Victor Steeman, a Dutch professional motorcycle racer who competed within the Supersport 300 International Championship, died from accidents he suffered in a crash on Saturday. He was once 22.
Steeman was once in rivalry for the lead within the race in Portugal at the Algarve circuit when he crashed into any other rider. He was once taken to a sanatorium in Faro. Officers stated Tuesday he died from his accidents.
“We’re deeply saddened to file the lack of WorldSSP300 rider Victor Steeman,” International Superbikes stated in a remark. “The WorldSBK circle of relatives want to ship all our like to his circle of relatives, workforce and family members. An ideal character, a fierce racer and a legacy left embedded in our paddock eternally.”
Steeman’s circle of relatives additionally launched a remark.
“One thing that you’ve got at all times been fearful of as a folks of a bike racer has now came about,” the statement read. “Our Victor may just no longer win this closing race. Regardless of the insufferable loss and grief, we’re extraordinarily proud to percentage with you that our hero, thru his passing, was once ready to avoid wasting 5 other folks by means of donating his organs. We want to thank everybody for the way in which you’ve gotten lived with us over the last few days. We can pass over our Victor significantly.”
Steeman was once in rivalry for a name after profitable 4 races this season.
His dying got here lower than every week after Chrissy Rouse, a British motorcycle racer, died of head accidents after being struck by means of any other rider at a separate race, in keeping with Reuters.