Shocking minute of silence in Jerez by Dean Berta, with his cousins ​​Isaac and Maverick Viñales broken with pain

Minute of silence for Dean Berta at the Jerez circuit

Minute of silence for Dean Berta at the Jerez circuit
Minute of silence for Dean Berta at the Jerez circuit

The death of Dean Berta Viñales at the SuperSport 300 race on the weekend of Superbikes at Jerez circuit It has been a very hard blow for the world of motorcycles and sports in general.

Dean Berta Viñales, during a race

Dean Berta, cousin of Maverick Viñales, dies after a serious accident in the SuperSport 300 race in Jerez

The 15-year-old young man died in an accident with very bad luck, when he crashed with other riders three laps from the end of the test. His loss has filled social networks with messages of solidarity and pain, especially but not only from the world of two wheels.

Pilots of different generations like Marc Márquez, Sergio Garcia Dols or Carlos Checa have shown their pain for the death of a fellow circuit, but also politicians such as the minister Miquel Iceta, the president of the CSD Jose Manuel Franco or the leader of Ciudadanos Ines Arrimadas They have sent their messages of condolence.

Although perhaps one of the most heartfelt farewells is that of Xabi Zurutuza, pilot like Berta and ex-rival. “My friend, my Superbike 300 buddy.”

Although the celebration of the races this Saturday in Jerez was suspended, the organization of the Superbike world championship consulted with the family to ask them for permission about If they wanted the pending races to be held this Sunday and planned and so it has been.

Isaac and Maverick Viñales, cousins ​​of the pilot and owners of the team, gave their OK, but not before dedicating a minute of silence in which colleagues, commissioners and other members of the motorcycle family showed their pain.

There are riders who will not be there this Sunday, out of respect, and one in particular has decided to retire. Is about Michel Fabrizio, who returned to racing this year after 16 years from the last time he was in SuperSport, and has not been able to bear to see the death of a boy twice his age.

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