Bohuslav Ceplecha

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Bohuslav Ceplecha
Born Bohuslav Ceplecha
6 May 1977
Died 14 July 2012 (aged 35)
Nationality Czech Republic
Occupation Rally co-driver
Semerád/Ceplecha (Rally Bohemia 2012 shakedown)

Bohuslav Ceplecha (Czech pronunciation: [ˈboɦuslaf ˈtsɛplɛxa]; 6 May 1977 – 14 July 2012)[1] was a rally co-driver.[2] He died on 14 July 2012 after a serious accident at Rally Bohemia in the Czech Republic.

He died in a crash in the third stage when driver Martin Semerád lost control of his Lancer and a hit a tree at high speed. Rescue units reached the scene but despite the efforts, Ceplecha's injuries were too severe and he succumbed on the spot. The 22-year-old Semerád, who was taken to a hospital by a helicopter, survived with a minor injury suffering with a clavicle fracture. The 39th edition of the rally was cancelled after the accident.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bohuslav Ceplecha (codriver)". eWRC. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Parkar, Ubaid (14 July 2012). "Co-driver killed in a rally crash in the Czech Republic". F1 Pulse. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Cremer, Antoine (14 July 2012). "Rally: Bohuslav Ceplecha dies in Rally Bohemia". auto.com. Retrieved 17 July 2012.