Fifteen-year-old motorcyclist Dean Berta Vinales dies during a Super-bike Championship race.

Fifteen-year-old motorcyclist Dean Berta Vinales has died following a crash at a World Superbike Championship race in Jerez, Spain.

After 11 laps in the Supersport 300 support race, the Spanish athlete crashed at the second turn, along with three other riders. This forced the director to red flag the race.

Medical vehicles moved to the site immediately and the rider, Dean Berta Viñales, was attended to in the track, in the ambulance and at the circuit Medical Centre but unfortunately, he had suffered severe head and thoracic injuries and couldn’t make it.

The race and the remainder of Saturday’s races were cancelled.

“We’re devastated by the tragic loss of @DeanBerta21 following a crash in #WorldSSP300 Race 1 today,” MotoGP wrote on Twitter . “Sending all our love and strength to Maverick Vinales and Dean’s entire family, his team and loved ones.”

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