Eugenio 'Il Bello' Castellotti, Italy
1930-10-10 - 1957-03-14
F1 Career: Argentina 1955 - Argentina 1957
Killed during tests of the latest GP Ferrari at Modena. In wet conditions, the car crashed into a concrete barrier. 27-year-old Castellotti was hurled from the car and killed instantly. Peter Collins where with Enzo Ferrari when the call came. Ferrari said, 'Pronto! Ferrari!' Then he went pale. 'Non e possibile...Castellotti morto...' A pause. 'E la macchina?'"