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Hamilton visits Senna's grave

Updated: October 16, 2009, 1:06 PM ET
Reuters

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has achieved a long-time ambition by paying his respects to boyhood idol Ayrton Senna at the Brazilian's grave.

The 24-year-old McLaren driver told reporters he had gone to Sao Paulo's Morumbi cemetery on Wednesday, the day he arrived in Brazil, to see the three-time world champion's final resting place.

"It was good but there were a couple of other people there so it wasn't a private kind of thing. I was there for five minutes ...

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