Inside Motorsports Vol. 1 2018/Q1 - Part I - Page 25

2009, 2015: scar y accident s, t he son of a l egend and anot her gr eat t al ent dies... I n Jul y, 2009 scar y acci dent s happened: Fel i pe Massa cr ashed at t he Hungar or i ng dur i ng t he qual i f i cat i on sessi on. He was hi t by a spr i ng, comi ng f r om Rubens Bar r i chel l o's Br awn. He was f or t unat e, t he spr i ng hi t hi s hel met mai nl y, and not t he vi sor . The medi cal hel p was qui ck, and whi l e Massa had t o mi ss t he whol e r emai ni ng 2009 season, he r et ur ned i n 2010. Henr y Sur t ees was not so l ucky, on t he 4t h r ace i n t he F2 season, i n Br ands Hat ch, he was hi t by t he t i r e of Jack Cl ar ke, who suf f er ed an acci dent t oo, and he di dn't sur vi ve t he i mpact . I n 2015 f or mer F1 dr i ver , Just i n Wi l son di ed on t he ABC Suppl y 500, when hi s head was hi t by t he ai r bor ne debr i s comi ng f r om t he r ace l eader 's br oken car . Wi l son was i n a coma, and pr onounced dead t he f ol l owi ng day. Henr y Sur t ees (1991-2009)