The Spanish rider, who was involved in an incident during Round 4 of the FIM CEV Repsol Moto3™ Junior World Championship, has succumbed to his injuries in a Barcelona hospital.
It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Andreas Perez Manresa.
Following an incident in Round 4 of the FIM CEV Repsol Moto3™ Junior World Championship at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, in the second race of the day for the Moto3™ category, the injured rider received medical attention at the side of the track before being transferred to the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau by helicopter.
Despite the best efforts of the circuit medical staff and the staff of the hospital, Andreas sadly passed away on the morning of June 11.
Andreas Perez was a standout performer in the 2017 European Talent Cup, taking two wins and a number of further podiums during the season to end the year in fourth. For 2018, he had moved up to the Moto3™ Junior World Championship, competing with the Reale Avintia Academy team.
The FIM, Dorna, the RFME and the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya wish to express their deepest condolences to Andreas’ family, friends and team.