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Re: Remembering the fallen

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 23:50 pm
by Jacob

Latest post of the previous page:

The young German rider Dennis Lippert has died following a crash during the IDM Supersport 600 race at Oschersleben. He was 23.

http://idm.de/2019/06/11/idm-grosse-tra ... s-lippert/

Two photos I took of him during the Bördesprint 6h last year.

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Re: Remembering the fallen

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 02:11 am
by Everso Biggyballies
RIP Dennis Lippert :rip:

Re: Remembering the fallen

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 02:39 am
by Mawerick
A rider was killed yesterday at Imatra Superbike race. Fell, went off the track and was seriously injured. Died in hospital.

That's all the info I have at the moment. No english language links exist yet, here's the YLE news in finnish: https://yle.fi/urheilu/3-10834257

Re: Remembering the fallen

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:53 am
by Andy
Mawerick wrote:
17 hours ago
A rider was killed yesterday at Imatra Superbike race. Fell, went off the track and was seriously injured. Died in hospital.

That's all the info I have at the moment. No english language links exist yet, here's the YLE news in finnish: https://yle.fi/urheilu/3-10834257
Official statement issued about 45min ago and found on Facebook
Imatranajo
48 Min ·
Statement issued on behalf of Motorclub Imatra and Finnish Motorcycle Federation
Yesterday June 15th, 2019 the Swiss rider Mathias Gnägi, 42, has deceased following an accident.
The incident occurred on the sixth lap of the IRRC Superbike race. The Gnägi lost control of his motorbike during the wet race, crashed and was driven off the track. The accident happened on a straight part of the track and no other riders were involved. The race was stopped immediately following the incident. An ambulance and a doctor were in place swiftly and Gnägi was immediately transferred to a nearby central hospital. Despite their best efforts, Gnägi died in the hospital.
The organizer of the event, Motorclub Imatra, and Finnish Motorcycle Federation offer their deepest condolences to the Mathias Gnägi’s family and friends.
The Finnish Motorcycle Federation has established an investigative board. The authorities were notified immediately after the incident and the police will conduct their own investigation on the incident.
On Sunday Imatranajo will continue as scheduled.