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During Moto3 qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix Jason Dupasquier crash and dies

Swiss moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier has passed on after an accident during Moto3 fitting the bill for the Italian Grand Prix, the Careggi Hospital in Florence reported Sunday. He was 19. 

Dupasquier’s group, Prustel GP, didn’t partake in Sunday’s race, while his kindred Swiss rider Tom Luthi pulled out of the Moto2 challenge. 

Swiss moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier has passed on after an accident

Dupasquier was in his second season in MotoGP’s lightweight class and was in the main 10 in the general standings heading into the end of the week. 

The MotoGP lattice arranged a one-minute quiet in front of Sunday’s 23-lap race, which was won by big showdown pioneer Fabio Quartararo. 

Following his triumph, the French rider halted at the location of Dupasquier’s mishap prior to highlighting the sky. He at that point waved a Swiss banner on the platform in Dupasquier’s honor. 

“It was tough because when you do the one-minute silence, the emotion is coming really quick and it is difficult to stay focused,” said the 22-year-old Quartararo. “We got the win and that one was for Jason and his family.” 

Only one person in our thoughts tonight

Ride in peace Jason, you will always be in our hearts ❤️#JA50N pic.twitter.com/WoImuRL8V8

— MotoGP™🏁 (@MotoGP) May 30, 2021

“Regardless of the best endeavors of circuit clinical staff and every one of those accordingly taking care of the Swiss rider, the hospital has announced that Dupasquier has sadly succumbed to his injuries,,” MotoGP said in an explanation. 

Dupasquier was involved in an accident with Ayumu Sasaki and Jeremy Alcoba close the end of Saturday’s session, which was quickly red-flagged. 

Pasquier seemed to fall and was then hit by his own motorbike and that of Sasaki, while a noticeably stunned Alcoba later said on TV that he thought he had likewise gone over the Swiss rider’s legs. 

He was treated on the track for around 30 minutes before a helicopter landed and transported him to an emergency clinic in Florence.

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