MEDIA RELEASE/WEC - Photo: supplied Round four of the FIA WEC, the 24 Hours of…
A huge crash for Jack Aitken (#114 Emil Frey Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo), Kevin Estre (#21 Rutronik Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R [991.II]), Franck Perera (#163 Emil Frey Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo) and Davide Rigon (#71 Iron Lynx Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo) at Raidillon during the first hour of the 2021 24h hours of Spa.
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Official SRO statement: “The 2021 TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa was neutralised after 22 minutes following a multi-car accident at Raidillon involving Jack Aitken (#114 Emil Frey Racing Lamborghini), Kevin Estre (#21 Rutronik Racing Porsche), Franck Perera (#163 Emil Frey Racing Lamborghini) and Davide Rigon (#71 Iron Lynx Ferrari). All four drivers were immediately attended by the circuit’s emergency staff. Estre and Perera were transferred to the medical centre and, following checks, released to rejoin their teams. Aitken and Rigon have been taken to hospital for further examination. Both drivers sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the accident. Further information will be provided at the appropriate time.” Source: https://www.totalenergies24hours.com/… [Accessed 01.08.2021]
Later official statement on Jack Aitken’s condition: “The race remained under a full course yellow while four drivers were taken to the medical centre, with Jack sustaining a broken collarbone, a fractured vertebra (which is stable), and a very small lung contusion.”
Main image via the above video, video by Motorsport Miester on youtube, shared with permission.
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