Australian MotoGP star Jack Miller has called for stricter safety measures for young riders after 15-year-old Dean Berta Vinales died in a horror crash. The teenage motorcyclist — a cousin of MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales — was killed on the weekend during a race at the Jerez circuit in Spain.
Has anyone ever died on MotoGP?
Dean Berta Vinales, 15-year-old cousin of MotoGP regular Maverick Vinales, died after he fell and was hit by other riders in a World Superbike support race in Spain last month. Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier, 19, died in May after crashing in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.
Who recently died in MotoGP?
Dean Berta Vinales, who rode for the Vinales Racing Team, died after he fell and was hit by other riders during a Supersport 300 support race of the World Superbike Championship in Jerez.
Who died at Moto MotoGP 2021?
The race was 11 laps old when the Spaniard, who rode for the Viñales Racing Team, crashed along with three other riders at turn two, forcing the director to red flag the race. “After a serious incident during WorldSSP300 Race 1, Dean Berta Viñales has sadly succumbed to injuries,” World Superbike said in a statement.
Is Rossi retiring?
Valentino Rossi to retire from MotoGP racing
The 42-year-old champion, who is about to become a father for the first time, is also the only road racer to have competed in 400 or more Grands Prix.
How many riders have died in MotoGP?
MotoGP/World Grand Prix Motorcycling Championship
Listed are fatalities of riders in the World Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing Championship races since its foundation in 1949. In total, 104 riders have died from incidents that occurred at a Grand Prix motorcycle racing event, with Ben Drinkwater being the first in 1949.
How much does Casey Stoner earn?
Casey Stoner net worth: Casey Stoner is an Australian professional motorcycle racer and has a net worth of $14 million. Casey Stoner was born on October 16, 1985 in Australia. He competed in his first race was when he was four years old.
What happened Moto3?
The trio of riders who crashed heavily at high speed – Alcoba, Migno and Acosta – were able to walk away, as the second red-flagged Moto3™ race of the day ultimately led to Izan Guevara (Solunion GASGAS Aspar Team) securing a maiden Grand Prix victory.
When was the last f1 death?
|Bianchi at the 2012 Nürburgring World Series race|
|Born||Jules Lucien André Bianchi3 August 1989 Nice, France|
|Died||17 July 2015 (aged 25) Nice, France|
|Formula One World Championship career|
Who was killed at Jerez?
World Superbikes: Dean Berta Vinales, 15, dies after crash in Supersport 300 race at Jerez in Spain.
Who is the oldest MotoGP rider ever?
Oldest Grand Prix winners
|1||Arthur Wheeler||46 years, 70 days|
|2||Fergus Anderson||45 years, 236 days|
|3||Hermann Paul Müller||45 years, 217 days|
|4||Enrico Lorenzetti||42 years, 273 days|
Who died in super bikes?
Vinales suffered severe head and spinal injuries after he and three other riders crashed in a World Superbike Championship race. Fifteen-year-old motorcyclist Dean Berta Vinales has died following a crash at a World Superbike Championship race in Jerez, Spain.
Will 46 be retired MotoGP?
Valentino Rossi is retiring from MotoGP… but he’ll still be everywhere in 2022. He may not be on the grid himself next season but the spectre of Valentino Rossi will be alive, well and multiplied for the 2022 Motorcycle Grand Prix racing season with four teams bearing his name to compete across three classes.
How old is Rossi?
Rossi was at one point given an honorary degree, which in Italy entitles you to be able to use the title Doctor for yourself. … Rossi himself jokes about the nickname somewhat, saying that because in Italy, Rossi is such a common nickname for Doctors, he decided to use it for himself.