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Senna: Everything We Know

When it comes to Formula One, a name that often pops up is that of the Brazilian racer Ayrton Senna. He won the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship in 1988, 1990, and 1991. He has often been regarded as one of the best in the sport that has now gained traction worldwide, especially because of Netflix and its accessibility. As for Senna, his tragic death in 1994 is remembered even today, and mourned by fans.

Netflix’s upcoming drama series, Senna, pays homage to Ayrton Senna and his contribution to the sport, and Formula One as a whole, and we’re here to tell you all about it. So, keep reading this article to learn everything you need to know about the upcoming biographical drama, from the plot to the cast and much more.

What is the Plot of Senna?

Ayrton Senna has often been remembered as one of the fastest and best Formula One drivers of all time and his legacy continues to be remembered today. Netflix’s upcoming mini-series is a biographical drama, which means Senna is based on a true story, particularly the life of Ayrton Senna. This series focuses on Senna’s struggles, family, career, and much more, and gives a glimpse into the life of the beloved Brazilian Formula One driver!

The Cast of Senna

Playing the lead role of Ayrton Senna is none other than Gabriel Leone, who is best known for his work in movies and shows like Eduardo and Monica, Velho Chico, Ferrari, Os Dias Eram Assim, and River of Desire.

The Cast of Senna
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Joining Leone in the cast of Senna are Alice Wegmann (Tamo Junto, The Trace We Leave Behind), Kaya Scodelario (Maze Runner, The Gentlemen), Pâmela Tomé (Malhacao: Seu Lugar No Mundo, Reis), Camila Márdila (Good Morning, Verônica, Onde Nascem os Fortes), and Susana Ribeiro (O Dono do Mundo, The Mechanism).

When and Where Can You Watch Senna?

The series has been one of the most-anticipated biographical dramas on Netflix so far, especially because of the rising popularity of Formula One and those involved in it. Ayrton Senna’s legacy will be honored in 2024, however, a set release date has not been announced by the streaming platform yet.

Nevertheless, we will make sure our website stays updated with the release date as and when it is known, so make sure you keep a lookout!


If you have been intrigued by the story of Ayrton Senna, then Netflix’s upcoming series will definitely make its way to your watchlist sooner rather than later. Do let us know if you are looking forward to the release of Senna!