rally driver Iñaki Irigoyen dies

Updated:18/10/2020 14:20h


The Navarrese rally driver Iñaki Irigoyen He died this Sunday when he participated in the XXXVIII Ascent to Urraki, in Azpeitia (Guipúzcoa), after leaving the road and colliding with a wall, according to sources from the Navarre Automobile Federation a Europa Press.

The event occurred minutes before 11 a.m. when the sports vehicle was driving at kilometer 2.5 of the GI-3740. Apparently, the car has left the road and has collided with a wall.

To the place, troops from the DYA, Ertzaintza agents, as well as a doctor who was present at the scene and who has only been able to certify the death of the pilot. As a consequence of the event, the test has been suspended.

The deceased is the Navarrese pilot Iñaki Irigoyen, from 50 years, which represented Ignauto Sport at the controls of a Tracking RC 01 in the test. It so happens that Irigoyen was making his new single-seater debut in the race.

The event occurs only eight days after the Spanish co-pilot Laura Salvo He died at the age of 21 while competing in the Rally Vidreiro-Centro de Portugal, the fifth round of the Portuguese national championship, after a fatal accident that cost him his life after hitting another vehicle in the event.

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