Swiss Motorcyclist Dies After Horrific Accident In Qualifying Race (VIDEO)
The racing world is in mourning this week after the shocking death of Swiss motorcycle rider Jason Dupasquier. He was only 19-years-old.
The crash occurred at the 2021 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday when Dupasquier collided with another racer, but he was then hit by another racer.
The 19-year-old fell and was hit by two bikes.
Dupasquier was airlifted to a hospital and underwent surgery, but his injuries were too much and he lost his life.
“We’re deeply saddened to report the loss of Jason Dupasquier,” MotoGP said in a statement. “On behalf of the entire MotoGP family, we send our love to his team, his family and loved ones. You will be sorely missed, Jason. Ride in peace.”
When he joined Moto3 in 2020, Dupasquier made 20 starts coming in 12th in the 2021 championship with 27 points.
Hopefully, his family can find some semblance of peace during his trying time.