MP Motorsport driver Dilano van 't Hoff dies in crash

 July 3, 2023

MP Motorsport driver Dilano van ‘t Hoff, 18, passed away after a crash at the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine in Belgium.

The news of Hoff's passing came from his team in a statement.

"MP Motorsport is deeply saddened to confirm that our driver, Dilano van ’t Hoff has passed away as a result of a crash during the second race of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine at Spa Francorchamps," the statement said.

"We are devastated at the loss of one of our brightest Dutch talents, who brought so much energy to our team during the years he raced with us," the statement read. "Dilano has been a part of our racing family since his motorsport debut with MP back in 2021."

"We offer our sincere condolences to Dilano’s family and his loved ones, and are in full support of them and our team members who have lost not only a driver but a friend as well," the statement added.

"Van ’t Hoff won the Spanish F4 championship in 2021 and was ranked 15th in the FRECA standings entering Saturday," reported Fox News.

"Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine sadly announces the death of MP Motorsport driver Dilano Van ‘T Hoff. The incident happened during Spa-Francorchamps race 2," FRECA said in statement. "We want to express our sincere condolences to the family, team and friends.

"Royal Automobile Club of Belgium, the Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps and SRO Motorsports Group join Alpine and ACI in expressing their sincerest condolences to the driver’s family, team and friends."

Multiple reports say that Van ‘t Hoff was involved in a multi-car wreck in wet conditions.

A minute of silence was held before the main 24 Hours of Spa race on Saturday.