Grand Prix Cuba 1958 Poster.
History records this race as series of misfortunes. On the eve of the 1958 Cuban Grand Prix, 5-time Formula One champion, Juan Manuel Fangio was abducted from his hotel by armed pro-Castro rebels. He was returned unharmed the following day but after the race was over..
Tragically on race day, Cuban driver, Armando Garcia Cifuentes, lost control of his Ferarri on an oil-slicked stretch of the tracks and plowed into onlookers. Tragically, seven were killed and dozens injured. Stirling Moss and Masten Gregory had been leading the race when the accident occured. Competion ended on the sixth lap when the race was red flagged