Spa 1,000 Kilometers: September 1st, 1985

For the second time in as many races, death would occur at a Group C race, when Stefan Bellof (the 1984 Group C sports car racing champion), crashed his Porsche 956 at Eau Rouge corner, and died shortly thereafter at the hospital due to head injuries/head trauma, and due to Bellof’s passing, the race would be abandoned without being fully completed.

https://www.racingsportscars.com/photo/Spa-1985-09-01.html

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International racing fan for over 20 years. I follow Formula One, Indycars, sports cars, touring cars and other varied forms of racing within and outside the U.S. I am a recent college graduate and have been following the world of car racing since childhood.

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