Dutch teenager Dilano van ‘t Hoff died in an accident throughout a moist Formulation Regional European Championship race at Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Saturday, his crew mentioned.
The 18-year-old, who received the 2021 Spanish F4 championship, was racing for the Dutch MP Motorsport outfit on the Belgian Grand Prix circuit.
The incident occurred not far alongside the monitor from the place French driver Anthoine Hubert died in an F2 race at Spa-Francorchamps in 2019.
“MP Motorsport is deeply saddened to substantiate that our driver, Dilano van’t Hoff has handed away on account of a crash through the second race of the Formulation Regional European Championship by Alpine at Spa Francorchamps,” Dutch MP mentioned in a press release.
The race, in moist circumstances with heavy spray, was on the assist programme for the 24 Hours of Spa endurance race.
Formulation Two groups and drivers competing on the Austrian Grand Prix held a minute’s silence.
“Dilano died in pursuit of his dream to achieve the head of motorsport. Together with the complete motorsport group, our ideas are together with his household and family members,” Formulation One chief govt Stefano Domenicali mentioned.
Media studies mentioned van ‘t Hoff was caught up in a multicar collision throughout a late restart.