Former crew chief and legendary paddock member Gines Guirado succumbed to illness on Saturday.
It's with great sorrow that motogp.com reports the passing of Ginés Guirado on Saturday evening.
Ginés worked alongside riders such as Jorge Martinez Aspar, Alberto Puig and Champi Herreros as a crew chief, before developing hospitalities in the MotoGP paddock, becoming one of the best-loved hosts of the Championship.
The MotoGP Community observed a one minute silence following the MotoGP warm-up today.
MotoGP expresses its deepest sadness for Guirado's family, friends and colleagues.