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Prost: Hubert death shows safety must be better

Prost: Hubert death shows safety must be better

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Prost: Hubert death shows safety must be better

Prost: Hubert death shows safety must be better

Alain Prost says the death of Anthoine Hubert shows that motor racing cannot stop in its strive for even greater safety.

Hubert succumbed to injuries sustained in a high-speed incident during Saturday's Formula 2 race at Spa-Francorchamps, casting a dark cloud over the Belgian GP weekend.

The 22-year-old was a member of Renault's junior programme, with Prost's strong backing, and had won two races in his rookie F2 year.

Hubert's death was the first in a major race since Justin Wilson died in a 2015 IndyCar event at Pocono Speedway and served to remind Prost that improved safety should not be taken for granted.

"We know motor racing is dangerous. A lot of sports are dangerous anyway, and maybe motor racing is one of the safer sports.

"It is very tough but we can see we are all together and we need to make things even better, improving better. But we love this sport, we love life."

The four-time world champion said: "I pushed him in the Academy, we were talking very often. He was a nice kid, very intelligent, very clever, very curious.

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