McIntyre Oscar rider killed

McIntyre Oscar rider killed McIntyre died rider Oscar motor racing world lost a rider again. This time the event occurred in World Superbike, when the deadly accident happened to a young rider in Australia, Oscar McIntyre, on Saturday (02.25.12).

This tragic event occurred in the Circuit Phillip Island, Australia, in 600 cc Superstock series opener, which occurred at 14:20 local time. In the second round of a scheduled 12 laps, 17-year-old rider was hit by two other riders, which makes the injury and his life was saved.

Although he gets help from the medical team, McIntyre could not be saved and he died at the crash site. WSBK Superpole scheduled to begin at 15.00 it was finally officially canceled, after the first confirmed to be postponed.

"We express our condolences to the families of McIntyre and those affected by this accident," the statement from the official World Superbike website.

Meanwhile, two other drivers involved in the incident, namely Luke Burgess and Michael Lockhart, also received treatment. Burgess immediately taken to the circuit medical center and can be handled, while Lockhart is still getting intensive treatment.
Thus, within a period of about four months, there are two drivers who were killed on the race track. In October last year, a similar incident also occurred at the Sepang Circuit, Malaysia, which claimed the lives of the Italian MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli.

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