Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 5/11/12
The highly acclaimed documentary Senna will air on ESPN2 on July 29th as part of a new batch of documentaries that will be announced soon.  Ayrton Senna was a three-time Formula One World Champion, tragically killed during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.  The documentary has been widely praised and it's certainly good news for those of you who share our apprehensiveness on the quiet year the excellent ESPN Films has had thus far.  Here's the trailer below:    Trailer for award winning, Senna We've been a bit anxious to hear more as momentum surrounding ESPN's foray into the documentary space has tapered off following the success of 30 for 30. After the initial run of 30 films that spanned the final months of 2009 and all of 2010 (a pace of almost one new film every two weeks), 2011 saw a more methodical schedule of 11 films debuting. More than a third into 2012, ESPN has rolled out three films with "The Announcement" leading the way and two documentaries ("The Dewey Bo...

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