Within a few of years of driving this kart, Senna achieved deity status, which is why this kart is so important. It was even featured in a comprehensive book on the history of karting—one that’s included in the sale.
As hard as it is to believe that someone could own such an important kart and never drive it, the truth of the matter presents some sound logic: Senna’s a tough act to follow.
Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor, and can be found on Twitter. Some of his most formative years were spent watching Senna race live on TV.