Asif Kapadia directs docu about racing driver

Working Title is revving up a feature-length documentary on legendary Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna.

Asif Kapadia (“Far North”) will direct the doc, which goes into production next month. Manish Pandey penned the project, which will be produced by James Gay-Rees.

Working Title co-toppers Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan will exec produce, along with Pandey and Kevin Macdonald.

Senna won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34 in a crash while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy.

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