Deaths in Mont-Tremblant, motorized sport is dangerous
Another death last weekend at Circuit Mont-Tremblant. Always running, regardless of whether automobile sedans or formulas of all kinds, motorcycles or other motor vehicle, fatal accidents occur from time to others.
Sunday, August 25, is MacRea John Ross, a young man of 24 years in the region of Calgary Alberta who died as a result of an accident during a qualifying session for the final race of the season series of Harley-Davidson Canada XR1200 Cup circuit in a corner of the Laurentians.
Suite has lost control of his car Saturday MacRea was transported to a hospital in Montreal where he died of his injuries early Sunday morning.
MacRea, a talented young driver had become a regular Competitor national series in 2011 when he was recruited by Ruthless Racing Team. He was third in the championship before present at Circuit Mont-Tremblant. He won his first victory of the series there are only a couple of weeks at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park near Toronto, Ontario.
"John Ross (JR) was downhill at full speed in a corner and had no chance to regain control of his mount at this speed" stated Darren James, his mentor and owner of Team Ruthless Racing .
James was helpless witness to the accident followed MacRea because of pressure at the time of the accident. He said that he doubted that would seriously hurt MacRea when he saw the accident occur at this location.
According to Colin Fraser, director of competition, MacRea was a very popular and talented young driver with his confreres competitors and officials of the series. All were willing to praise the young driver regarded as one of the top prospects in the country.
Officials of the series have organized a lap of honor to the memory of JR Sunday morning before the start of the finals.
MacRea grew up around motorcycles. He also worked for Blackfoot Motorsports with his father Douglas MacRea for several years.
JR began riding motorcycles at the age of 2 years. It had become a professional pilot adolescence. He was placed second Supersport 600 championship in 2007 before graduating to the upper classes. It was also SAIT diploma marketing program.
In an official statement Frontline CSBK Inc., organizers of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, JR was a fierce competitor admires all.
All our sympathies go to his family and his many friends. JR missed the sport.