Fatal crash in Silverstone historic event

David Heynes, a 56 year-old British driver passed away after crashing his 1958 Lotus 15 during a support race for the British Grand Prix yesterday. Organizers said he crashed his historic sportscar into the tire wall at Becketts Corner during the final event after the Formula 1 race.

"He received intensive medical treatment at the scene and in the circuit's Grand Prix medical center where he was pronounced dead", said a statement issued by the organizers of the event.

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