Pak Chan profile picture Pak Chan 6 years ago
Formula 1


#didyouknow - Formula 1

The old layout of Spa-Francorchamps was huge that most part of the circuit have no barrier or even marshals.
During the 1966 Belgian Grand Prix, future champion Jackie Stewart lost control in 260km/h and slammed into a telephone pole and a building, resulting he got trapped in his upside-down car and gasoline spew halfway his body to his waist, he have been waiting for 25 mintues until both his teammates Graham Hill and Bob Bondurant gone off near him, and rescued Jackie by borrowing a spanner from a local farm to remove the steering wheel boss. A funny fact : After this accident, Jackie binding a spanner to his steering wheel in future races.