Lucky escape for Moto2 racer at Catalunya

Carmelo Morales uninjured after horrific crash at the end of the Moto2 race at the weekend

Posted: 5 July 2010
by Robin Goodwin

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These are the remnants of Carmelo Morales' Moto2 bike following a huge crash on the start/finish straight at the end of the race.

The sickening crash occured when Morales clipped the rear tyre of Kenny Noyes whilst trying to slipstream him over the line in a battle over seventh position.
 
Thankfully the 31-year-old, who was making his Moto2 debut onboard the Kalex Pons machine was uninjured apart from a scratch to his hand and bruising to his shoulder. He joked with Noyes in the Clinica Mobile following the race.

The course workers had a busy hour with an abundance of crashes that included a pile-up at the first corner and Niccolò Canepa's Scot Honda bursting in to flames.


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