Sharing Time and Space With The Famous

Do read it from George.


     (Note: This piece was originally published in 1993, when I was in the middle of my F1 career.  I brought it back because it’s the twentieth anniversary of Ayrton’s fatal crash in Imola and I wanted to share how F1 used to be.)

I don’t collect autographs. I don’t see much point in them unless they’re at the bottom of a Picasso or Monet, where they signal that the work was indeed finished and that the artist was happy enough with it to proclaim that it was his.  I guess inscribed photos are okay too, if there’s a genuine message from one friend to another scrawled across its surface, but the idea of treasuring a scrap of paper with someone’s name on it just never took hold in my mind.  Maybe it’s the fact that I’ve lived and worked around Los Angeles for all of my life and…

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About Betise Assumpcao Head

Communicator, specialized in Media Relations, Reputation, Crisis Management, corporate or individual. I started as a Sports Journalist (7 years, Mains newspapers and magazines in Brazil) turned into World Wide Press Officer (Senna 1990/1994), been to Games in Barcelona Atlanta, London & Rio 2016. Italy, Germany & Brazilian World Cups.

2 responses to “Sharing Time and Space With The Famous”

  1. slparis says :

    I love your stories about Ayrton. What a wonderful man he must have been.


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