Anthoine Hubert

Anthoine Hubert:

The death of motorsport talent Anthoine Hubert causes consternation. The accident at Spa-Francorchamps, however, wants to continue with the victory in Formula 1 this Sunday.

Anthem Hubert in the paddock of Spa-Francorchamps was nothing like before. There is usually a boisterous mood around the teams' quarters on Saturday night, but now there were only horrified faces to see.

Silence triggered humorous discussions, the powerlessness was felt by everyone. The horror crash of the 22-year-old has shocked the entire PS scene and it's clear to everyone how dangerous the sport is.

This is not done, "wrote Lewis Hamilton in Formula One world champion Hubert in an emotional post on Instagram: "Anthoine is a hero for me because he took this risk to realize his dreams."

Only a few hours earlier, the drama had happened. At 17.07 clock Hubert lost control of his vehicle for no apparent cause and crashed after the Eau Rouge curve in the limit.

His car was thrown back on the track and hit Juan Manuel Correa. As the 20-year-old Correa toppled over his headlong on the track, Hubert's car crashed into several pieces. A detailed investigation of the incident is to follow.

The main race of the most important junior series was first interrupted and shortly thereafter. The Motorsport World Federation FIA explained that Hubert succumbed to his injuries at 18:35 clock.

He died in the medical centre on the racetrack and could not be taken to a hospital. The state of the Ecorador Born Correa, however, what is stable.

He was taken to the hospital in Liege for treatment. How seriously he was injured was not known. Correa was powerless in the crash and had no chance to adequately respond to the situation.

Dream of Formula 1:

Born in Lyon, Hubert was regarded as the great bearer of hope for French motorsport after the 1 experienced drivers Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon.

Last year, Hubert crowned himself champion in the GP3 and what is already part of the junior program of Formula 1 team Renault.

Making it into the premier class what his big dream - and quite realistic. Before his last race, he was the best-placed newcomer in Formula 2.

The talent could already win the sprint races in Monaco and France, which is a rookie on the strong eighth place in the stands.

I could not believe it. We were the same age, we started together with the race and each other for years on the track," compatriot Ocon tweeted and posted a joint photo.

This was done by Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc, the Formula 1 team-mate of Sebastian Vettel. "I can not believe it. Rest in peace," the Monegasse posted on Instagram.

Mick Schumacher was not involved in the accident and could not see the scene from his cockpit. The 20-year-old Michael Schumacher passed the spot seconds before the disaster and remained unscathed.

In the cockpit, he does not have to climb on Sunday just like his colleagues, the leadership of the racing series decided to cancel the planned sprint race.

The Grand Prix of Formula 1, however, takes place as planned. Vettel and Co. want to pass the accident site.

Nearly all pilots of the highest racing series expressed their sympathy to Hubert's family on Saturday. Hubert at Spa-Francorchamps was the worst race accident at FIA event since the Formula 1 race in Japan in the fall of 2014.

In Suzuka, Frenchman Jules Bianchi had suffered severe head injuries in the summer of the following year in Nice.


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