Fixi Crescent Suzuki has confirmed that Leon Camier has escaped serious injury following his spectacular high-speed tumble towards the end of the first World Superbike race at the Nurburgring.

The Englishman has been making impressive progress up the order from an 11th place starting position and was tussling with Sylvain Guintoli for fifth when he hit oil deposited by Federico Sandi's expired Pedercini Kawasaki at the high-speed Schumacher S.

With both man and machine barrelling off the circuit, Camier - along with Jonathan Rea, who also crashed on the oil - was taken to hospital for checks on a potential neck injury.

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Fortunately for him, the scans proved negative and he was given the all-clear. He will now be assessed in the coming days to determine whether he will be fit to ride in Turkey in two weeks' time.

Disappointment for Camier, who was closing on Guintoli when he crashed, team manger Paul Denning was relieved that his rider was mostly unharmed in the frightening accident, but joined PATA Honda in raising concerns that oil flags were not being waved at that corner.

"At Silverstone earlier this month the FIXI Crescent Suzuki showed its potential and again here Leon raced right on the pace of the podium battle, but the frightening accident with two laps to go in race one, put everything into perspective and meant that our only focus was on Leon's condition - which initially was very concerning.

"It's important to be calm in these situations, but we do have concerns as to why the bike that caused the oil slick was even out there on the track, given certain information that we have, and why there wasn't clear warning of the oil for the approaching riders or even a red flag - as there was in race two. We'll speak to the Race Direction to see if these matters can be explained and hopefully improved in the future.

"The team is relieved that Leon's injuries don't appear to be too serious, but we also send our best wishes to Johnny Rea who also through no fault of his own was involved in the crash."