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September 2017

Ronnie Peterson – Monza 1978

September 11
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Yearly on the same date
Monza,
via Vedano 5 Monza 20900 Italy
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Ronnie Peterson memorial in Orebro, Sweden

Ronnie Peterson's death at Monza in 1978 was shocking in the way that a driver, seemingly surviving an accident with what appeared to be minor injuries, died soon afterwards in hospital. In 1978, Ronnie Peterson signed for Lotus alongside Mario Andretti, who went on to be world champion that year. After a rather messy start full of controversy, Peterson's Lotus was caught in a multiple car accident and went into the barriers hard before catching fire and bouncing back into…

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