The motor racing community – from F1 to MotoGP to rallying and more – pay their homage to football legend, Diego Maradona.
Maradona, 60, died of a cardiac arrest at his home, two weeks after going through a brain surgery in Buenos Aires. The Argentine’s spokesperson Sebastian Sanchi confirmed the sad news, with the country going into three days of mourning.
Upon hearing the unfortunate news, the whole world has united as one in remembering the football legend, with messages coming through from all, including some of the F1 racers along with MotoGP and also rallying side, among others.
Here’s a selection of the messages from motor racing community:
Lewis Hamilton on Instagram Story:
Triste noticia D.E.P. Diego //
Sad news RIP Diego pic.twitter.com/YKezCMhquf
— Carlos Sainz (@Carlossainz55) November 25, 2020
Diego, this cup is yours forever pic.twitter.com/X4jXfqd5hT
— Jean Todt (@JeanTodt) November 25, 2020
mago de la pelota pic.twitter.com/SmTHGMbCKL
— Valentino Rossi (@ValeYellow46) November 25, 2020
Today, we lost football legend Diego Maradona. We are fortunate to have shared these unforgettable moments together. pic.twitter.com/w4oF2FS19X
— Citroën Racing (@CitroenRacing) November 25, 2020
Mi pésame para la familia de Diego Maradona, hoy es un día muy triste para todos los amantes del deporte. DEP, genio. //
My condolences to Diego Maradona's family, today is a very sad day for all sports fans. RIP, genius. pic.twitter.com/lKuCPAzI4y
— Carlos Sainz (@CSainz_oficial) November 25, 2020
Here’s a video tweet from Valentino Rossi: https://twitter.com/ValeYellow46/status/1331701400569569287
More will be added when/if they come
From everyone at FormulaRapida,net, we pay our condolences to the family and friends of Diego Maradona, may his soul rest in peace!