The past August 31st, Formula 2 Championship was overshadowed by the fatal accident that took the life of a very young and promising pilot, Anthoine Hubert. Spa-Francorchamps circuit was holding the race that weekend and it was merely at lap 2 when it occurred. After crashing against the tire barrier on the right side of the track, he was hit on the left side by Juan Manuel Correa; both pilots where severely injured and were taken to the medical facilities of the circuit, however, Hubert didn’t make it.
Although Formula 1 and other motorsports are very exciting, it can’t be denied that they involve high risks for pilots. However, they decide to take those risks every time as it’s their passion and what they have prepared for. If you are passionate about it, then you need to open a PS3838 account via a betting agent and place your bets for your favourites.
Of course, this wasn’t the first fatal accident in a Formula 2 race; since it’s conception there were other 11 deaths including Jim Clark’s in 1968. As for Formula 1, there have been a total of 26 deaths since 1950 when the pilots World Championship was constituted.
Formula 1 latest fatal accidents: let’s list the latest incidents in Formula 1 resulting in tragic losses.
- Jules Bianchi – he died aged 25, 9 months after his accident in Japan. On October 5th 2014, on lap 43, he crashed with a tractor crane and it marked the first death after 20 years.
- Ayrton Senna – died on May 1st 1994 at the age of 34 after crashing directly to a concrete wall and having severe head injuries. During this San Marino Grand Prix, Roland Ratzenberger also died the day before on qualifications as he impacted against a wall too.
Although many security measures have been implemented not only within the cars but also on the tracks, the high speed of cars and the use of fuel are always factors of risk. There is always hope for these accidents to not happen again. Keep always updated with the latest news on the best betting agent for Asian bookmakers, BET-IBC.