Tue Sep 03 2013 18:06:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A sober image to remind us that many lost their lives during the 'golden era' of motorsports.

"After hitting a stray dog, Pietro Bordino, winner of the 1922 Italian Grand Prix (and one time participant at the Indy 500) drowned while practicing at the 1928 Circuito d'Alessandria."

Text and image source: Kurtis @

Mick Hannick

Wed Sep 04 2013 13:53:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Jeez, that looks like a nasty crash. Also, how did a dog make its way onto the track?