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1 Senna, Ayrton (1960-1994), San Marino GP, Imola 4895
2 Earnhardt, Dale (1951-2001), NASCAR Cup, final lap of 2001 Daytona 500 2704
3 Peter Brock, Targa West, 8 September 2006 2076
4 Tomizawa, Shoya (1990-2010), San Marino GP, Misano 764
5 Jim Clark, Hockenheimring, April 1968 694
6 Villeneuve, Gilles (1950-1982), Belgian GP qualifying, Zolder 659
7 Ratzenberger, Roland (1960-1994), San Marino GP qualifying, Imola 650
8 Petty, Adam (1980-2000), NASCAR BGN practice, Loudon 453
9 Rindt, Jochen (1942-1970), Italian GP qualifying, Monza 432
10 Pryce, Tom (1949-1977), South African GP, Kyalami 402
11 McLaren, Bruce (1937-1970), McLaren Can-Am testing, Goodwood 401
12 Hulme, Denis (1936-1992), heart attack whilst driving a BMW M3 during the 1992 Bathurst 1000 331
13 Peterson, Ronnie (1944-1978), Italian GP, Monza, in hospital one day after accident 311
14 Coaker, Graham (1933-1971), Formula Libre race, Silverstone 295
15 Ascari, Alberto (1918-1955), Ferrari Sports car testing, Autodromo Nazionale Monza 288
16 Taylor, Dennis (1921-1962), Formula Junior, Circuit de Monaco 272
17 Lenz Peter (1997-2010) Pro bike, Indianapolis Motor Speedway 271
18 Donohue, Mark (1937-1975), Austrian Grand Prix qualifying, Österreichring 265
19 Toivonen, Henri (1956-1986), Tour de Corse, Corsica 258
20 Williamson, Roger (1948-1973), Dutch GP, Zandvoort 253
21 Stefan Bellof, Spa-Francorchamps, 1985 244
22 Alboreto, Michele (1956-2001), Audi R8 Sports car testing, EuroSpeedway Lausitz 230
23 de Angelis, Elio (1958-1986), Brabham F1 testing, Circuit Paul Ricard 224
24 Scott Kalitta, 21 June 2008 189
25 Roberts, Fireball (1931-1964), NASCAR GNC race, Charlotte 187
26 Bonnett, Neil (1946-1994), NWC practice, Daytona 183
27 Kenny Irwin, Jr. (1969-2000), NASCAR Winston Cup practice, Loudon 181
28 Dana, Paul (1975-2006), Indy Racing League practice session, Homestead-Miami Speedway 175
29 Depailler, Patrick (1944-1980), Alfa Romeo F1 testing, Hockenheim 168
30 Paletti, Riccardo (1958-1982), Canadian GP, Montreal 159
31 Revson, Peter (1939-1974), Shadow F1 testing at Kyalami one week before race South African GP 149
32 Marcelo, Jovy (1965-1992), Indy 500 practice 147
33 Smiley, Gordon (1946-1982), Indy 500 qualifying 145
34 Phillips, Russell (1969-1995), Sportsman race, Charlotte 144
35 Henry Surtees, Brands Hatch, 2009 136
36 Bandini, Lorenzo (1935-1967), Monaco GP 136
37 Evans, Richie (1941-1985), Modified race, Martinsville 132
38 Siffert, Jo (1936-1971), Non Championship F1 race, Brands Hatch 128
39 Rosemeyer, Bernd (1909-1938), record attempt, Frankfurt-Darmstadt Autobahn 126
40 Krosnoff, Jeff (1964-1996), Molson Indy CART race, Toronto 123
41 Roper, Tony (1964-2000), NASCAR CTS race, Fort Worth 123
42 Bonnier, Joakim (1930-1972), Le Mans 24h 121
43 von Trips, Wolfgang (1928-1961), Italian GP, Monza 121
44 Collins, Peter (1931-1958), German GP, Nürburgring 120
45 Koinigg, Helmuth (1948-1974), US GP, Watkins Glen 120
46 Alexander, Blaise (1976-2001), ARCA Race, Lowe's Motor Speedway 109
47 Hansford, Gregg (1952-1995) Australian Super Touring Championship race, Phillip Island 109
48 Schlesser, Jo (1928-1968), French GP, Rouen 107
49 Winkelhock, Manfred (1951-1985), Sports car race, Mosport International Raceway 104
50 McDuffie, J. D. (1938-1991), NASCAR Cup race, Watkins Glen 103
51 Pardo, Carlos (1975-2009), Nascar México Series 2009 102
52 MacDonald, Dave (1936-1964), Indy 500 100
53 Vukovich, Bill (1918-1955), 39th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, 30 May 1955 97
54 Eric Martin, Charlotte, October 2002 (in practice) 93
55 Rolf Stommelen, Riverside, 1983 93
56 Lund, Tiny (1929-1975), Talladega 500 NASCAR race, Talladega 92
57 de Portago, Alfonso (1928-1957), Mille Miglia, near Brescia 90
58 Varzi, Achille (1904-1948), Swiss Grand Prix practice, Circuit Bremgarten 88
59 Mike Burgmann, Bathurst 1000, October 1986 88
60 Eric Medlen, 23 March 2007 Severe tire shake during testing causing brain injury, died 3 days later 82
61 Courage, Piers (1942-1970), Dutch GP, Zandvoort 80
62 Vogler, Rich (1950-1990), Sprint Car race, Salem 79
63 Savage, Swede (1946-1973), Indy 500 79
64 Tony Renna, Indianapolis, October 2003 (in testing) 74
65 Scott Brayton, Indianapolis, May 1996 (in practice) 72
66 Behra, Jean (1921-1959), Sports car race, AVUS, Berlin 71
67 Sachs, Eddie (1927-1964), Indy 500 69
68 Levegh, Pierre (1905-1955), 1955 Le Mans disaster 68
69 Cooper, Ashley (1980-2008) Fujitsu V8 Supercars support race for the Adelaide 500, Adelaide Street Circuit 68
70 Bettega, Attilio (1953-1985), Tour de Corse rallye, Corsica 68
71 Malloy, Jim (1932-1972), Indy 500 qualifying 67
72 O'dor, Kieth (1962-1995), German STW (Super Tourenwagen) race, AVUS 65
73 Renault, Marcel (1872-1903), Paris Madrid race 64
74 Bianchi, Lucien (1934-1969), testing session for 24 hours of Le Mans 64
75 Bristow, Chris (1937-1960), Belgian GP, Spa 62
76 John Lingenfelter, 27 October 2002, died on 25 December 2003 60
77 Blaine Johnson, 31 August 1996 60
78 Baldwin, Rick (1955-1997), NWC Qualifying, Michigan. Baldwin crashed in 1986 and died after 11 years in a coma. 58
79 Fagioli, Luigi (1898-1952), 1952 Monaco GP Sports car practice, Monaco 57
80 Miles, Ken (1918-1966), Ford GT prototype testing, Riverside 56
81 Castellotti, Eugenio (1930-1957), private Ferrari Formula 1 testing, Modena Autodrome 55
82 Warwick, Paul (1969-1991), British F3000 race, Oulton Park 55
83 Adcox, Grant (1950-1989), NASCAR Winston Cup race, Atlanta Motor Speedway 55
84 Nemechek, John (1970-1997), NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race, Homestead 54
85 Ogawa, Hitoshi (1956-1992), Japanese F3000 race, Suzuka Circuit 52
86 Seaman, Richard (1913-1939), Belgian GP, Spa 52
87 Teague, Marshall (1921-1959), Champ Car testing, Daytona 50
88 Lewis-Evans, Stuart (1930-1958), Morocco GP, Casablanca, in hospital six days after race accident 50
89 de Beaufort, Carel Godin (1934-1964), German GP practice, Nürburgring 50
90 Orr, Rodney (1962-1994), NWC Practice, Daytona 49
91 Chimeri, Ettore (1924-1968), Sports car race, Cuba 49
92 Wimille, Jean-Pierre (1908-1949), Argentinian GP, Buenos Aires 48
93 Schell, Harry (1921-1960), Formula 1 testing, Silverstone 48
94 MacTavish, Don (194?-1969), Sportsman 300, Daytona. 48
95 Weatherly, Joe (1922-1964), NASCAR GNC race, Riverside 47
96 Darrell Russell, 27 June 2004 During 2nd round eliminations 47
97 Zborowski, Count (1895-1924), Italian GP, Monza 47
98 Chevrolet, Gaston (1892-1920), Champ Car race, Beverly Hills 46
99 Ascari, Antonio (1888-1925), French Grand Prix, Autodrome de Montlhéry 46
100 Stacey, Alan (1933-1960), Belgian GP, Spa 45
101 Anderson, Bob (1931-1967), Formula One testing, Silverstone 45
102 Schoonover, Terry (1952-1984), NASCAR WCP race, Atlanta 45
103 Spence, Mike (1936-1968), Indy 500 practice 44
104 Mays, Rex (1913-1949), AAA Champ Car race, Del Mar 44
105 Marco Campos, Magny-Cours, October 1995 44
106 Sommer, Raymond (1906-1950), Non Championship Formula 1 race, Cadours 44
107 Bettenhausen, Tony (1916-1961), Practice for 45th Indianapolis 500 44
108 Musso, Luigi (1924-1958), French GP, Reims 43
109 Foster, Billy (1937-1967), NASCAR practice, Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, California 43
110 Gartner, Jo (1954-1986), Le Mans 24h 42
111 Hawkins, Paul (1937-1969), Sports car practice, Oulton Park 42
112 Rosier, Louis (1905-1956), Salon De Paris, Montlhéry 42
113 Mitter, Gerhard (1935-1969), Formula 2, practice for F1 German Grand Prix, Nürburgring 39
114 Andersson, Ove (1938-2008), Classic rally, South of Africa 39
115 Blewett, John III (1973-2007), NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race, Thompson International Speedway 36
116 Resta, Dario (1884-1924), Record attempt, Brooklands 36
117 Slick Johnson, Daytona, February 1990 35
118 Davison, Lex (12 February 1923 – 20 February 1965)During practice for International 100 at Sandown International Raceway. 35
119 Scarfiotti, Ludovico (1933-1968), Hillclimb, Rossfeld 35
120 Campari, Giuseppe (1892-1933), Italian GP, Monza 33
121 Bryan, Jimmy (1927-1960), Champ Car race, Langhorne Speedway 32
122 Cresto, Sergio (1956-1986), Tour de Corse, Corsica 32
123 Roberts, Floyd (1901-1939), Indy 500 32
124 Burman, Bob (1884-1916), Corona Grand Prize 31
125 Oreiller, Henri (1925–1962), 1000km Paris, Autodrome de Montlhéry 31
126 Robinson, Jim (1946-1995), Succumbing to injuries suffered in a 1988 NASCAR West series crash at Phoenix Int'l Raceway 30
127 Jacobi, Bruce, (1935-1987), NASCAR driver, injuries suffered in a 1983 wreck at the 125-mile qualifying races at Daytona International Speedway 29
128 Hassler, Friday (1935-1972) Daytona 500 qualifying race, Daytona International Speedway 29
129 Scott Brown, Archie (1927-1958), Sport Car Race at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 28
130 Moll, Guy (1910-1934), Coppa Acerbo, Pescara 28
131 Ignazio Giunti, Buenos Aires, January 1971 28
132 Miller, Chet (1902-1953), Indy 500 practice 28
133 Horn, Ted (1910-1948), Champ Car race, DuQuoin 28
134 Bonetto, Felice (1905-1953), Carrera Panamericana 27
135 Duman, Ronnie (1929-1968), Rex Mays 150 Champ Car race, Milwaukee Mile 27
136 Max Stewart (1935-1977), Practice for 1977 Australian Drivers Championship Race, Calder Park Raceway, Victoria, Australia 27
137 Merz, Otto (1889-1933), Avusrennen practice, AVUS 26
138 Smith, Larry (1942-1973), Talladega 500 NASCAR race, Talladega 26
139 Hepburn, Ralph (1896-1948), Indy 500 practice 26
140 Lee Shepherd, 11 March 1985 26
141 Kite, Harold (1921-1965), NASCAR National Series race, Charlotte 26
142 Wilcox, Howdy (1889-1923), Champ Car race, Altoona 24
143 Takahashi, Toru (1960-1983), Grand Champion Series race, Fuji Speedway, Japan 24
144 Keech, Ray (1898-1929), AAA race, Altoona 23
145 Jarzombek, Charlie, (1942-1987), NASCAR Modified driver, Martinsville Speedway 23
146 Larson, Jud (1928-1966), USAC Sprint Car race, Reading, Pennsylvania 23
147 Branson, Don (1920-1966), Sprint Car race, Gardena 23
148 Sweikert, Bob (1926-1956), Sprint Car race, Salem 22
149 Materassi, Emilio (1889-1928), Italian GP, Monza 22
150 Ayulo, Manuel (1921-1955), Practice for 39th Indianapolis 500 22
151 Murphy, Jimmy (1894-1924), AAA Champ Car race, Syracuse 22
152 Robbie Stanley, May 1994 21
153 Hansgen, Walt (1919-1966), Testing for Le Mans 24 Hours 21
154 Bert Hawthorne, Hockenheimring, 1972 21
155 Hickman, Jim (1943-1982), Champ Car practice, Milwaukee 21
156 Albers, Marcel (1967-1992), British F3 race, Thruxton 21
157 Lovell, Mark (1959-2003), SCCA Rally 21
158 Lindley, Butch (1948-1990), Short track race, DeSoto Speedway 21
159 McGrath, Jack (1919-1955), AAA Champ Car race, Phoenix 21
160 Knotts, Ricky (1951-1980), NASCAR WCP qualifying race, Daytona 20
161 Abate Daga, Hector (1921-1958), Mecánica Nacional Fuerza Libre, Brazil 19
162 Keller, Al (1920-1961), USAC Championship Car race, Phoenix 19
163 Robson, George (1909-1946), Champ Car race, Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta 19
164 Myers, Bobby (1927-1957), 1957 NASCAR Southern 500 at Darlington Speedway 19
165 Akin, Bob (1936-2002), Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo historical sportscar race, Road Atlanta 19
166 Pollard, Art (1927-1973), Indy 500 practice 19
167 Williamson, Tim (1956-1980), NASCAR Grand American race, Riverside 18
168 Freeth, Rodger (1950-1993), Rally Australia 18
169 Kazato, Hiroshi (1949-1974), Fuji Grand Champion race, Fuji Speedway, collision with Suzuki 17
170 Cabianca, Giulio (1923-1961), Modena Autodrome 17
171 Mayer, Timmy (1938-1964), Tasman Cup race, Longford Circuit 17

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