Zef Eisenberg death: Motorsport UK issues statement regarding fatal accident

Motorsport UK has issued a statement relating to the crash that took the life of motorsport daredevil Zef Eisenberg

Zef Eisenberg

YESTERDAY the motorsport community lost a record-breaking land speed record holder and racer Zef Eisenberg.

Today, Motorsport UK has released a statement regarding Eisenberg’s passing and the incident that claimed his life.

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The statement confirms that at the time of the crash, Eisenberg was driving a highly modified Porsche supercar that had already achieved speeds of over 210mph at Pendine sands last year. The event Eisenberg was taking part in was organised by Straightliners, who run high-speed events and record attempts on two and four wheels.

The press release also goes on to confirm that Motorsport UK, the event organisers, and local police have begun a full investigation into the circumstances regarding the incident, adding that more information will be provided once initial findings are available.

Unconfirmed eye-witness reports suggest Eisenberg’s Porsche veered off the runway at high-speed towards the end of the run.

Eisenberg riding his high-powered Suzuki Hayabusa he used for speed records

Who was Zef Eisenberg?

Zef was a Guernsey resident and founder of the Maximuscle fitness brand. He was a record-breaker on two and four wheels, racing cars, bikes, and even a high-power quad at events the world over. Among his collection of bikes was the self-designed Eisenberg V8, a near-500bhp machine with an engine that was two Hayabusa units fused together. Other notable machines included a gas turbine motorcycle with a top speed of over 230mph.

Zef leaves behind his partner Mirella D’Antonio and two children.

Visordown’s thoughts are with his family, friends, and his team at this time.