The news of grief is covering the world of MotoGP racing. One of the best racers in the era of 60-80an, Angel Nieto died on Friday (4/8/2017) early morning hrs. He died after a few days coma in hospital due to a traffic accident. Just for information, Nieto known to be hit by a car on July 26, 2017. As a result of the incident, to the man 70 years it hit the asphalt surface. The news of Nieto’s death was immediately confirmed by the official MotoGP page. In the release, MotoGP fans also extend their deepest condolences to the families and friends left behind.
Here, the official MotoGP statement: Spaniard Angel Nieto died at a hospital in Ibiza, sadly he succumbed to injuries suffered in an ATV accident on 26 July. The 13-time world champion – who always calls him 12 + 1 – is a MotoGP legend and a key in building Spain as a world power in Grand Prix motor racing. He’s 70 years old. After being treated intensively for a week following the accident he experienced, Nieto’s condition then worsened and eventually died on August 3 (local time). The MotoGP community extends their deepest condolences to Nieto’s family and friends as we say goodbye to the true legend that will always be missed.