List of Autodromo Nazionale Monza fatal accidents

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Fatal accidents to competitors at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Italy during the Italian Grand Prix and other national and international motor-sport events.

List of fatal accidents involving competitors[edit]

No Competitor Date Place Series Race Type
1 Germany Gregor Kuhn 9 Sep 1922 Non-championship 1922 Italian Grand Prix Austro-Daimler
2 Italy Ugo Sivocci 8 Sep 1923 Curva del Vialone Non-championship 1923 Italian Grand Prix Alfa Romeo P1
3 Poland Louis Zborowski 8 Oct 1924 Curve di Lesmo Unknown 1924 Italian Grand Prix Mercedes M72/94
4 Italy Luigi Galli 11 Sep 1926 1926 Grand Prix of Nations 250cc Garelli
5 Italy Potito Franciosa 26 June 1927 Curve di Lesmo 1927 Gran Premio Monza 1927 Coppa Primi Passi Lancia Lambda
6 Italy Emilio Materassi 9 Sep 1928 Rettifilo Tribune Non-championship 1928 Italian Grand Prix Lancia Lambda
7 Italy Luigi Arcangeli 23 May 1931 Curva del Vialone Non-championship 1931 Italian Grand Prix Alfa Romeo 12C
8 Italy Baconin Borzacchi 10 May 1933 Circuito Sopraelevato 1933 Italian Grand Prix Qualifying Heat Maserati 8C
9 Italy Giuseppe Campari 10 May 1933 Circuito Sopraelevato 1933 Italian Grand Prix Qualifying Heat Alfa Romeo P3
10 Poland Stanisław Czaykowski 10 May 1933 Circuito Sopraelevato 1933 Italian Grand Prix Qualifying Heat Bugatti T54
11 Italy Aldo Marazza 11 Sep 1938 Curve di Lesmo 1938 Italian Grand Prix Gran Premio Milano Maserati 6CM
12 Italy Ignazio Radice Fossati 4 Oct 1936 Speed Record Maserati Tipo 4 CS
13 Italy Giovanni Moretti 24 Oct 1948 Curve di Lesmo 1948 Gran Premio d'Autunno Moto Guzzi
14 Austria Rupert Hollaus 11 Sep 1954 Curve di Lesmo 1954 FIM World Motor-Cycle Championship 1954 Grand Prix of Nations 125cc NSU
15 United Kingdom Ron Searles 14 Oct 1957 Circuito Sopraelevato Record Attempt Cooper Bobtail Mk II
16 Italy Nino Crivellari 28 June 1959 Curva del Vialone 1959 Campionato Italiano Allievi 1959 Coppa Junior Stanguellini - Fiat
17 Italy Alfredo Tinazzo 28 June 1959 Curva del Vialone 1959 Campionato Italiano Allievi 1959 Coppa Junior De Sanctis–Fiat
18 Italy Adolfo Covi 6 Sep 1959 Curva del Vialone 1959 FIM World Motor-Cycle Championship 1959 Grand Prix of Nations 500cc Norton
19 Italy Glicerio Barbolini 7 May 1961 Rettifilo Tribune 1961 Coppa Ascari Lancia Appia Zagato
20 Italy Franco Tirri 3 Sep 1961 Curve di Lesmo 1961 FIM World Motor-Cycle Championship 1961 Grand Prix of Nations 125cc Ducati
21 Germany Wolfgang von Trips 10 Sep 1961[1] Curva Parabolica 1961 FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1961 Italian Grand Prix Ferrari Dino 156
22 Italy Marcello De Luca 16 Sep 1962 Curva Parabolica 1962 Campionato Italiano Formula Junior 1962 Coppa Junior Monza Dagrada - Lancia
23 Italy Norberto Bagnalasta 28 June 1964 Rettifilo Tribune 1964 Italian F3 Championship 1964 Gran Premio della Lotteria Lotus 20
24 Switzerland Tommy Spychiger 25 April 1965 Curva Parabolica 1965 World Championship of Makes 1965 1000 km di Monza Ferrari 365 P2
25 Italy Roberto Parodi 3 Oct 1965 Curva Parabolica 1965 Coppa Leopoldo Carri
26 Italy Attilio Zuppini 13 March 1965 Curve di Lesmo 1966 Coppa Fisa Fiat Abarth 850 TC
27 Jersey Boley Pittard 10 June 1967 Rettifilo Tribune 1967 FIA Italian F3 Championship 1967 Coppa Autodromo di Monza Lola T60 - Ford
28 Austria Jochen Rindt 5 Sep 1970[2] Curva Parabolica 1970 FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1970 Italian Grand Prix Lotus-Ford 72
29 Italy Achille Rossi 12 June 1971 Curva Parabolica 1971 Trofeo Bepi Koelliker 500cc Kawasaki
30 United Kingdom David Bartropp 16 Feb 1973 Curva Parabolica 1973 The 240 Hours of Monza Record Attempt Ford Escort
31 Italy Renzo Pasolini 20 May 1973 Curve Grande 1973 FIM World Motor-Cycle Championship 1973 Grand Prix of Nations 250cc Harley Davidson
32 Finland Jarno Saarinen 20 May 1973 Curve Grande 1973 FIM World Motor-Cycle Championship 1973 Grand Prix of Nations 250cc Yamaha
33 Italy Renzo Colombini 8 July 1973 Curva Grande 1973 Campionato Italiano Juniores
34 Italy Renato Galtrucco 8 July 1973 Curva Grande 1973 Campionato Italiano Juniores 380cc Suzuki
35 Italy Carlo Chionio 8 July 1973 Curva Grande 1973 Campionato Italiano Juniores 500cc Honda
36 Switzerland Silvio Moser 25 April 1974 Curva Ascari 1974 World Championship of Makes 1974 1000 km di Monza Lola T294
37 Sweden Ronnie Peterson 10 Sep 1978[3] Rettifilo Tribune 1978 FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1978 Italian Grand Prix Lotus 78 - Cosworth
38 Italy Mauro Ceccoli 24 May 1987 Curve di Lesmo 1987 Gran Premio delle Nazioni 1987 Yamaha Super Trophy 400cc Yamaha FZ
39 Italy Wilmer Marsigli 2 Aug 1991 Rettifilo 1991 Italian Motor-Cycle Championship Trofeo Italiano 250 250cc Aprilia
40 Italy Domenico Cirrito 15 June 1992 1992 Trofeo Series Practice Suzuki
41 Belgium Michael Paquay 7 May 1998 Rettifilo 1998 Monza Superbike World Championship round 1998 World Supersport Championship 600cc Honda CBR
42 Italy Marco Burnelli 8 April 1999 Curva Grande 1999 Campionati Assoluti d'Italia Supersport Race 600cc Ducati

List of fatal accidents during unofficial testing[edit]

No Competitor Date Place Entrant Event Type
1 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Enrico Giaccone 26 Aug 1923 Private Test Fiat
2 Germany Rudolf Heydel 4 Feb 1936 Auto Union AG Private Test Auto Union Type C
3 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Emilio Villoresi 20 June 1939 Private Test Alfa Romeo 158 Alfetta
4 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Renzo Cantoni 1939 Private Test
5 Italy Luigi Alberti 28 June 1959 Curva Grande Moto Guzzi SpA Private Test 500cc Moto Guzzi Dondolino
6 Italy Alberto Ascari 26 May 1955[4] Curva del Vialone Private Test Ferrari 750S Monza
7 Italy Gianni Degli Antoni 7 Aug 1956 Curve di Lesmo Private Test 125cc Ducati Desmo
8 United Kingdom Phil Green 5 May 1959 Curve di Lesmo Private Test MG Spider
9 Italy Bruno Deserti 25 May 1965 Curva Grande Scuderia Ferrari SpA Private Test Ferrari 330P3
10 Italy Davide Gallieri May 1998 Rettifilo Private Test 600cc Bimota YB9 SR

List of fatal accidents involving race officials[edit]

No Official Date Place Series Race Role
1 Italy Paolo Gislimberti 10 Sep 2000 Variante della Roggia 2000 FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2000 Italian Grand Prix Fire Marshal

List of fatal accidents involving spectators[edit]

Number fatalities Driver Date Place Series Race
20 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Emilio Materassi 9 Sep 1928[5] Rettifilo Tribune 1928 Italian Grand Prix
15 Germany Wolfgang von Trips 10 Sep 1961[6] Curva Parabolica 1961 FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1961 Italian Grand Prix

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Autosport p103 dated 13 July 2000 Haymarket Specialist Publications ISSN 0269 94X
  2. ^ Autosport p126 dated 13 July 2000 Haymarket Specialist Publications ISSN 0269 94X
  3. ^ Autosport p155 dated 13 July 2000 Haymarket Specialist Publications ISSN 0269 94X
  4. ^ Autosport p86 dated 13 July 2000 Haymarket Specialist Publications ISSN 0269 94X
  5. ^ The Chequered Flag - 100 Years of Motor Racing p123 by Ivan Rendall (1995) Media Eye Ltd Weidenfield & Nicholson ISBN 0-297-83220-4
  6. ^ The Chequered Flag - 100 Years of Motor Racing p225 by Ivan Rendall (1995) Media Eye Ltd Weidenfield & Nicholson ISBN 0-297-83220-4

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