The victim of the 1973 British GP crash

The victim of the 1973 British GP crash

Andrea de Adamich, whose single-seater career was ended by the accident triggered by Jody Scheckter at Silverstone, shares his memories of that day with Edd Straw

The 1973 British Grand Prix is remembered for only one thing - the nine-car pile-up at the exit of Woodcote triggered by Jody Scheckter spinning his McLaren M23.

Astonishingly, the only driver to sustain injuries in the resulting chaos was Italian Andrea de Adamich. It took almost an hour to cut him out of his Brabham BT42, with the resulting injuries ending his single-seater career.

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