British driver Sean Edwards was killed in an accident on the racetrack Queensland in Australia. 26-year-old rider, who was killed when the Porsche he was riding as instructors a 20-year-old man, hit the wall and then burned.
Edward, who leads the championship race in the 2013 Porsche Supercup season with one race remaining, has been taking part in a day of practice at that time, according to Australian news.
Edwards is the son of former Formula 1 driver Guy Edwards. Reacting to news of the death of Edwards, a former McLaren driver David Coulthard twittering in Twitter.
“This shocking news about the death of Sean Edward, a man who is reliable and talented rider, condolences to the nearest and dearest,” he said.
Karun Chandhok, former F1 driver, added on Twitter, “RIP Sean Edwards … and highlights the dangers of instructors put themselves while helping another driver.”