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Austin MotoGP: Dislocated finger for Cal Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow suffers dislocated finger in Austin MotoGP accident.
Updated: Ducati has announced that Cal Crutchlow's Austin MotoGP hand injuries are not as bad as first feared.

After being taken to the medical centre with a suspected broken hand, the Englishman has been diagnosed with a dislocated little finger:

Crutchlow had earlier pitted for a new rear tyre and was running in last place when he suffered the big fall at turn two, on lap 13 of 21.

The Englishman immediately removed his glove and began checking his right hand, before being carried away on a stretcher. Crutchlow will now aim to be fit for the new event in Argentina on April 25-27.

There was better news on the other side of the garage with team-mate Andrea Dovizioso claiming his and Ducati's first podium since 2012.


Tagged as: Ducati , Cal Crutchlow

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TrueFan

April 13, 2014 9:36 PM

"Crutchlow now faces a fight to be fit for the new event in Argentina on April 25-27." well, that's an understatement. It's hard enough to ride a Desmosedici, much harder with a broken hand...

mrfill

April 14, 2014 12:30 AM

SwissJudge:
AmIEviL: @TrueFan He doesn't have a Broken Hand...
The first report stated that he had a broken hand. Then it was revealed that his hand was in fact dislocated. A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing. And I think that in your case AmIEvil it applies 100% You are as sharp as a spoon... :-)
I think you'll find it is a dislocated little finger, not hand. :) Here's a stone..... Now you see that glass house there....



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