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TT crash has ended 2010 season for Conor cummins

The race had to be re-started after, on lap three of the original six-lap Senior, Wilson Craig Honda rider Guy Martin crashed heavily at Ballagarey. His bike burst into flames, bringing out the red flag so fire engines could attend.

Despite initial fears for Martin, the popular racer was reported to be conscious and talking at the scene and was airlifted to hospital with chest injuries and minor fractures to his upper spine.
It has now been confirmed he is due to leave Noble's Hospital in the Isle of Man today or tomorrow.

Karsten Schmidt, who crashed during the first Supersport race, has been moved to a hospital in his native Germany. Sidecar passenger Joseph Shardlow remains in hospital, where his condition is described as comfortable and improving, while Pete Alton requires further treatment on a leg injury.



Related Pictures

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Conor Cummins, on the McAdoo Kawasaki Superbike, starts the 2010 Isle of Man TT Senior race, which would see the Manxman sustain season-ending injuries in a high-speed crash
Bruce Anstey celebrates winning the Formula 1 race at the Classic TT
James Hillier, Bruce Anstey and Russ Mountford at the Classic TT
Bruce Anstey on his way to victory in the Motorsport Merchandise Formula 1 race at the Classic TT
Lee Johnston on the Black Eagle Racing MV Agusta at the Classic TT
Lee Johnston
Michael Dunlop on the Team Classic Suzuki XR69
John McGuinness on the Paton at the Classic TT
Ian Lougher at the Classic TT
Ian Lougher at the Classic TT
Bruce Anstey on the YZR500 at the Classic TT
Bruce Anstey on the YZR500 Yamaha at the Classic TT
Bruce Anstey on the YZR500 Yamaha at the Classic TT
Stephen McIlvenna at the Manx Grand Prix
Michael Dunlop at the Classic TT
Bruce Anstey on the YZR500 Yamaha at the Classic TT
Guy Martin celebrates his Dundrod 150 Superbike win with the Tyco Suzuki team
Guy Martin on the Tyco Suzuki at the Ulster Grand Prix

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kwikkwak

June 15, 2010 12:38 PM

So glad to hear that Conor is relatively ok and will be on the mend.But have to say i am disappointed in Crash's coverage of his crash and subsequent condition.Had to search various sites to find out how he was.But nice to see that Crash have got their priorities right and report on the highly important issues such as a poll to see who we think will win this years MotoGP Cahmpionship......

Manxie - Unregistered

June 15, 2010 12:51 PM

I don't think you can hold crash at fault because the tt organisers and isle of man hospital have refused to issue any information until today - as you said, you had to search for information, that's because there was none available. Would it have been better for crash to speculate and get it wrong, just so you could drool over the salacious detail of inaccurate information?



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