Jason Dupasquier Wiki
Jason Dupasquier Biography
Who is Jason Dupasquier?
Jason Dupasquier was a Swiss motorcyclist who competed in the Moto3 category at the motorcycling world championship until his death at the 2021 Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix. He was the son of Motocross rider Philippe Dupasquier.
Dupasquier started his sports career in 2011; he won multiple Swiss SuperMoto championships and switched to circuit racing in 2016. He was also scheduled to debut in the RedBull Rookies Cup in 2018, but suffered a femur injury that prevented him from doing so. He made his RedBull Rookies Cup debut in 2019 and was soon awarded a two-year contract as a Moto3 rider. He made his Moto3 debut in 2020. He was in his second season in the MotoGP lightweight class and was in the top 10 in the overall standings through the weekend.
Jason Dupasquier Age
Jason Dupasquier was 19 years old.
Cause of death
Jason Dupasquier, a 19-year-old Swiss Moto3 rider, has died after suffering a serious accident during Saturday’s qualifying session at the Italian Grand Prix, MotoGP announced on Sunday.
“Dupasquier was involved in a multi-rider incident between Turns 9 and 10, and the session was red flagged thereafter,” the statement read.
“The FIM medical intervention vehicles arrived at the scene immediately and the Swiss pilot was treated on the track before being transferred by medical helicopter, in a stable condition, to the Careggi Hospital in Florence. Despite the best efforts of the circuit medical staff and all those who subsequently treated the Swiss rider, the hospital has announced that Dupasquier has sadly succumbed to his injuries.
His team, Prüstel GP, said on Facebook: “We are devastated and right now all our thoughts are with Jason’s family. We will miss you so much and we will never forget you, Jason. ”
MotoGP added on Twitter: “On behalf of the entire MotoGP family, we send our love to his team, his family and his loved ones. We will miss you so much, Jason. Travel in peace. ”
Dupasquier was in his second season in the Moto3 World Championship. He was ranked 12th in the rankings with 27 points. Dupasquier started his career in Supermoto, where he was several times Swiss National Champion. He won the NEC Moto3 Championship title in 2016 before moving on to the World Junior Championship a year later.