Renault Sport Racing StatementSeptember 1, 2019
Renault Sport Racing is experiencing tremendous grief, having lost Antoine Hubert, one of the brightest young talents, who passed away today as a result of an accident involving several cars that occurred on the track in Spa. The 22-year-old French rider played in Formula 2 for the Arden team.
Antoine was a member of the Academy Renault Sport and spoke in Formula 2, this is the last step preceding F1. He was a very gifted racer, the current GP3 champion and was a member of the national team formed by the French Motorsport Federation.
He brought his energy and positive attitude to the championships in which he participated, shared this with the teams and the Renault Sport Academy. He was a smiling and bright man, on whom many young racers were equal.
The high results he showed in F2 this season, including victories in home races in Monaco and France, inspired many in Renault Sport Racing.
Cyril Abitebul, managing director of Renault Sport Racing: “At this tragic moment, our thoughts are with friends and the family of Antoine. He was a talented young man. His results and behavior on the track and beyond said that he was a real gentleman, and we were glad that he became a member of our academy, and were proud of it.
Everyone who works at Enstone and Viry will miss him. His soul will remain with our team, and we will race in memory of him. ”
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