Crowdfunding page launched for Billy Mongerby Web Editor on 19th April 2017
A crowdfunding page has been created for 17-year-old racing driver Billy Monger, who lost both his lower legs in a crash at Donington Park on Easter Sunday.
The collision happened during a British F4 race, the teenager was airlifted to hospital from the scene and remains in intensive care.
A target of £260,000 has been set, the money will aid his treatment and recuperation from his life-changing injuries. His family and team are also in the process of setting up a trust.
“Billy is a complete one off, a cracking young man with a spark that makes it impossible for anyone not to like him," his team JHR said.
“Full of spirit, Billy is one of those people that instantly lights up a room. His positive, plucky outlook on life is not only hugely endearing but also incredibly inspirational and it’s phenomenal to see how respected and loved Billy is.
“Having always been a fighter Billy has already overcome big hurdles in his career – struggling for budget Billy has fought his way into top flight motor sport, however, we now need your kindness and support to help give Billy and his family the best chance to fight these injuries that will affect Billy’s life so massively."