John Hopkins could miss the next round at Donington Park after breaking his right foot at Monza
JOHN HOPKINS has suffered another career setback after breaking his right foot in the opening race at Monza.The Crescent Fixi Suzuki rider suffered a huge high-side after only a couple of laps in the opening race.
Immediately after the crash the American was taken for an X-ray, which revealed a fracture in his foot along with some torn muscles in his left hip.
“That was not a good weekend," said Hopper. "I got pretty banged up in the first race crash and damaged my left hip and broke a bone in my right foot. I don’t know what happened because the bike suddenly let go without any warning. It’s a big shame because I had been really looking forward to this weekend and continuing my improvement. Today’s conditions were treacherous and all the changes of weather didn’t help at all. There was no way we could ride on the wets, so the right decisions were made.”
The accident could see Hopkins miss the next round at Donington Park this weekend. The team will make a decision later in the week on whether they need to substitute Hopper after the severity of his injury has been determined.
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