1957  » Testing

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Description Eugenio Castellotti was fatally injured while testing a Ferrari Formula 1 at the Modena Aeroautodromo, on Thursday, 14 March 1957. The car went out of control at the S-bend, at the end of the pit straight, throwing the driver out as it overturned then smashing against a small concrete stand. It is suspected that Castellotti missed a down shift, causing the crash.  
Year 1957  
Driver(s) Eugenio Castellotti
Category Open Wheelers  
Series Formula 1  
Vehicle Ferrari 801  
Country Italy  
Circuit Modena (Aerautodromo)  
Event Testing  
Fatal Yes  
Also Involved  
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Photo Credit La stampa; L'Unità;  
Tags F1 Driver Fatality  

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