MotoGP

Rossi crash update

World Champ goes under the knife to repair broken shin

See the Valentino Rossi Mugello crash video.

FROM FIAT YAMAHA:

"After undergoing further medical checks at the Careggi Hospital Emergency Centre and afterwards at the CTO (Centro Traumatologico Ortopedico) in Florence, it has been decided that Valentino Rossi will undergo an operation this afternoon on his fractured right shinbone. He is going under anaesthetic now and a further update will be sent once the operation has finished.

Rossi crashed in practice for the Italian Grand Prix in Mugello this morning, suffering a displaced and exposed fracture to the third medium of the right shinbone.

We'll keep you updated.

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