Sunday 6th July 1958
Luigi Musso (33) was fatally injured in an accident during the 1958 French Grand Prix at Reims, France when his Ferrari hurtled off the course on the 10th lap of the 50 lap race. Running wide at the tricky Muizone Curve while chasing the leader, fellow Ferrari driver Mike Hawthorn, Musso’s Ferrari struck a ditch and somersaulted. Hawthorn won the race. Musso was airlifted to hospital with critical head injuries where he died.