Jason Dupasquier (7 September 2001 – 30 May 2021) was a Swiss motorcycle racer who participated in the Moto3 class of the world championship until his death at the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. He was Philippe Dupasquier’s son, a MotoCross rider.
Jason Dupasquier Wiki
|Date of Birth||7 September 2001|
|Age||19 years as at 2021|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 58 kg – in Pounds – 127 lbs|
|Date of Death||30 May 2021|
Jason Dupasquier Career
Dupasquier began racing in 2011 and has won many SuperMoto Swiss championships. He was scheduled to make his RedBull Rookies Cup debut in 2018, but was unable to do so due to a femur injury. In 2019, he made his RedBull Rookies Cup debut and was quickly signed to a two-year deal as a Moto3 racer.
Dupasquier was 10th in the World Championship standings heading into the Italian Grand Prix this weekend, with 27 points from the first five races of his second season.
Jason Dupasquier Accident
Jason Dupasquier was involved in a multi-rider incident between turns nine and ten, and the session was red flagged as a result, FIM medical intervention vehicles arrived on the scene immediately, and the Swiss rider was treated on the track before being transported by medical helicopter to Careggi Hospital in Florence in a stable condition.
“Despite the best efforts of circuit medical professionals and all those who afterwards attended to the Swiss racer, Dupasquier has regrettably succumbed to his injuries,” the hospital said.
Dupasquier was treated by doctors on the track for more than half an hour after the incident before being airlifted to the hospital, according to reports. Prustel GP, his team, has confirmed that they would not compete in the race on Sunday. Dupasquier was racing in MotoGP’s lightweight class for the second year.
Jason Dupasquier Death
Jason Dupasquier, a MotoGP racer, died after colliding with another bike during a MotoGP race in Italy and succumbing to his injuries. The 19-year-old was unable to cope with the injuries and succumbed to death.
The MotoGP grid held a one-minute silence prior of Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, which was won by Fabio Quartararo, the current world champion. Following his victory, the French rider came to a halt at the accident site of Dupasquier before pointing to the sky.
“It was tough because when you do the one-minute silence, the emotion is coming really quick and it is difficult to stay focused,” said Quartararo, who also held a Swiss flag on the podium alongside the second- and third- placed Miguel Oliveira and Joan Mir. “We got the win and that one was for Jason and his family.”
The three-times MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo earlier paid tribute to Dupasquier on Twitter. “My deepest condolences to Jason Dupasquier’s family, friends and team. Ride in peace Jason,” Lorenzo wrote.
Several Formula One drivers also posted tributes. “Motorsport can be so cruel,” wrote the Williams driver George Russell. “Thinking of the family and friends of Jason Dupasquier and everyone in the MotoGP paddock. Ride in peace, Jason.”
Jason Dupasquier Cause of Death
Jason died after colliding with another bike during a MotoGP race in Italy and succumbing to his injuries. The 19-year-old was unable to cope with the injuries and succumbed to death.
Jason Dupasquier Net worth
Jason Dupasquier has a net worth of $2 million as of 2021. His major source of income is racing, although no particular information regarding his riches is available.