1977gillesvilleneuvefer 03 Gilles Villeneuve and Ronnie Peterson Accident   Fuji Speedway 1977

This is a little more than your usual, supermarket parking lot fender bender. It took place at the Japanese Grand Prix in 1977 and involved Gilles Villeneuve’s Ferrari and Ronnie Peterson’s Tyrrell P34 on lap #5, tragically some debris from the accident killed a marshal and a photographer, who had both been standing in a prohibited area of the track.

Read more about the race here.

1977gillesvilleneuvefer 05 Gilles Villeneuve and Ronnie Peterson Accident   Fuji Speedway 1977

1977gillesvilleneuvefer 07 Gilles Villeneuve and Ronnie Peterson Accident   Fuji Speedway 1977