(REUTERS) – Hugo Millan, a 14-year-old Spanish rider, died on Sunday (July 25) after he was involved in a serious collision in a junior championship race at the MotorLand Aragon in Spain.
Millan competed in the European Talent Cup, a category of the FIM CEV Repsol which is an international championship for teenage riders.
Motorcycling’s premier class MotoGP said in a statement that Millan, who crashed at Turn 5, received immediate medical treatment but succumbed to his injuries.
“We are so sorry and saddened about @CEVMotorcycle rider Hugo Millan’s passing,” MotoGP tweeted.
“We would like to send all our love and support to his family, friends and team. Ride in peace, Hugo.”
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