It’s bad news for Britain’s top MX2 rider Ben Watson. A big crash in Free Practice at the MXGP of Germany has resulted in a broken hand that will see him out for the rest of the weekend. Yamaha Racing have released this brief statement:
“@BenWatsonMX will miss the remainder of the German Grand Prix after breaking his hand in the first practice session. More on his injury and an update on his return will be shared when available. On behalf of #YamahaRacing, we are wishing Ben a quick recovery!”
The extent of the injury and how long he will need off the bike is not yet known.