Snetterton circuit crash

A 63-year-old man has died following a fatal crash at Norfolk's Snetterton circuit on Sunday.

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Organisers name Snetterton crash fatality

Stephen Jewell, pictured here competing at a previous event, died at Snetterton circuit yesterday Credit: Peter Baker

A 63-year-old man who died in a fatal collision at Snetterton circuit in Norfolk over the weekend has been named.

The Motor Sports Association today confirmed that Stephen Jewell died as a result of the injuries sustained after his 1924 Bugatti T35B left the track and impacted with the crash barriers.

Mr Jewell was taking part in practice for the Seaman Memorial Trophies Race Meeting organised by the Vintage Sports-Car Club when the accident took place.

He was treated by the circuit's medical services team before being transferred to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where he passed away.

Today, the Chief Executive of the VSCC, Mike Stripe, said:

"Stephen was an experienced competitor in many disciplines and well known within the motorsport community.

"The Club offers its sincere condolences to all of Stephen’s family and friends following this

tragic incident."

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