22-Year-Old F2 Racing Driver Anthoine Hubert Killed In 150mph Crash
F2 racing driver Anthoine Hubert has been killed in an horrendous crash at the Belgian Grand Priz at Spa racing circuit.
The 22-year-old was involved in a collision with Ecuadorian-American driver Juan Manuel Correa at 150 miles per hour at the course's Eau Rogue corner.
It was just the second lap of the race, which was taking place just after the practise session for the Formula One race had finished.
A statement from the Federation International de l'Automobile (FIA) read: "The Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) regrets to advise that a serious incident involving cars 12, 19 and 20 occurred at 17:07 on 31/08/19 as a part of the FIA Formula 2 Feature Race at Spa-Francorchamps, round 17 of the season.
"The scene was immediately attended by emergency and medical crews, and all drivers were taken to the medical centre.
"As a result of the incident, the FIA regrets to inform that the driver of car #19, Anthoine Hubert, succumbed to his injuries, and passed away at 18:35."
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