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Who was Raul Torras Martinez? What was his cause of Death?

BY Salman Ahmed Jun 07, 2023. 04:02 pm

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Raul Torras Martinez, a motorcyclist, lost his life in the inaugural Supertwin event of 2023.

267 individuals have already died throughout the race, including spectators and passengers.

Who was motorbike racer Raul Torras Martinez?

Sant Hilari Sacalm, Spain, was the hometown of Raul Torras Martinez.

He has participated in 21 races since making his debut in the motorsports since 2017, therefore he was a seasoned athlete.

Supertwin Race organisers said: “Raul was an experienced TT competitor who made his debut in 2017, with a best result of 15th in last year’s Supertwin Race.”

At the Supertwin Race on June 6, 2023, the racer recorded his fastest ever lap of the TT course at an average speed of 125.470mph.

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Organisers said: “Raul was the fastest Spaniard ever to have lapped the TT course.”

Mr Martinez had earned a total of 18 bronze replica trophies throughout his appearances at the races.

When asked what his ambitions in road racing were, Mr Martinez said: “To have fun with the bike, and to be able to fight for a top-20 finish at the TT in a 1000cc class.”

What happened to Raul Torras Martinez?

In the inaugural Supertwin Race of the 2023 Isle of Man TT Races, Mr. Martinez was taking part.

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Over the course of two weeks, the TT attracts motorcycle road racers from all over the world.

Martinez was involved in an accident at the Alpine between miles 16 and 17 of the three-lap race, which was his final lap.

How did Raul Torras Martinez die?

He tragically passed away while racing for the Optimark Racing Team.

On the last lap of the first Supertwin Race, Mr. Martinez crashed horribly and lost control of his bike.

The first fatality of the incident is his death.

The TT races, which have been held since 1907, are among the riskiest in all of motorsport.

According to TT chairman Gary Thompson, more is being done to increase the course’s safety, but riders still accept its hazards.

We strive to manage risk far better than was done in the past, he remarked in May 2023.

Was Raul Torras Martinez married and did he have any children?

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Outside of his racing in motorsports, Mr. Martinez’s life is not well known.

Thoughts and prayers are being sent to his family and friends in a statement the organizers have prepared.

 

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