DRIVERS: FRANCOIS PICARD
Name: Francois Picard
Date of birth: April 26, 1921 - Villefranche-sur-Saone
Date of death: June 1, 1996 - Monte Carlo, Monaco
This French sports car driver from Nice was very badly injured when he crashed Rob Walker's Formula 2 Cooper-Climax on oil spilled by Tony Brooks's expiring Vanwall. He collided with Olivier Gendebien's pirouetting Ferrari Dino 246 and was very badly injured. He recovered, but never raced again.