Rally Driver David López Tomico Loses Life in Spain Racing Accident

THE demise of a rally driver in a horror crash whereas racing has left his crew “in mourning”.

David López Tomico was killed within the deadly crash through the Rallysprint San Bartolomé de Pinares in Ávila, Spain, on Saturday.

David López Tomico was killed in a horror crash throughout a rally race in SpainCredit score: VALLEJO RACING

He was negotiating the course’s first downhill part when his Fiat Abarth Grande Punto careered off the trail and rolled down a steep ravine.

Hearth crews have been unable to avoid wasting him and he died of his accidents.

His co-driver, Natalia Rios Diaz, was trapped contained in the automobile however was efficiently recovered from the wreckage and rushed to hospital.

Race officers cancelled the remainder of the day’s proceedings.

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Tomico’s crew, Vallejo Racing, paid tribute to him in a touching assertion.

They wrote: “Once more, this sport hits us the place it hurts essentially the most.

“Vallejo Racing is in mourning as a result of we lose one in all our personal: David López Tomico, a passionate lover of motorsport, a pacesetter in his work and an instance of perseverance and love for his personal.

“He joined the crew in 2022 and his spirit and power have been elementary for the Dakar 2023 venture to bear fruit.

“Right this moment we not solely lose a mechanic or a crew member, however we go away a buddy of the true ones. David, your power will at all times be with us.”

It comes after four-time British motorcycling champion Keith Farmer died aged simply 35 following an injury-enforced retirement.

An inquest into Farmer’s demise recorded a verdict of suicide after the court docket heard of his struggles together with his exit from the game and the breakdown of his relationship.

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