Senna’s debut Toleman up for sale

1984 Toleman TG183B (driven by Ayrton Senna), at the 2012 Autosport International. Tony Hisgett

1984 Toleman TG183B (driven by Ayrton Senna), at the 2012 Autosport International. Tony Hisgett.

Ayrton Senna’s Formula 1 debut race car, the Toleman TG183B, has been put up for sale over 30 years after it was last raced.

Senna drove the car in the 1984 Grand Premio do Brazil, the Brazilian Grand Prix, as well as in that year’s South African, Belgian and San Marino Grands Prix.

The car would finish in the points twice: at the South African and Belgian races, finishing in sixth and seventh place respectively.

The disqualification of Tyrrell Racing from the 1984 season saw Senna’s final race position in Belgium promoted to sixth.

The car was retired from racing after the San Marino Grand Prix, in which Senna didn’t participate after failing to set a time in any session during the weekend.

The car was designed by legendary F1 engineer and car designer Rory Byrne, who helped push Ferrari to both Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships from 2000 to 2004.

In the TG183B’s replacement, Senna scored three podiums and fell just short of victory at that year’s Monaco Grand Prix.

Carsinternational.com, the car’s seller, has no advertised price for the car.

You can check out the advert here.

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