KV Racing statement on death of Moraes' father

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- AUGUST 5, 2009 -- Mario Ermirio de Moraes, father of KV Racing Technology driver Mario Moraes (Mario Ermirio de Moraes Filho) passed away late this afternoon in Brazil at Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa. Mario Ermirio de...

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- AUGUST 5, 2009 -- Mario Ermirio de Moraes, father of KV Racing Technology driver Mario Moraes (Mario Ermirio de Moraes Filho) passed away late this afternoon in Brazil at Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa.

Mario Ermirio de Moraes was born August 1, 1958. He is survived by his wife, Nidia Maria Faustino de Moraes, son, Mario Ermirio de Moraes Filho and daughters Fabiana Faustino de Moraes and Natalia Faustino de Moraes.

Viewing is schedule for tomorrow, Thursday, August 6, at 7:00 a.m. at Salao Nobre do Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa, Rua Maestro Cardim, 769, 1 andar, bloco 1 - Bairro Bela Vista, Sao Paulo.

The burial is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, August 6, at 3:30 p.m. at Cemiterio Sao Paulo, na rua Cardeal Arcoverde, n 1217 Bairro Pinheiros, Sao Paulo.

Statement from KV Racing Technology co-owners Kevin Kalkhoven and Jimmy Vasser:

"On behalf of the entire KV Racing Technology organization we wish to express our deepest sympathy to Senhora Nidia Maria Faustino de Moraes, Mario, his sisters Fabiana and Natalia and the entire family for their loss."

-credit: kvrt

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Kevin Kalkhoven , Mario Moraes
Teams KV Racing Technology