1973  ยป 240 Hours Of Monza




During the second week of the attempt, at 04h40 of Friday, 16 February 1973, the Ford Escort 1100 driven by David William Bartropp went off the road at a speed of about 150 km/h, on the straight before the Parabolica bend. It is possible, albeit not confirmed that the driver was not wearing a safety belt while driving. He was thrown off the car through the windscreen and died when being transported to Monza hospital.
1973
Touring Cars
Closed-Circuit Speed Record
Ford Escort 1100
Italy
Permanent Circuit
Monza
240 Hours Of Monza
Yes
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