List of Watkins Glen International fatalities

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Fatal accidents to competitors at the Watkins Glen International Circuit during the United States Grand Prix and other national and international motorsport events on a 10.6 km (6.6 mi) road circuit (1948–1952), an amended 7.4 km (4.6 mi) circuit (1953–1956) and the 3.78 km (2.35 mi) Grand Prix circuit from 1957 onwards.

List of fatal accidents involving competitors[edit]

No Competitor Date Place Series Race Type
1 United States Sam Collier 23 Sep 1950 1950 Watkins Glen Grand Prix Ferrari 166 S
2 United States Tommy Seagraves 13 Aug 1960 American Motorcyclist Association Harley-Davidson KRTT
3 United States Bud Faust 22 Sep 1962 1962 SCCA National Lotus-Buick
4 United States Harold Woods 22 Aug 1965 Outer Loop 1965 SCCA National 1965 The Glen 500 Km Daimler SP250
5 United States Edward Mathias 17 Oct 1965 1965 SCCA National Porsche - Elvra
6 United States Martin Krinner 20 Aug 1967 1967 SCCA National 1967 The Glen 500 Km Shelby Mustang
7 France François Cevert 06 Oct 1973[1] Turn #4 1973 FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1973 United States Grand Prix Tyrrell-Cosworth 006
8 Austria Helmuth Koinigg 06 Oct 1974[2] Turn #6 1974 FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1974 United States Grand Prix Surtees TS16-Cosworth
9 United States Mark Freed 29 Aug 1976 Turn #10 1976 SCCA Glen Region Closed circuit event Bugeye Sprite
10 United States J. D. McDuffie 11 Aug 1991 Turn #5 1991 NASCAR Winston Cup 1991 Bud at the Glen Pontiac
11 United States Ken Buchel 09 Jul 2011 The Chute 2011 SCCA Series The Glen Double Nationals Honda CR-X

List of fatal accidents involving spectators[edit]

No Name Date Place Series Race Role
1 United States Frank Fazzary 20 Sep 1952 Franklin Street 1952 Watkins Glen Grand Prix Spectator

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who p100-101 by Steve Small (1994) Guinness Publishing Ltd ISBN 0-85112-702-9
  2. ^ The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who p213 by Steve Small (1994) Guinness Publishing Ltd ISBN 0-85112-702-9

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