DRIVERS: FRANCOIS PICARD

Name: Francois Picard
Nationality: France
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.

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