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DragonKing Dark Podcast - 1955 Le Mans Racing Disaster - Episode 266



We begin a new series this week on DragonKing Dark looking at 100 of the Darkest Moments in Pop Culture History. These aren't ranked in any particular order because, how could you? But when this series is completed it will comprise a new "The 100" list at WhenItWasCool.com. The 1955 Le Mans race in France stands as the most deadly crash in auto racing history, killing 84 people, decapitating 14, and ended Mercedes-Benz involvement in motor racing for decades. The horrific story of the 1955 Le Mans Racing disaster is our first of the 100 Darkest Moments in Pop Culture History.