Former 250cc frontman returns and departs in style
FORMER 250cc frontrunner Ralf Waldmann fell off during the early stages of the 250GP while making a dramatic return to racing at Donington Park this weekend. It's been nine years since the likeable German secured his last victory; this time Waldmann was stand-in for injured rider Vladimir Leonov. The 43-year-old was running slicks on a damp track, which proved to be the undoing of the veteran racer. Waldmann admits to clipping the white line while under braking; a mistake that was to catch out Jorge Lorenzo in the MotoGP race later in the day."I hit the white line and then that was it. The bike was too damaged to rejoin the race. I've probably made a little history today, but in any event, I had huge fun."
We salute him. 10/10 for bottle, Ralf.
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