Spanish motorcycling has been hit by tragedy following the dying of 14-year-old rider Hugo Millan, who misplaced his life after an accident within the European Expertise Cup, a class of the FIM CEV Repsol which is a world championship for teenage riders, that was being held on the Motorland racetrack within the province of Tarragona, northeast Spain, on Sunday (July 25).
The teen crashed in an accident involving varied riders within the fifth curve of the primary lap of the race and though he was in a position to decide himself up, he was then hit by one other motorcycle as he tried to get to the aspect of the racetrack.
The race was suspended and the 14-year-old obtained medical consideration in conjunction with the observe, earlier than being flown by helicopter to a hospital in Zaragoza. Sadly, he died a number of hours later.
This is the video of the crash:
Tributes have poured in for Hugo on social media from all sectors of the game, from power corporations to bike producers and riders, corresponding to Spanish former world champion, Marc Marquez.
Motorcycling’s premier class MotoGP mentioned in a press release that Millan, who crashed at Flip 5, obtained quick medical remedy however succumbed to his accidents.
“We’re so sorry and saddened about @CEVMotorcycle rider Hugo Millan’s passing,” MotoGP tweeted. “We wish to ship all our love and help to his household, pals and crew. Experience in peace, Hugo.”