However, we didn’t forget. In the season , he entered the Safari Rally and the Tour de Corse. This site uses cookies: And he showed it in quite a lot occasions. His first podium finish was the one in the Rallye San Remo where he was third again in

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The successive deaths of the Lancia drivers at the same event are often referred to as being the trigger that led to the infamous Fally B ban.

Attilio Bettega

Only the death has stopped him. His class was immense.

That LANCIA was a car that he “felt” from the moment that he had developed it, that same car that he knew in every small detail but that betrayed him twice, the second time in a definitive way.

He won two special stages and eventually finished fourth overall. Retrieved from ” https: Di poche parole ma di grande modestia, aveva saputo infondere su ogni avversario quel senso di totale rispetto che ogni uomo nutre nei confronti dei propri rivali. He has gone soon, too soon, in a clear morning in spring while he was doing the thing that he loved more in his life: Views Read Edit View history.


Made for you by Snaplap. In his Lancia years he gained four podium finishes in rallies counting towards the World Rally Championship. Everything is simply absurd.

February 19, Date Of Death: In the meantime, Bettega finished third in the Acropolis rally in Greece, always with his compatriot Maurizio Perissinot as the co-pilot. Attilio Bettega was always pushing to the limits and that proved to be fatal.

This site uses cookies: This biographical article related to European rallying is a stub. It would net him his first win behtega the series.

Lancia Rally – Attilio Bettega

That accursed curve, perhaps too much clammy because of the damp of the morning or perhaps because faced to too speed, has been fatal. Attilio Bettega’s Lancia after the crash at Corsica in La sua classe era immensa.

After the accident, he was transported by air to a hospital in Turin where he was diagnosed with two broken legs. An important thing must finally be remembered. This biographical article related to Italian auto racing is a stub. He sustained that only the fate could determine the worse He drove another Fiat Ritmo Abarth and took 6th place.

Aveva un bettwga aperto con la malasorte che due attiluo prima lo aveva fermato.


Italian rally driver Attilio Bettega was killed Thursday when – UPI Archives

Do you want to contribute information or expand this page? However, we didn’t forget. Solo la morte lo ha fermato. In May, he went in the Rally of Corsica.

Who races in car knows that the accident can be always behind the corner and ATTILIO knew that the risk had to be faced to open face, otherwise it is not possible to be a fast and winning driver. Una frazione di secondo, neppure il tempo di capire cosa stesse succedendo e di avvertire l’amico MAURIZIO, compagno di mille battaglie, ed ecco il terribile schianto contro l’albero del destino.

Italian rally driver Attilio Bettega was killed Thursday when…

About SnapLap SnapLap is a motor-sport data resource for professionals and motor-sport fans. Inhe joined the Lancia team driving the Lancia after some years with Fiat. By many, he was described as a brave man, probably too brave.