MotoGP » Ben Spies accident caused by 'broken swingarm'


"Had a solid 4th wrapped up till the swingarm decided to break" - Ben Spies.

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daynal - Unregistered

July 30, 2012 12:05 AM

Tut tut Yamaha not good enough. On the same lap i believe that Stoner passed Lorenzo for the lead.

Never been a big fan of Spies but this has to be one of the uncanniest seasons for any motorcycle racer that i have ever witnessed

Neville - Unregistered

July 30, 2012 12:07 AM

Don-R...lets not forget that Spies is not leaving Yamaha by choice. He is leaving because Yamaha don't want him.

He says he's sick of it, and im sure Yamaha feel the same too.

Pop-N-Fresh - Unregistered

July 30, 2012 12:08 AM

This is inexplicable.

A broken swingarm (or mount) on a grand prix motorcycle manufactured by the factory themselves?

Is there a conspiracy at Yamaha to kill Spies?

Broken / cracked subframe - Rear tyres with huge chunks of rubber missing from it - and now a broken weld on a swingarm mount?

Really?

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