Saturday, August 31, 2019

Formula 2 Driver Dies at Spa

I first heard the news while watching IndyCar qualifying from Portland International Raceway, albeit just catching the tail end of Liegh Diffey noting that Sebastian Bourdais was Honouring his Fallen Comrade.

As 22yr old Frenchman Anthoine Hubert perished from injuries incurred during Saturday's FIA Formula 2 Feature Race, following Formula 1 Qualifying when drifting back into the path of an oncoming competitor.

Ironically Hubert's Fatality is the first since former Countryman Jules Bianchi's Death caused by his accident at Suzuka during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix...