The Formula 2 driver, Anthon Hubert, died after an accident at the Belgian Grand Prix, confirmed the DL International Automobile Federation (FIA).
The Formula 2 F-1 Young Driver Feeder Series driver, Antoine Hubert, died in a serious accident at the Francorcamps Spa that stopped the F2 features race of the week.
The accident occurred in Radelin, at the end of a steep hill branch and a flat curve from left to right and left sweep, where cars generally travel at speeds of up to 300 km / h (180 miles per hour).
After contacting Giuliano Elsie’s car, the 22-year-old Frenchman Anthony Hubert hit a wall outside the corner. Then, the Ecuadorian American driver John Manuel Correa, himself off the line after the incident that was not caught by the camera, jumped directly into Hewert’s car.
Hubert was taken to a local hospital and died at 18:35 am, without receiving any injuries. Local time, more than an hour after the accident, Korea was taken to the hospital, its state is said to be stable. Elsie was treated at the Medical Center on the track and was released.
No words. My deepest condolences to Anthoine’s family and friends. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/GFg1wHfcRD
— Carlos Sainz (@Carlossainz55) August 31, 2019
The third driver, Giuliano Elsie from France, was declared fit at the Medical Center. Get to the lap of the accident immediately. The race was canceled later.
Formula 2 is a series of feeders for Formula One and is considered the final step before being developed in F1.
Hubert, who won the Formula 3 championship this year and two years, drove for the BWT Arden and was a pilot associated with the Renault Formula One team.
The teams and drivers of the motoring community pay tribute to Hubert, former F-1 world champion Jenson Button called the young man “super talented.”
Devastating news from Spa today, the super talented Anthoine Hubert succumbed to his injuries after an accident in today’s F2 race. rest in peace Champion 🙏🏽😢 https://t.co/adDUDPeakI
— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) August 31, 2019
The Mercedes F-1 team, which will compete on the same track in the Grand Prix tomorrow, said: “The entire Mercedes family extends their condolences to the family and friends of Anthon Hubert and his teams Arden and Renault on this gloomy day. “