Brazilian stock car driver dies in hospital

Hospital officials say a Brazilian stock car driver has died

from head injuries he sustained in a crash at Interlagos track in

Sao Paulo.

The Alvorada Hospital says in a statement that 67-year-old Paulo

Kunze died Wednesday morning as a result of injuries from Sunday’s


Kunze reportedly lost control in a high-speed corner during a

race and his car rolled several times.

The accident occurred two weeks after 29-year-old Brazilian

driver Gustavo Sondermann died in a crash at a different corner at

Interlagos, which later this year will host the Formula One season