The Swiss pilot Jason dupasquier, who suffered an accident on Saturday during the classification of the category Moto3 of Italian Grand Prix, died this Sunday at the age of 19.
"Despite the efforts of the circuit's medical team and all those who took care of the pilot afterwards, the hospital announced that Dupasquier has unfortunately died", reported the organizers of the Motorcycle World Championship it's a statement.
Dupasquier crashed between turns 9 and 10 of the Mugello circuit, in the final moments of qualifying on Saturday.
According to the television images after the crash and the statements of the other pilots involved, the Japanese Ayumu Sasaki and Spanish Jeremy Alcoba, was touched by at least one motorcycle, before falling on the track.
After about forty minutes of intervention by the doctors on the spot, the Swiss, "Polytraumatized and in serious condition" but "stable" He was airlifted by medical helicopter to the Careggi hospital trauma center.
Jason Dupasquier was the son of the motocross and Supermotard rider Philippe Dupasquier. After his beginnings in Supermotard, he focused on speed tests on the circuit, going through all the steps, despite the fact that a serious injury to the left femur deprived him of the 2018 season.
Dupasquier made his debut at the Moto3 World Championship in 2020 with the colors of the German team PrüstelGP.
In his first season he did not get any points and finished 28th. In 2021, after five races, he had scored 27 points and was XNUMXth in the drivers' standings.
At the Mugello circuit this Sunday, where the races continued despite the news, numerous drivers wore stickers and paid tribute to the young Swiss.