The Frenchman’s automobile was hit at excessive velocity by Juan-Manuel Correa’s at Spa-Francorchamps. They had been handled by emergency medical crews earlier than being taken to a medical middle.
Hubert, 22, died at 6:45 p.m. native time, the FIA mentioned, whereas American Correa stays in a secure situation and is being handled on the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Liege hospital.
The third driver concerned, France’s Giuliano Alesi, was declared match on the medical middle. The race was canceled quickly after the crash occurred on lap two.
System 2 is a feeder sequence for System One and is seen as the ultimate step earlier than progressing to F1.
Hubert, who received two races this season and the System three championship final yr, drove for BWT Arden and was an affiliated driver for the Renault System One crew.
Groups and drivers from throughout the motorsport group paid tribute to Hubert, with former F1 world champion Jenson Button calling the teen “tremendous gifted.”
Mercedes’ F1 crew, which will probably be competing in tomorrow’s Grand Prix on the identical monitor, mentioned: “The whole Mercedes household sends its deepest condolences to the household and mates of Anthoine Hubert, and his Arden and Renault groups on this tragic day.”