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Tributes to Ayrton Senna

Updated 1238 GMT (2038 HKT) May 5, 2014
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Fans have flocked to Ayrton Senna's grave in recent days to mark the 20th anniversary of the triple world champion's death. The Brazilian passed away after a crash at the Imola Circuit in 1994 during the San Marino Grand Prix. NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images
Senna is revered in his homeland for the style and passion he displayed during his three world championship wins. He is buried in the Murumbi Cemetery in his hometown of Sao Paulo. NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images
A monument to Senna's impact on Formula One stands at the Imola Circuit, close to where the 34-year-old fatally crashed. Christian Fischer/Bongarts/Getty Images/file
The Azul Brazilian airline unveiled an aircraft which bears the iconic color scheme of Senna's racing helmet on its nose. Vinicius Costa/AFP/Getty Images
Senna's sister Viviane was on hand at the grand unveiling of the plane. She is the head of the Ayrton Senna Institute, which partners with major corporations to give educational opportunities to millions of children across Brazil Vinicius Costa/AFP/Getty Images
The day before Senna's death, Austrian driver Roland Ratzenberger also passed away following a crash. When track officials examined Senna's car following his accident, they found an Austrian flag the Brazilian had planned to unfurl in honor of Ratzenberger. Mark Sandten/Bongarts/Getty Images