Andrea Mame killed at Paul Ricard, Another injured (2nd Update)UPDATE #2 Automobili Lamborghini today confirmed that Autocarrozzeria Imperiale driver Andrea Solime, who was injured in a racing incident at the Paul Ricard circuit in France on Sunday, will be discharged from hospital this evening to travel home.
06/30/13 Following his accident in this morning's Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo race at the Paul Ricard circuit, Autocarrozzeria Imperiale driver Andrea Solime was airlifted to the Sainte Musse Hospital in Toulon to be attended by doctors for a number of injuries. Andrea is conscious and according to the doctors treating him, his overall condition is satisfactory and he will remain under observation for the time being.
06/30/13Le Castellet - It is with great sadness that Automobili Lamborghini confirmed that a fatal accident occurred to driver Andrea Mame in the first Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo race at Paul Ricard this morning.
Immediately following the start of the first race at 0920hrs this morning, a serious first lap accident involving five competitors caused the race to be red-flagged.
Medical and safety teams were immediately on the scene to attend to the cars involved.
All five drivers were taken to the medical centre for assessment.
Driver Andrea Mame of car #11 sustained serious injuries to which he later succumbed, despite the emergency medical care administered at the medical centre.
On behalf of Automobili Lamborghini President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann expressed his personal sadness and extended the condolences of all the company to Andrea's family and team.
Automobili Lamborghini will be working with the circuit authorities and SRO to investigate the accident thoroughly in all its aspects.
A further statement with an update on the other drivers involved in the incident will be issued in due course.
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