BMW Motorrad Motorsport mourns the death of 24-year-old Leon Langstädtler

BMW Motorrad Motorsport family mourns the death of 24-year-old Leon Langstädtler. Image: BMW/Official

BMW Motorrad Motorsport is in mourning following the death of German IDM rider Leon Langstädtler at the age of 24.

Leon Langstädtler, the 24-year-old BMW rider lost his life in a tragic accident during the IDM free practice at Hockenheim on Friday, September 23.

A statement from the group read: “With great disbelief and sadness, BMW Motorrad Motorsport has learned the sad news of the death of IDM rider Leon Langstädtler (GER). The 24-year-old BMW rider lost his life in a tragic accident during Friday’s IDM free practice at Hockenheim.

“BMW Motorrad Motorsport’s thoughts are with Langstädtler’s family, friends and team F73 Academy / Werk 2 Racing Team by MCA at this difficult time. The whole BMW Motorrad Motorsport community would like to express its most sincere condolences.”

The news of Langstädtler’s tragic death comes after the Balearic Island’s boxing community was left in mourning after young female boxer Alba Palacios, who trained at the JM Fighters gym in Magaluf, died in a traffic accident in La Serra at the age of 21.

Alba Palacios, the young boxer from Spain’s Magaluf, died in the accident on Sunday, September 11.

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Matthew Roscoe

Originally from the UK, Matthew is based on the Costa Blanca and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]


    • CCW60

      27 September 2022 • 02:32

      Fatal traffic accidents eh? Yeah likely caused by cardiac arrest while driving. No idea what could be causing that…and no one will investigate or do autopsies to find out either. SHAME!


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