“Jason Dupasquier’s situation is still critical”, announced this Sunday first thing in the morning the team Prüstel GP in reference to the serious accident suffered by its pilot this Saturday in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix. Concern about the condition of the young driver remains high. As confirmed this morning the championship has undergone surgery tonight for a hemopneumothorax in the lung, they have probed it to drain the blood and air in the pleural space.
“Prüstel GP has decided not to race the Italian Grand Prix. Jason Dupasquier’s situation is critical and our thoughts are with him, on continuing to fight with Jason”, Has indicated the team that has retired colleague Ryusei Yamanaka.
The World Championship riders paid tribute to Dupasquier before the warm up this Sunday. In addition, his compatriot and mentor Thomas Luthi, a Moto2 SAG Team rider, has also resigned to compete in the Grand Prix to accompany Jason’s family to the hospital, who arrived tonight by road from the canton of Freiburg. And at the Red Bull Rookies Cup, Swiss driver Noah Dettwiler will also be out.
The Swiss Dupasquier fell during the final minutes of qualifying on Saturday and, according to statements from his teammates, was hit by a motorcycle before becoming immobile on the track. He required the intervention of the emergency services and was transferred by helicopter to a hospital in Florence.
Medical sources have explained to the French agency AFP that Dupasquier “He has undergone overnight thoracic surgery due to a vascular injury. He has serious brain injuries and remains in intensive care in a very serious condition ”. What has been officially communicated so far is that the young pilot suffers head, thoracic and abdominal trauma and his condition remains very serious.
This is Dupasquier’s second season in the Moto3 World Championship. In it he is tenth in the classification.