Race marshal killed in crash at Brands Hatch circuit

Race marshal killed in crash at Brands Hatch circuit

7/31/2021 11:42:00 PM

Race marshal killed in crash at Brands Hatch circuit

A volunteer marshal has died after being hit by a car during a race at the Brands Hatch circuit.

The crash happened after a car spun off the track during a British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) Car Championship event.Image:The race meeting was immediately suspended. Pic: @FlooringKimptonMotorsport UK says it is"deeply saddened" by the accident.

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A spokesperson added:"The race meeting was immediately suspended and Motorsport UK, together with the event organiser, has begun a full investigation into the circumstances of the incident.Advertisement"The thoughts of everyone at Motorsport UK are with the marshal's family, the organisers of the event, and other members of the motorsport community who were present."

Image:The fatal accident happened at the Brands Hatch circuit near Dartford. Pic: @FlooringKimptonBARC said in a statement:"On behalf of everyone connected with the BARC, we are devastated by loss of one of the amazing volunteer marshal community who do so much to enable the sport to take place. Our thoughts and best wishes are with the family and friends of all those involved. headtopics.com

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Marshals are great. No motorsports without them. Thoughts are with the family. Terrible news. Thoughts & prayers to the family, friends and colleagues Rest in peace Gutted RIP forever a hero in the motorsport family Ah man that fucking sucks. All thoughts with their family at this difficult time. Being a marshal is no joke, motorsport couldn’t go on without them.

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