Tragic day in Tuareg Rally: Emanuele Inzerillo (50) dies
A tragic incident has caused the death of Emanuele Inzerillo. The Italian rider crashed during the fifth special stage of the rally and died due to his injuries. Inzerillo was fifty years old.
Inzerillo crashed in the first part of the 20 kilometre long lap, near SCP1. Medical help for Inzerillo came as soon as possible but they were not able to help him anymore.
During the briefing a minute of silence was held to honour Emanuele Inzerillo.
Inzerillo was part of a Sicilian team that races in rally’s as well as offering humanitarian aid to local people.
As part of the incident involving Inzerillo the organization has decided to cancel the timed stage for all riders. Competitors have the choice to go to Midelt on the piste or by road.