The images are cold: the first of two Formula 2 races held on the sidelines of the Belgian GP, this Saturday just after the F1 qualifiers, had a terrible accident from its second, at the Raidillon.
French driver Antoine Hubert, 22, was killed Saturday in Spa-Francorchamps in the terrible accident that occurred during the Formula 1 Race 1 race on the sidelines of the Formula 1 Grand Prix. organizers.
Involved at the beginning of the second round of the race in a high-speed pileup with the American Juan Manuel Correa and the Japanese Marino Sato, Hubert died from his wounds while Correa was taken to the fractured hospital. legs.
The son of Jean Alesi, the former F1 and Ferrari driver, lost control of his car in the climb and spun, before being hit by Hubert. The F2 of the latter hit the wall of tires on the right of the track before being hit hard by Correa. Under the violence of the shock, the Frenchman's mount was cut in half, while the American's one turned around.
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The race was immediately stopped (red flag).