Rising motorsport star Copparam Shreyas Hareesh dies aged 13 after catastrophic head harm throughout motorbike race in India

Copparam Shreyas Hareesh, a 13-year-old rising motorsport star in his native India, handed away on Saturday following a deadly accident throughout the FMSCI-Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship.

Hareesh suffered a catastrophic head harm when he misplaced management of his bike throughout a nook on the Madras International Circuit.

He took half within the third lap of that day’s rookie race – one which he certified on pole place.

At the primary nook of the race, Haresh skidded out and his helmet flew off his head. A rider coming from behind then hit him – which was the reason for the accidents.

He was rushed to an area hospital by ambulance and was pronounced useless a short while later. The remainder of the race was cancelled.

Copparam Shreyas Hareesh, 13, has died in a bike racing accident in India

Many within the Indian motor racing neighborhood mourned the lack of the teenager who was born and raised in Bengaluru.

“It is tragic to have lost such a young and talented rider,” Madras Motor Sports Club president Ajit Thomas stated in a press release. Shreyas, who prompted a stir together with his prodigious racing expertise, obtained medical consideration on the scene instantly after the incident and was taken to hospital.

Given the circumstances, we now have determined to cancel this weekend’s program. The MMSC presents its honest condolences and our ideas are together with his household.”

His father – who shared the identical title – even went as far as to give up his job at a pharmaceutical firm to assist his son with sports activities full-time.

“He was the growing face of Indian motorsport, he had all the potential to be on a global platform. We will miss him,” stated Arvind Singh, a former racer and race organizer.

He added, “His father took him wherever there have been racing competitions and gave him a variety of fame.

“In 2021 he took half in a race close to Sringeri, which I organized. I spent two days with him and principally he simply talked about racing.’

This is the second dying this yr on the Madras circuit, after veteran racer KE Kumar additionally succumbed to accidents from an accident throughout a nationwide auto racing championship in January.