Guy Martin crashes out of NW200

"I had a really stiff neck after the crash and I had taken a bit of a battering so it was best to sit it out. I’ll be grand for the TT."

Posted: 21 May 2012
by Visordown News
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GUY MARTIN was lucky to escape with minor cuts and bruises after a big crash in the first Supersport race at the NW200.

Tyco Suzuki's Martin lost the front of his GSX-R600 on the run along the Coast Road between the Railway Bridge and Black Hill. Team boss Philip Neill made the decision to sideline Martin for the rest of the NW200 races, after the Lincolnshire man took a heavy blow to his head.

The popular road racing star said: “I’m disappointed to miss out on the meeting and pretty frustrated as I didn’t feel I was doing anything wrong when I tucked the front, even though the bike does get a bit unsettled through that bumpy section. I had a really stiff neck after the crash and I had taken a bit of a battering so it was best to sit it out. I’ll be grand for the TT.”



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Hot mug o' tea and he'll be right!

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 12:31

Brew time Guy & REST Your Fans will be supporting you Good Luck & SAFETY in TT Guy X

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 14:49

Best of luck and safe riding in the TT from U.S., Guy!

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 15:01

you should stick to your push bike guy lol
best of luck at the t.t.

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 15:42

Huh?.. someone actually understood Guy during an interview!?.. :-)

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 02:41

good decision to take time out Chief as all the fans on the Island will be delighted to see u next week rest up and have some much needed relaxing time and look forward to seeing you safe and sound flying down Glencrutchery Road love and best wishes the Denton Famuly in Douglas xx

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 09:08

hope Guy's ok for the TT.a strong brew will numb it a bit.

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 16:18

Did you like that won?

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 21:18

Glad ya OK, Good luck at the TT see ya there

Posted: 23/05/2012 at 11:36

Wonder if the bike is for sale?

Posted: 23/05/2012 at 11:46

Guy Hope ur Okay All the best at the TT I'll be watching u take ur first win no pressure Cheers Alex

Posted: 23/05/2012 at 19:51

Most of that will buff out.

Posted: 24/05/2012 at 00:39

your supposed to suck the rabbits out the hedges not join em ya daft bugger

see you tonight at TT

Posted: 26/05/2012 at 15:05

Hope to see and Take some fantastic Shots of Guy at the TT Looking forward to a full week of Photographs :) hope All the riders and Fans stay Safe :)

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 15:03

Jeeeez. That looks like hell. Glad you were Ok and ran the TT. Look forward to seeing you run next year. Enjoy all the tea.....

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 00:58

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