News Details

Roland Ratzenberger, remembered by David Brabham

Twenty years ago today (30th April 1994), the motorsport world was rocked by the tragic death of Roland Ratzenberger during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix. Realising his dream of racing in F1, Ratzenberger was in his third event for the MTV Simtek Ford team when a front-wing failure caused him to crash at the high-speed Villeneuve corner at almost 200mph. Becoming the first F1 driver to die during competition in almost 22 years, Ratzenberger's death would play its part in what would become one of sport's blackest weekends. Today, we commemorate the memory of Roland Ratzenberger through the words of the man who partnered him at Simtek for that tragically brief period, David...
Full Story »
10mo ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

David Brabham on the death of Roland Ratzenberger

– 20 years ago today, Roland Ratzenberger died at Imola. The...
10mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Roland Ratzenberger: Gone but never to be forgotten

Roland Ratzenberger: Gone but never to be forgotten 29 April, 2014...
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Remembering Ratzenberger

On the 20th anniversary of his death at the ill-fateful weekend of the...
11mo ago from SkySports.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Bizarre Helmet Problem Hinders Lorenzo in Qatar

Jorge Lorenzo revealed that a problem with his crash helmet left him to...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Rossi secures thrilling victory in sensational MotoGP...

Seven times Motogp Champion streaks to victory ahead of Dovizioso and...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

Marquez: Outcome is difficult to accept

Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez said he decided against throwing caution to...
12h ago from Crash.net

Pedrosa a doubt for the next race

Dani Pedrosa has sensationally revealed he has been battling arm-pump...
12h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Montoya snatches St Pete win from Power

Juan Pablo Montoya claimed the first win of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar...
10h ago from Crash.net

A lot of debris raises a lot of questions following...

The new aero kits had an unintended consequence Sunday ... A lot of...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Winglet debris puts IndyCar race under caution one lap...

Debris was scattered all over the track, yet, no major incident actually...
14h ago from Motorsport.com

Ed Jones, Carlin Racing Win Again in St. Petersburg

Carlin Racing could not have imagined a more perfect start to their...
15h ago from OpenWheelWorld.n...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Toyota’s return on wrc.com

We have the exclusive lowdown from Toyota Motorsport’s vice president...
1d ago from WRC.com

Loeb set for another World Rally Car outing

The nine-time World Champion will participate in the Epernay Vins de...
3d ago from WRC.com

Argentina supports flood victims

More than 30cm of rain, a third of the area’s annual rainfall, fell in...
2d ago from WRC.com

RX: World Rallycross launches UK talent competition

The FIA World Rallycross championship has launched a nationwide talent...
4d ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Chelsea to hijack Real Madrid star's move to Germany

Chelsea are looking to beat FC Schalke to the signing of Real Madrid star...

‘It’s An Honour’ To Play For England U21s...

Calum Chambers does not feel at all like he has dropped below his...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Premier League icon urges Harry Kane to learn from...

Arsenal and Premier League legend Thierry Henry has urged Harry Kane to...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal close in on Pedro signing?

Arsenal are reportedly moving closer to signing Barcelona winger Pedro....
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

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.