According to the organizers, MotoGP rider Maverick Viñales’ cousin, 15-year-old Dean Bertha Vinales, died after a crash in the Supersport 300 Support Race of the Superbike World Championship in Jerez.
When the Spaniards on the Vignares racing team crashed on turn two with three other riders, the race was 11 laps ago and the director was forced to put a red flag on the race.
“Dean Bertabinales was sadly injured after a serious incident in World SSP300 Race 1.” World Superbike said in a statement.. “The rider suffered severe head and chest injuries. The medical vehicle arrived immediately on the scene and the rider witnessed the truck, ambulance and circuit medical center. Despite the best efforts of the circuit medical staff. The medical center announced that Bertha Vinales sadly succumbed to his injury. “
The race and the rest of Saturday’s actions have been cancelled.
“We are overwhelmed by the tragic loss of @ DeanBerta21 after the crash in today’s # WorldSSP300 Race 1,” MotoGP wrote on Twitter. “We send all our love and power to the whole family of Maverick Viñales and Dean, his team, and their loved ones.”
Six-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez wrote: All my support for family and friends. “
Maverick’s 15-year-old cousin Dean Berta Vinales dies in a superbike crash | Motorcycle
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