Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|07-26-2015, 04:50 AM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Stoner breaks leg and shoulder in Suzuka 8Hours crash
Stuck throttle broken scapula fractured tibia explains the Australian
DOUBLE MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner crashed out of whilst leading the Suzuka 8-Hours endurance race which has resulted in a broken leg and shoulder.
The 29-year-old was on his first stint in this year's Suzuka 8-Hours after taking over from team-mate Takumi Takahashi for the #634 Musashi Honda team when his throttle became stuck. At the approach to the hairpin, Stoner went down breaking his left scapula and fracturing his right tibia.
Unfortunately, the Musashi Honda team were unable to retain their Suzuka 8-Hours title as they were then forced to retire as the bike was too badly damage.
Taking to Twitter, Stoner tweeted a photo and said: "Well my #Suzuka8H ended spectacularly!Stuck Throttle = Broken Scapula + Fractured Tibia and a few more tweaks. Sucks!
"Sorry to my team @mickeyvdmark, Takumi Takahashi and the entire crew, they have worked too hard to end it like that. Thank you guys!"
There is currently 1 hour and 10 minutes remaining of the Suzuka 8-Hours Endurance race with MotoGP's Bradley Smith & Pol Espargaro and Katsuyuki Nakasuga currently in first position for the Yamaha Factory Racing team.
Smith and Espargaro to make Suzuka 8-Hour debut
Casey Stoner to make racing comeback in Suzuka 8hr
Casey Stoner to race in Suzuka 8hr?
Suzuka 8-hour bike
Hill joins Haga for Suzuka 8 Hours
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Stoner crash at Suzuka||maxgs||General Discussion (Moto Related)||36||07-30-2015 01:02 PM|