Transmission exploded, car caught on fire, lost control of car and Norris was ejected 2, bill Abell (USA) August 23, 1940 Stock car Fulton Fairgrounds Race Lost control and left the track 3 Bud Abell (USA) November 9, 1947 Stock car Mitchell Speedrome Qualifying Spun. Drowned while trapped in overturned car. "George "Little George" Amick ( ) - Find A Grave Memorial". External links edit Retrieved from " ". Mogul Rallye Šumava Klatovy 2011 Rally Crashed into a tree after losing control 541 Gordon Smiley (USA) May 15, 1982 Open wheel March 82C- Cosworth usac Gold Crown Championship Indianapolis Motor Speedway 1982 Indianapolis 500 Qualifying Crash 542 Larry Smith (USA) August 12, 1973 Stock. Raphaël 1970, last special stage, Briançon-Monte Carlo 28ème Rallye Féminin Paris-St Raphael Race Crashed into a private vehicle 9 Jean Achard (FRA) July 14, 1951 Touring car Ferrari Gávea XII Grande Prêmio da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro Testing Crashed into a concrete wall. Widely considered to be the worst accident amongst them is the 1955 crash at, le Mans that killed driver, pierre Levegh and approximately 80 spectators with over 100 being injured in total. The roof and roll cage were sheared away exposing Phillps' body to the fence and a caution light. Parry-Thomas (WAL) March 3, 1927 Land speed record Babs Pendine Sands Car slid, flipped, landed on its wheels and caught fire 460 Franco Patria (ITA) October 11, 1964 Sports car Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero 1964 World Sportscar Championship season Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry 1000 km de Paris Race. (USA) June 21, 1987 Sprint car Skagit Speedway Super Dirt Cup Race Touched wheels with another car, car slammed outside wall nose first, flipped six times, slammed the wall again, tail first, it spun in the air and landed upside down 86 87 Don Branson.