Jason Dupasquier passes away
Sunday, 30 May 2021
Following a serious incident in the Moto3™ Qualifying 2 session at the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, it is with great sadness that we report the passing of Moto3™ rider Jason Dupasquier.
Dupasquier was involved in a multi-rider incident between Turns 9 and 10, with the session Red Flagged thereafter. FIM Medical Intervention Vehicles arrived at the site immediately and the Swiss rider was attended to on track before being transferred by medical helicopter, in a stable state, to Careggi Hospital in Florence.
Despite the best efforts of circuit medical staff and all those subsequently attending to the Swiss rider, the hospital has announced that Dupasquier has sadly succumbed to his injuries.
Dupasquier had made an impressive start to his second season in the lightweight class of Grand Prix racing, consistently scoring points and within the top ten in the standings.
The FIM, IRTA, MSMA and Dorna Sports pass on our deepest condolences to Dupasquier’s family, friends, team and loved ones.
More, from a press release issued by KTM Factory Racing:
JASON DUPASQUIER: 2001-2021
Moto3 2021 information
Members of the entire KTM factory and company wish to express their deepest sympathy and condolences to Jason Dupasquier’s family and friends and his PrüstelGP team after the 19-year-old sadly passed away today, Sunday 30th May 2021.
The Swiss, a talented, likeable and promising young racer with strong family connections to KTM, succumbed to injuries sustained in a Q2 crash at Mugello for the Gran Premio Oakley D’Italia on Saturday.
More, from a press release issued by the Northern Talent Cup:
The Northern Talent Cup remembers Jason Dupasquier
Sunday, 30 May 2021
The Northern Talent Cup paddock is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Moto3™ rider Jason Dupasquier.
Everyone at the Cup is thinking of the Dupasquier family and NTC rider Bryan-Kim Dupasquier, Jason’s younger brother, at this most difficult time.
We would like to send our deepest condolences to his family, friends, team and loved ones.