Date posted on May 30, 2021
19-year-old Swiss rider Jason Dupasquier died from injuries sustained at a horrible crash in Mugello.
Press release issued By Dorna and FIM:
Following a serious incident in the Moto3 Qualifying 2 session at the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, it is with great sadness that we report the passing of Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier.
Dupasquier was involved in a multi-rider incident between Turns 9 and 10, with the session Red Flagged thereafter. FIM Medical Intervention Vehicles arrived at the site immediately and the Swiss rider was attended to on track before being transferred by medical helicopter, in a stable state, to Careggi Hospital in Florence.
Despite the best efforts of circuit medical staff and all those subsequently attending to the Swiss rider, the hospital has announced that Dupasquier has sadly succumbed to his injuries.
Dupasquier had made an impressive start to his second season in the lightweight class of Grand Prix racing, consistently scoring points and within the top ten in the standings.
The FIM, IRTA, MSMA and Dorna Sports pass on our deepest condolences to Dupasquier’s family, friends, team and loved ones.
Press release issued by KTM Factory Racing:
Members of the entire KTM factory and company wish to express their deepest sympathy and condolences to Jason Dupasquier’s family and friends and his PrüstelGP team after the 19-year-old sadly passed away on Sunday, 30th of May 2021.
The Swiss, a talented, likeable and promising young racer with strong family connections to KTM, succumbed to injuries sustained in a Q2 crash at Mugello for the Gran Premio Oakley D’Italia on Saturday.
photos from MotoGP and Jason Dupasquier’s instagram
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