Inside Motorsports Vol. 1 2018/Q1 - Part I - Page 14

A hor r ibl e cr ash t hat r aised a l ot of quest ions "I wil l dr ive f l at out al l t he t ime. I l ove r acing!" - Gil l es Vil l eneuve Gi l l es Vi l l eneuve was one of t he most spect acul ar r aci ng dr i ver s ever seen. Hi s br ave, non-compr omi si ng st yl e made hi m r eal l y popul ar . Just af t er t he cont r over si al r ace in I mol a, Vi l l eneuve desper at el y t r i ed t o achi eve a bet t er l apt i me, when col l i ded wi t h Jochen Mass, f el l out of hi s car , l ost hi s hel met dur i ng t he acci dent and hi t t he bar r i er wi t h hi s naked head...He di dn't sur vi ve t he cr ash, and anot her gr eat dr i ver passed awa y at a r eal l y young age. Af t er hi s deat h, F1 seen one l ast f at al acci dent on a r ace. when Ri ccar do Pal et t i di ed, and af t er hi s passage, f or 12 year s no f at al i t i es and many peopl e al most f or got , how danger ous i s f or mul a r aci ng, and how exposed i s t he dr i ver 's head...