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A crash helmet that F1 legend Ayrton Senna wore on his way to his second World Championship has sold for £142,000. ($162,000)<br />
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The Brazilian wore the green, yellow and blue head protection throughout the 1990 season when he was embroiled in a legendary battle with great rival Alain Prost.<br />
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Senna, who was killed in a crash in 1994, wore the helmet in one of the most controversial moments in F1 history.<br />
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Knowing that if Prost did not finish in the penultimate race of the season Senna would be world champion, he intentionally smashed into the Frenchman on the first corner.