Piers Raymond Courage (GBR) (Frank #Williams Racing Cars), De Tomaso 505 – #Ford-Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 (DNF)

Piers Courage was killed in a violent accident on lap 22, at Tunnel Oost, when his car’s suspension was damaged after hitting a curb, and the car went straight up a grass embankment. It then somersaulted and exploded, and Courage had died instantly on impact.

The flames were so intense, that trees surrounding the accident site, were lit up as a result.

1970 Dutch Grand Prix, Circuit Zandvoort

piers courage netherlands 1970 #F1
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