The killer information came from Jerez, where the next round of the Superbike World Championships will be played. During the SSP300 class race there was a serious accident in which Dean Berta Vinales suffered. The Spaniards did not succeed in saving the motorcyclist.
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The Supersport 300 race in Jerez has been halted after an accident involving Dean Berta Vinales. It was clear from the start that the Spaniard’s condition was critical. He was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital, and the judges did not wait for news from the clinic, but immediately announced the cancellation of next Saturday’s races.
Several dozen minutes later, the World Superbike chiefs confirmed that doctors had failed to save Vinales’ life.
“We are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Dean Berta Vinales. The entire WSBK family extends its condolences to his family and team. We will miss your career, your enthusiasm and your commitment to racing. We will miss you all, Dean. Rest in peace,” Superbike Global announced.
Dean Berta Vinales was 15 years old. His accident occurred three laps before the end of the competition in the Super Sport 300 class. The other drivers – Alejandro Carrion, Daniel Mugida, Harry Khoury and Yerray Ruiz also suffered.
Vinales suffered head and chest injuries as a result of the accident. Medical services immediately appeared on the scene, and soon they decided to take the motorcyclist by helicopter to the hospital. The Supersport 300 class race itself was cut short with a red flag. The competition did not resume.
The 15-year-old was the cousin of Maverick Vinales, who has been competing in MotoGP for several years and is one of the best motorcyclists in the world. The Spaniard competed in a team supported by Yamaha and Angel Vinales – Maverick’s father and uncle.
In previous seasons, Dean Berta Vinales performed well in the European Talent Cup. Therefore, he got the promise of a good career in motorcycle racing.
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