WSBK » PICS: Checa hospitalised by Phillip Island K.O

Carlos Checa is briefly knocked unconscious in an accident at Phillip Island, but otherwise escapes major injury.

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February 25, 2013 10:46 AM

Notice how Melandri immediately ran to help Checa and check if he's allright. That's manners, that's sportsmanship.

Somehow I would not expect that to happen in MotoGP...


February 25, 2013 5:52 AM
Last Edited 1006 days ago

yeah, that was all pilot error. watch the replay. checa overcooked it attempting what i've dubbed "assen-pass" (ie. slingshoting 'round T15 @ van drenthe). looks good on paper. he was in full "gary rothwell" (ie. nose wheelie).seconds before clouting melandri.

The Bad Guy - Unregistered

February 24, 2013 6:30 PM

Almost looked like a Brake Failure but Checa was making big passes on that corner so mabey he did brake too late,Hopefully he will make a quick recovery,Nasty looking Crash.

Boo - Unregistered

February 24, 2013 1:57 PM


India was supposed to be between PI and Aragon before it was put back, then Aragon was delayed by a week to avoid a clash with MotoGP

AntG - Unregistered

February 24, 2013 1:33 PM

Why is there such a big gap between races? The last time there wasn't a full month or more between the first and second meetings was 2009.

Lets hope Carlos is back to normal.

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