World Supersport 300 motorcycle rider Victor Steeman has died of injuries suffered in a crash in Portugal at the weekend.
Motorcycle racing’s governing body the FIM, announced on Tuesday evening that the Dutch rider had succumbed to head injuries sustained in a multi rider accident at Turn 14 in Saturday opening race at the Portuguese track.
Cause Of Crash
The crash caused the race to be immediately stopped delaying the rest of the day schedule and resulting in that afternoon opening World Superbike race of the weekend being cut from 20 to 14 laps.
Kawasaki rider Steeman was taken to the medical centre before being transferred by helicopter to hospital in the nearby city of Faro where he would sadly pass away several days later.
Who Was Victor Steeman
Victor Steeman is born 15 June 2000 and died in 11 October 2022 was a Dutch motorcycle rider. He competed in the Supersport 300 World Championship until his death after a crash at the Portimao 2022 World Superbike Championship during the 2022 Supersport 300 World Championship.