News Details

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...
Full Story »
10mo ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Rush stunt double killed in accident

The man who was Daniel Bruhl's stunt double in the film Rush has been...
10mo ago from espnF1.com

V8 GP support to adopt double points format

The Albert Park round of the 2014 International V8 Supercar Championship...
10mo ago from Crash.net

JV: Double points terrible idea

Jacques Villeneuve is the latest to slate Formula One's new double points...
10mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Hill supports introduction of double points

Damon Hill has gone against the grain by throwing his support behind the...
10mo ago from espnF1.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.