Michele Alboreto - no criminal negligence

THE official inquiry into the death of Michele Alboreto at the Lausitzring in April has concluded with the authorities deciding that there are no grounds for any further legal action as there was no evidence of criminal negligence.

According to the evidence given to the court the Italian suffered a puncture which caused a tire failure which resulted in air getting under the Audi R8 sportcar and flipping it over the barriers and into an earth bank. Alboreto was killed when the car rebounded into the back of the crash barriers.

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