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Stroke kills sim car racer during race

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 (F1 Brasil Clube)

Brazilian sim racer Luis Fernando Santos of Tatui, Sao Paulo, died while competing in a sim race last week.

Santos was driving in the third round of F1 Brazil Club’s Touring Pro division at Barber Motorsports Park when he suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. His teammates on Teamspeak soon realized that something was wrong and, having known his address, were able to send him an ambulance.

Santos was taken to a hospital and was quickly transferred to the ICU. However, he did not respond to stimuli and passed away at age 36.

Santos is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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