A racing driver from Chiswick has died after a crash during a race at the Donington Park circuit in Leicestershire. Christian Devereux was driving a Mini Cooper at a festival for historic cars when it collided with a Ford Mustang.
The race was halted while emergency services rushed to treat him but Mr Devereux died from his injuries.
"It is with great regret that the directors of Donington Park Racing Limited, operators of Donington Park Circuit, have to report that, following an accident in a race for historic touring cars held as part of the race meeting taking place on Sunday 5th May, the driver of car number 67 (a 1965 Mini Cooper S), Christian Devereux of Chiswick, London succumbed to the injuries sustained at approximately 16.30 hours."
The park authorities have also said they will now work with Leicestershire Police and the Motor Sports Association to establish why the crash happened.
More top news
Donald Trump is to visit the UK on July 13 and hold bilateral talks with Theresa May, Britain's ambassador to the US has said.
The Football Association has announced it has received an offer to buy Wembley Stadium.
The most hotly-tipped date is July 13, following the Nato summit which the president is due to attend in Brussels on the previous days.