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Historic F1 racer, <i>Rush</i> double killed in crash

Historic F1 ace Mauro Pane has been found dead at the wheel of a car submerged in an Italian canal.The 50-year old had been reported missing a week ago, but was only located after an extensive police search of the area between Pavie and Piacenza found his Renault in the waterway. A second body was also reported.While 2008 Historic F1 Championship winner Pane's on-track exploits may have bypassed all but the most involved motorsport fan, his abilities – and wide-ranging stable of historic grand prix machinery – made him a natural choice when Ron Howard was casting for the hit movie Rush, which portrayed the 1976 world championship battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda.As well as...
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