Formula 1 star Fernando Alonso left heartbroken after 11-year-old boy dies at kart track he owns


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‘One of the saddest days’

Gonzalo Basurto Movila was killed during a private practice session at the track having sustained fatal injuries

FORMULA 1 star Fernando Alonso has been left heartbroken after an 11-year-old boy died at the karting track he owns.

The Spanish racing federation said the Gonzalo Basurto Movila died from injuries sustained in the accident at his track in the north of Spain.

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Racing legend Fernando Alonso has revealed his heartbreak after a boy died at his karting track

Movilla suffered fatal injuries during a private practice session on Saturday, before being taken swiftly to hospital.

But the talented young driver could not recover and tragically died on early on Sunday morning.

Local Spanish media say Movila died in preparation for an local Asturian Karting Championship race, the death occuring when his kart rolled over and fell on him.

Gonzalo Basurto Movila, 11, died when his kart fell on him at Alonso's Spanish track

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Gonzalo Basurto Movila, 11, died when his kart fell on him at Alonso’s Spanish track

Spain’s racing federation said the accident was being investigated.

Alonso tweeted yesterday: “I wake up at dawn on one of the saddest days. Shattered. From here, a huge hug to Gonzalo’s family and all karting.”

Regarded as one of the best drivers ever, the two-time world champion opened his museum and karting track in Asturias in 2013 a way to make F1 more accessible to fans.

Watch the moment Fernando Alonso’s F1 car flips out of control

The current McLaren-Honda rider, 35, is sitting out next month’s F1 showpiece race in Monaco to make his debut in the prestigious American race the Indy 500.

This is in a bid to do racing’s “triple crown” – the Monaco GP, the Le Mans 24 hour race and the Indy 500.

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