The incident took place on lap 2 of the race at Spa-Francorchamps circuit when Hubert and several other cars made contact. Medical crews were on site within minutes but Anthoine tragically succumbed to his injuries. The driver of car number #12, Juan-Manuel Correa, was also involved in the incident and has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Arden International Motorsport Team Principal, Garry Horner, said:
"On behalf of everyone at Arden, we are in complete shock and extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to Anthoine’s family and friends. Anthoine was a very bright talent and an incredibly well liked member of our team and the Renault Junior programme. We also extend our thoughts to the family of Juan-Manuel as he remains in hospital.”