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1955 Le Mans disaster....
Item # 628109
June 13, 1955
MEMPHIS PRESS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, June 13, 1955
* 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race
* Pierre Levegh crash disaster
The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Death Toll Reaches 79 at French Track" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice.
Category: The 20th Century