An spectacular hearth broken the services of the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit (Argentina) on the night time of Friday 5 to Saturday 6 February. The South American monitor was engulfed in a hearth of unknown origin in the pit lane, in addition to the press room, the management tower and the VIP lounges.
These 4 areas had been destroyed in the hearth, made much more ferocious by violent gusts of wind ”, as confirmed by the Director General of the circuit, Héctor Farina. “On the different hand, the Automobile museum and the hospital unit have been saved.
The Autodromo was protected towards any danger of hearth at the insurance coverage degree, so the financial value of this hearth is already lined, he continues, however it’s going to absolutely take a while to rebuild this important house to host the competitions. nationwide and worldwide. “
AHORA | Fuerte incendio en el Autódromo de Termas de Río Hondo. Trabajan varias dotaciones de bomberos. VIP zone, sala de prensa, cabinas de transmissión y todo and sector packing containers. Intentan que no llegue el fuego al Museo Juan Manuel Fangio. Sad pictures llegan desde el lugar pic.twitter.com/0gz9XX2LtX
– Leonardo Regueira (@RegueiraLeo) February 6, 2021
According to the testimony of a firefighter, collected by the media La Nation, the hearth “Is a catastrophe. 80% of buildings are destroyed. “
No accidents are to be deplored. The Argentine circuit, identified for its WTCC occasions between 2013 and 2017, is because of host MotoGP subsequent November for the seventh time.