Dilano van ‘t Hoff Biography, Age, Height, Family, Career, Achievement, Net Worth 2023, Cause Of Death, And More

Dilano van ‘t Hoff, a Dutch racing driver, achieved the title of the 2021 F4 Spanish Championship champion before tragically losing his life in a collision during a Formula Regional European Championship race at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.


Age- 18 years

Height- 1.59m.

Born- 26 July 2004

Birthplace- Dordrecht, Netherlands

Death-1 July 2023

Death place- Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.

Profession- Dutch motorsports racing driver

Nationality- Dutch

Car number-17


It is known that Danilo’s father is Alex Van’t Hoff, a former racing driver who achieved success by winning the 2010 Dutch Supercar Challenge.



At the age of eleven, Van ‘t Hoff embarked on his international karting journey by participating in the SKUSA SuperNationals. In 2018, he achieved remarkable third-place finishes in both the IAME Euro Series and IAME International Final. Additionally, during his debut season in the European Championship, he secured a commendable sixth-place position. The subsequent year saw him clinching the fifth spot in the same championship, now competing in the OK class, while also claiming victory in the Trofeo delle Industrie alongside Forza Racing.

Dilano van 't Hoff career

Lower formulae

In 2021, Van ‘t Hoff began his single-seater career with Xcel Motorsport in the Formula 4 UAE Championship. Despite a rough start in the first race where he stalled at the beginning, the Dutch driver managed to recover and finish second. He then went on to win the next two races from pole position. Van ‘t Hoff continued to dominate the championship by winning two more races in the following round at Yas Marina, extending his lead over his closest competitor, Enzo Trulli.

However, his championship hopes suffered a setback in the penultimate event in Dubai, where he was disqualified in the final race, costing him valuable points and another podium finish. Despite this setback, Van ‘t Hoff fought hard and ultimately finished the season just one point behind Trulli.

In his main campaign, Van ‘t Hoff joined MP Motorsport in the F4 Spanish Championship. He showcased his talent by securing his first two victories at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps and went on to achieve a remarkable streak of six consecutive podium finishes, including three more wins and a triple podium at Algarve. In one race, he inherited the win after the original victor received a

penalty for exceeding track limits. Van ‘t Hoff followed this up with another podium finish in the third race.

At the penultimate round of the season, Van ‘t Hoff secured pole position and went on to win the race, completing a hat trick of poles and victories, ultimately clinching the championship title.

Formula Regional European Championship

In 2021, Van ‘t Hoff made his first appearance in the Formula Regional European Championship as a guest driver for MP Motorsport at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

In 2022, Van ‘t Hoff joined MP Motorsport for the entire season of the Formula Regional European Championship.

In 2023, MP Motorsport decided to keep Van ‘t Hoff for the 2023 season. Tragically, on July 1, he passed away due to an incident during Round 8 at Spa-Francorchamps, which occurred in heavy rain.


Debut in Formula Regional European Championship: In September 2021, Van ‘t Hoff made his debut in the Formula Regional European Championship as a guest driver for MP Motorsport at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

Net Worth 2023

there wasn’t any specific information available regarding Dilano van’t Hoff’s net worth.

Cause Of Death

Dilano van ‘t Hoff, an 18-year-old, tragically dies in a crash at Spa during the Formula Regional race.

FRECA announced the tragic death of an 18-year-old MP Motorsport driver more than two and a half hours after the second race at the Spa 24 Hours round of the GT World Endurance Challenge. The race was halted with a red flag on what was meant to be the final lap due to worsening weather conditions.

No specific details regarding the accident were provided in the brief statement released by FRECA.

Dilano van 't Hoff Cause Of Death

The incident occurred when Tim Tramnitz, who was running in second place, lost control of his Tatuus-Renault FR-19 single-seater at the top of Raidillon immediately after the safety car was withdrawn for the final lap. This triggered a multi-car accident, in which van ‘t Hoff was involved.

Amid the chaos of the initial crash, van ‘t Hoff appeared to lose control of his car and was struck at high speed by another competitor while stationary on the straight.

MP Motorsport expressed their devastation over the loss of the talented Dutch driver, who had been a valued member of their team since his debut in 2021. They extended their heartfelt condolences to van ‘t Hoff’s family, loved ones, and the team members who not only lost a driver but also a friend.

Adam Fitzgerald, another participant in the incident, is reported to be in stable condition in the hospital, according to his team Race Performance Motorsport.

In the second race at Spa, Prema driver Andrea Antonelli emerged as the winner, with Tramnitz securing second place based on a countback.

RECA, the Automobile Club d’Italia (which sanctions the series), the Spa circuit, and the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium, along with the Stephane Ratel Organisation, which jointly organizes the 24 Hours, all expressed their condolences to van ‘t Hoff’s family, team, and friends.

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