California racer Tommy Aquino has died after a crash involving another rider at Piru Ranch MX in Piru, Calif. According to the Ventura County Star, the 21-year-old professional racer died in a head-on collision shortly before 12:30 pm on Feb. 2. An unidentified second rider was seriously injured and air-lifted to hospital. Aquino raced five […]
A Tribute To Fallen Racer Tommy Aquino – Video
The sudden and shocking passing of Tommy Aguino in a freak motocross accident hit the entire motorcycle and racing community hard. Aquino’s stock was rising both at home and abroad, as his performances in the British Superstock series were catching the attention of many team bosses. More importantly, however, Tommy was a person you couldn’t help but like.
He will no doubt be missed by many, as his skills were impressive and his charm infectious, as evidenced in the touching tribute video below.
For those interested, Aquino’s funeral will be this Saturday, February 15 at 2:00 PM. The service will be held at Bishop Alemany High School, 11111 North Alemany Drive, Mission Hills, CA. The family also invites everyone to attend a remembrance afterwards at 28588 Santa Catarina Road, Saugus, CA.