His dominance of the junior formula has drawn comparisons to Lewis Hamilton and the pair both began racing at the Rye House circuit in Hoddesdon.

Enaam Ahmed, the 17-year-old from Edgware Road has the chance to exceed one of Senna’s achievements.

Ahmed has matched the Brazilian’s total of 12 wins in a season in British Formula 3 and, at Donington Park this weekend, has three races in which to get the outright record. That is held by Denmark’s Jan Magnussen, who recorded 14 wins in 1994.