Alonso running special helmet for Salom

Alonso running special helmet for Salom

10 June 2016 – Fernando Alonso will pay tribute to Luis Salom with a special helmet at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Salom, 24, died from injuries sustained in a crash during practice for last weekend's Moto2 round in Barcelona, with fellow Spaniard Alonso deciding to honour him through his initials and starting number.

"You will always be in the hearts of many people. I respect you. I admire you. Forever," Alonso wrote on his official Instagram account, along with an image of the 'LS39' tribute on the top of his helmet.

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