2 killed at motorcycle school at Daytona International Speedway

Rick Shaw, Eric Desy die in crash

Published On: Oct 18 2013 02:19:33 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 18 2013 07:35:15 PM EDT
Rick Shaw
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -

Two riders died on Daytona International Speedway’s road course after colliding during a private motorcycle school session, officials confirmed to Local 6 on Friday.

Instructor Rick Shaw, 65, of Port Orange, and student Eric Desy crashed Thursday in Speedway Turn 2 during a Team Hammer Advanced Riding School training session, officials said.

The two men become the 38th and 39th racing-related deaths at the Speedway.

Team Hammer rented the 3.51-mile road course from the Speedway for the riding school.