Indiana Muñoz, a 29-year-old Dominican rider, died last weekend after suffering a very hard fall in the inaugural test of the Goiás superbike championship, which was held at the Goiana circuit in Brazil.
Muñoz was running in second position in the Supersport 600 race when he lost control of the bike, which ended up hitting the pilot’s body. Muñoz arrived at the hospital alive, but could not overcome the serious injuries caused by the fall and the subsequent collision with his machine.
Indy Muñoz, as she was called in racing, was a renowned driver in Brazil, the country where she had spent most of her career. She had several regional championships in her record and was also a pilot instructor.
The Goiana race was being held behind closed doors because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Goiás Superbike organization regretted in a note the death of the “young and experienced” pilot and asked for respect for “the moment of pain” that her family is going through.
The Government of the Brazilian state of Goiás regretted this new death on the circuit, of which he stressed that he has all the permits in order and that “he complies with all the safety regulations of the bodies that administer motorcycling and also motor racing.” .