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Roland Ratzenberger: Gone but never to be forgotten

Roland Ratzenberger: Gone but never to be forgotten 29 April, 2014 Perhaps Roland Ratzenberger was always destined to be an understudy, as a Formula 1 driver and a man, however, he more than deserved his share of the limelight. Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, three-times world champion Ayrton Senna died in the race and, in the outpouring of grief for the Brazilian which followed, the Austrian was almost forgotten. 'Ratzenberger…was more tragic to me than Ayrton because he'd come up by his own efforts and the help of his family,' Max Mosley, President of ruling body the FIA at the time, told Reuters. 'He'd no money,...
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