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Phil West  says:

Major incident at TT involving Guy Martin - updated 4:03pm

Today’s Senior TT has been red flagged – for the first time in its history – following what early reports say is a major incident involving Guy Martin. The incident took place near Balleygary, the ultra-fast section between Union Mills and Glen Vine.    A bike is reported to be on fire and a fire engine has been dispatched, although there is...

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bob the builder

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He has bruised lungs and a few minor fractures

Very lucky man.

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stevekwak

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stevekwak says:

Guy Martin

Get well soon Guy and hope to see you racing again in the near future

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hiho59

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hiho59 says:

Guys Spill...

wishing you a full and speedy recovery.....take it easy now.....top lad ..top rider......

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xenamarauder

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xenamarauder says:

I was just beside myself with worry listening for Manx TT Radio to give us some news this lunchtime. I too had a bad feeling at the start of this race, I don't know why. Thankfully, Guy is okay (and I can breathe again!). Get well very soon, boy! – you'll always be my TT Hero xxx

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Agostini15

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Agostini15 says:

Latest news on Martin,

Just read this on the TT website :

"Maric Thorpe, Accident and Emergency consultant at Noble’s Hospital in the Isle of Man has issued a statement on the condition of Guy Martin, who crashed on lap three of the Senior TT.The statement said:

“I’m pleased to say that Guy Martin has been talking to us throughout his treatment in A&E at Noble’s Hospital. He has bruising to both lungs and some minor fractures in his upper spine, but is otherwise well.”“We expect him to be in hospital for a few days.”

“Guy asked me to pass on his thanks to his fans for all their support – and tell them that this has nothing to do with lack of commitment from him!” "
 

Another website also stated "rumours that the Yorkshireman was distracted by a mug of tea being waved from a trackside kitchen are entirely unfounded." I thought that was pretty funny :-)

 

Looks like he got away with it,lucky man.Yep,we can all breath a sigh of relief now.Time for a cup of tea,anyone want one ?

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superbol

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superbol says:

Get well Get back racing soon sir

Cos I wanna see you back in 100% action mate .That TT WILL be yours oh yes !

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sizzler

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sizzler says:

suckin rabbits....

We ll done Guy , top geeza yorkshires think of ya man !!  hope yu get well soon , who the fu**s gonna sort those rabbits out , i have two heros, rossi is one the tutha is a furry faced f***a on a blade...GET WELL SOON GUY.

 

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sizzler

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sizzler says:

connor cummins down also

get well conor, hope yu mend quicky....give guy a kick up the ass for me !! ps on yer good leg !!!

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bluehaze60

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bluehaze60 says:

thank god they,re ok, i like the tt and ive promised to go there one year ,but i fear that the superbikes are starting to outgrow the roads.

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fireflud

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fireflud says:

best wishes!

Here's wishing you a speedy recovery! Utmost respect to you!

I'm also a little curious - was he wearing the Dainese airbag suit? If so I wonder how effectively it mitigated serious injury.

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