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Deaths by formula one car crash are listed below. Fatal F1 racing accidents at races that occured after the inauguration of the World Championship in 1950 are listed here. The number of formula1 race drivers killed on race tracks could be due to motor malfunction, driver's carelessness, or could be just bad luck. Listed below are all F1 race drivers killed at the FIA World Championship race weekend and those killed because of formula one car crash elsewhere. The names of F1 cars that crashed, are seen in the discussion column.
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Alan Stacey, was a British racing driver. He began his association with Lotus when he built one of the MkVI kits then being offered by the company. Having raced this car he went on to build an Eleven, eventually campaigning it at Le Mans under the Team Lotus umbrella. During the following years he spent much time developing the Lotus Grand Prix cars, most notably the front engined 16 and then the 18. He participated in 7 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 19 July 1958. He scored no championship points. He also participated in several non-Championship Formula One races. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 27 (1933-1960)

Birthplace: United Kingdom

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Ayrton Senna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Formula1 Car Crash List: Fatal F1 Race Accidents
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Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships. He was killed in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. He was among the most dominant and successful Formula One drivers of the modern era and is considered by many as the greatest racing driver of all time. He is the most recent driver to have been killed in a Formula One World Championship event. Senna began his motorsport career in karting, moving up to open-wheel racing in 1981, and winning the British Formula 3 championship in 1983. He made his Formula One debut with Toleman-Hart in 1984 before moving to Lotus-Renault the following year and winning six Grands Prix over ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 34 (1960-1994)

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William John "Bill" Vukovich, Sr. was a Serbian American automobile racing driver. He won the 1953 and 1954 Indianapolis 500 plus two more American Automobile Association National Championship races. Several drivers of his generation have referred to Vukovich as the greatest ever encountered in American motorsport. He was known variously as "Vuky" and "The Mad Russian" for his intense driving style, as well as the "Silent Serb" for his cool demeanor. He was also referred to as the "Fresno Flash" in Floyd Clymer's Indy yearbooks, and in an interview his former mechanic Jim Travers calls him "Vuke". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 37 (1918-1955)

Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States of America

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Bob Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Formula1 Car Crash List: Fatal F1 Race Accidents
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Robert Paul Anderson is a former American football halfback in the National Football League for the New York Giants. He played college football at the United States Military Academy and was drafted in the ninth round of the 1960 NFL Draft. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

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