Ruben Xaus' love-hate relationship with the Portimao circuit in Portugal continued with three days of testing this weekend after he suffered a spectacular accident.

The Spaniard has always shown good speed at Portimao since it debuted on the calendar in 2008, but he crashed out of the race in its first year before breaking his leg in the 2009 edition of the race.

Returning to action this weekend for the first time since that injury, the BMW rider's comeback didn't go entirely to plan, as these pictures show.

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