his race seat on February 16, 2011. On July 24, 2011, following the conclusion of the German Grand Prix, it was announced that Senna would make his first appearance of the 2011 season at the Hungarian Grand Prix, replacing Heidfeld in the first free practice session.
Senna was confirmed as a Williams driver alongside Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado on January 17, 2012. As his uncle was racing for Williams at the time of his passing, Senna obtained his family’s approval before joining the team. Senna qualified fourteenth for the Australian Grand Prix & retired in the race’s closing stages after contact with Felipe Massa; both drivers later acknowledged that the incident was a racing incident. He was ranked sixteenth, completing roughly 90 percent of the race’s distance.
Senna will compete for Aston Martin Racing in the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans, it was announced on February 5, 2013. Senna was confirmed as a factory driver for the McLaren GT3 project on February 9, 2015.