JUNE 1, 2002
Heidfeld's lucky escape
With modern helmets the danger of birds has been reduced. In 1960 British rising star Alan Stacey was killed when he was hit in the face by a bird while running at high speed on the Masta Straight on the old Spa circuit in Belgium.
A word of warning for the F1 drivers: next weekend they have to keep an eye on the famous beaver-like creatures than have a tendency to run across the track in Montreal.