“It is so sad to hear this news. He was a beautiful person and was part of a season of my racing career that I will never forget. My condolences to the Dams family and stable. Be strong “. So on Twitter Carlos Sainz he wanted to remember Caroline Grifnée, died suddenly just 40 years old. Caroline was the team manager of the Dams team in the 2014 World Series by Renault 3.5, a championship won by Carlos Sainz, a success that opened the doors of F1 to the Spaniard in 2015 with Toro Rosso alongside Max Verstappen.
Everybody at DAMS is shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of our friend and former colleague Caroline Grifnée, who joined us as Team Manager in 2014 for our Formula Renault 3.5 and Formula E programmes. pic.twitter.com/K8uwcGAbAN
— DAMS (@damsracing) February 1, 2021
So sad to read this. She was such a great person and she was part of a year in my career I will never forget. All my condolences to the family and my friends in @damsracing . Stay strong team. 💪
– Carlos Sainz (@ Carlossainz55) February 1, 2021
Caroline Grifnée, daughter of art – her father Victor was a well-known rally driver – started racing with karts and then participated in various endurance races in the magnificent setting of Spa Francorchamps in Belgium. Caroline proved to have a great handle not only at the wheel, but also at the low wall by taking on strategic roles on behalf of the team Dams in Formula Renault and Formula E.