WSBK » Brett McCormick seriously hurt in Assen accident

Brett McCormick suffers spine, face, eye and hand injuries in a horrendous accident during the second World Superbike race at Assen.

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April 22, 2012 7:23 PM

I thought it looked a nasty one, though the commentary team made little of it at the time.

Best wishes to Brett for a full and speedy recovery.

ANDREW SHERIF - Unregistered

April 22, 2012 7:46 PM

Thats two serious crashes that have resulted in c spine fractures!!

I wonder if the "hans device" would help!
maybe it would be a hindrance,or maybe the tech-air suit (airbag suit) should become mandatory in motorcycle racing.

Dave Chapman - Unregistered

April 22, 2012 8:28 PM

I was stunned by this accident, mostly because of how ridiculous the cause was. He got run off the track by Carlos Checa who was a lap down and tearing around the track with fresh tyres on. I think it's terribly unfair that Mark Aitchison was placed under investigation for slightly balking Smrz while being lapped yet Checa's behaviour seems to have gone unnoticed.

But it was a horrible looking accident, I hope Brett makes a speedy recovery.

Kiyo Rulz - Unregistered

April 22, 2012 8:30 PM

Get well soon Brett, it's horrible to hear of another bad accident so soon after Lascorz's crash.


April 22, 2012 8:30 PM

It looked horrible, I cringed when I saw it.

There is no point blaming Checa, he was a bit erratic but it was a racing incident, when Checa was setting fastest lap after fastest lap.

I hope Brett can make a full and speedy recovery.

Graeme - Unregistered

April 22, 2012 8:44 PM

Jesus..what the hell was Checa doing? Totally unneccessary.
Let's just hope the kid makes a full recovery.
Best wishes to Brett.

irish fans. - Unregistered

April 22, 2012 8:49 PM

we never like to hear this sort of news, but we all wish brett good luck and a speedy recovery. this guy is seriously fast in the saddle and we want to see back in it we say here.....keep her lit!!!!

Caroline - Unregistered

April 22, 2012 9:22 PM

Our Best Wishes to Brett to make a full recovery. Its ashame we had to have another rider hurt so soon after Joan..but I guess thats the risk these guys take.

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