The pilot Alberto Martínez dies in the Hispania Rally

He suffered a motorcycle accident during the link before starting the third stage

The motorcycle rider Alberto Martinez, a classic in the world of rally raids in Spain, has died this morning in the Hispania Rally, a test that celebrates its third edition in southern Spain. The accident suffered by Alberto Martínez occurred at the start of the third stage at kilometers 2.93 of the A-92 motorway at north of Granada. The pilot was in the link just before starting the timed special when he suffered the fatal accident. To his 42 yearsAlberto Martínez was an experienced pilot in the world of rallies.

The statement of the organization of Hispania Rally said: «Sad day for the bivouac. The charismatic Spanish driver Alberto Martínez has died today because of a traffic accident as soon as the stage of the day begins. Stage 3 was canceled due to the fatal outcome. The pilot Alberto Martínez (9/26/1977) has lost his life today due to a traffic accident at kilometer 2.93 of the stage. Specifically, the outcome has taken place in the highway A-92. It was a link section (non-competitive) before the arrival of the competitive specials. On the occasion of the fatal loss, stage three has been canceled. Alberto Martínez, better known as “Albertito Carpediem” For all the friends and motor enthusiasts, he was a charismatic Basque rider and loved by the rest of the rally scene. His loss leaves a great void. From the organization of Hispania Rally we feel the death and we make ourselves available to the family »


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