Notable auto racing deaths

Published On: Oct 17 2011 12:25:32 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 11 2014 09:28:40 AM EDT

Following the tragic death of Kevin Ward Jr., take a look back at other auto racers lost through the years.

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The worst accident in motorsports history occurred at Le Mans in 1955, when Pierre Levegh's crash killed him and around 80 spectators. More than 100 were injured.

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