Terrible news coming from Mexico has made drivers and teams stand in solidarity with the victims. They have asked for help for those that have been affected and showed their support through social networks.
“Shocked by everything that has happened in my country. But also very proud of our people”. With this message Alfonso Celis Jr asked for help for the victims through Instagram. “It’s now time to unite and support our affected brothers”, he said.
Alfonso Celis has shared this interactive map showing landslides, shelters, hospitals and volunteering and has asked his followers to spread it.
— Alfonso Celis (@FonsoCelisJr) 21 de septiembre de 2017
Diego Menchaca was proud to announce that one of his sponsors has opened telephone lines to help those who have been affected.
The Mexican driver has encouraged his Twitter followers to donate through Unifin:
— Diego Menchaca (@diegomenchaca_) 20 de septiembre de 2017
Search and rescue operations have focused on Peten and Zapata. Diego Menchaca has requested to continue with the efforts and has encouraged the rescue team not to give up as he explained in this tweet.
🆘PETEN Y ZAPATA! NO PAREN EL RESCATE‼️Fam. Lance, son amigos personales, están atrapados, SE ESCUCHAN VOCES! No nos rindamos! Son vidas‼️🆘RT
— Diego Menchaca (@diegomenchaca_) 22 de septiembre de 2017
Pietro Fittipaldi has also shown solidarity with the Mexican people and has shared his prayers with the victims and his Mexican fellows.
— Pietro Fittipaldi (@PiFitti) 20 de septiembre de 2017
Lotus Team has shown its consternation with the happenings in “such bright and welcoming country” and has asked its citizens to keep strong. With this image, the team wanted to remind them that they are not alone.
— Lotus Team WS 3.5 (@WSLotusTeam) 20 de septiembre de 2017
Fortec has also shared this tweet through its official account.
Our thoughts with our drivers, fans and friends in #Mexico Sending all our support 🙏♥️
— World Series FV8 3.5 (@WorldSeriesV8) 19 de septiembre de 2017