One week after the Total 24 Hours of Spa, Emil Frey Lexus Racing is now pleased to report that our driver Stephane Ortelli is recovering well and suffered only minor injuries in the heavy Eau Rouge crash.
First investigations have proven that the crash was not caused by a driver error. The mechanical failure that was responsible for the incident is still being analyzed. At the same time it is also looked at the possibility, that the failure was caused by a small collision with another competitor a few hours before the heavy crash.
Both Emil Frey Lexus Racing and Stephane Ortelli are appreciative of all the support and good wishes received during this challenging time. Fellow teams and competitors have proven that the Blancpain Championship is a close-knit community with much mutual respect.
Emil Frey Lexus Racing also wants to use the opportunity to wish both Andy Meyrick (Bentley #31) and Jürgen Krebs (Lamborghini #666) a speedy and full recovery.