This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)

category: Accidents

clue: One day you will understand that the mans known for his killer bank shot.

explanation: In 1955, Levegh was the driver involved in the "24 Hours of Le Mans" ("one day", "the mans") disaster, in which his car smashed into an earthen mound ("bank"), and subsequently into the crowd. more…

solved by: Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, and Steve Dunn


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