Senna's chance to carve his own name in F1

Senna's chance to carve his own name in F1

After two difficult years in F1, Bruno Senna will get the chance to show he is not just Ayrton's nephew. New Sky Sports F1 HD pundit Damon Hill and Edd Straw analyse the challenges the Brazilian is facing ahead of his first season with Williams

The scions of famous families often grab the headlines when they start to make their own way in life. But what's the first thing that springs to mind when you hear of the latest offspring of a well-known sporting figure starting to make their way?

Inevitably, the reflex is to rail against this. Whether it's Darren Ferguson and Nigel Clough turning out for Manchester United and Nottingham Forest respectively, or Alec Stewart striding out to bat for the England cricket team, it's possible – rightly or wrongly – to perceive nepotism everywhere. That's the case even in motorsport when often there are no real family ties to confer it and even when the younger member of the tribe proves themselves beyond any doubt.

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