Jim Clark. Lotus 33. Zandvoort 1966.
Le Mans 1955. Fangio, Mercedes 300 SLR airbreak.
So this is what happens when pure aluminium meets Mercury. Crazy-ass destructive nonsense is what.
Usually Aluminium is coated in a thin layer of aluminium oxide protecting it from reactions, but if mercury can get at it it forms an aluminium amalgam and things go kablooey.
Incidentally, this is why you can’t bring thermometers on a plane. Death is why.