Eight-year-old dies after drag racing crash

Eight-year-old dies after drag racing crash

Anita Board suffered critical injuries in the crash at Perth Motorplex in Kwinana yesterday afternoon and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition, but sadly passed away today.

Anita lost control of her 210cc powered dragster and slammed into a cement barrier around 12.30pm.

'We are all hurting at this time, ' Mr Board said, Perth Now reports.

An ambulance arrives at the emergency department at Princess Margaret Hospital.

It is understood she was attempting a solo drive, which young drag racers must do to be licensed and compete in events.

Australian National Drag Racing Association rules state racers must be aged over eight-years-old, with kids between eight and 10 unable to exceed 96km/h. "My heart in a million pieces atm [at the moment]".

The siblings were among 26 entrants for the Goldenstates Junior Dragster event.

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"Everyone at [ANDRA] extends their honest and deepest condolences to Anita's family, friends and the wider drag racing community at this tragic time", a spokeswoman said.

The page was also flooded with messages of support for the family.

Perth Motorplex released a statement on their Facebook page, offering their thoughts and condolences to the family.

Racing was suspended for several hours at the venue in Kwinana Beach after the crash, before the track was eventually reopened about 5:00pm.

A photo taken just minutes before Anita attempted a trial run showed how happy the sport made the eight-year-old.

'Unfortunately an incident occurred during racing at Perth Motorplex this afternoon and a driver has been taken to hospital, ' they wrote.

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