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Michael Guy  says:

Disability forces Toseland’s racing retirement

Double World Superbike Champion, James Toseland is retiring from professional motorcycle racing with immediate effect following a visit to Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mike Hayton, yesterday. The visit confirmed Toseland’s worst fears that the damage sustained to his right wrist during a testing crash at Aragon earlier this year is irreparable and no amount of physiotherapy can repair the injury. The crash...

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ThePornstar

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ThePornstar says:

Always a Gent.....

Sorry to hear that news JT, Be rightly proud of what you have achieved. I will remember a bloke that was down to earth enough in his 1st WSB championship winning year to come along and play the paino and have a crack in the Kentagon with us club racers And also your first MotoGP where only Lorenzo stop you getting pole, but you were still bashing handlebars on the first lap....! Quality.

A role model for any up and coming racer.

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mathsman

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mathsman says:

Farewell James

A very sad loss to racing. A determined racer if there ever was one.

Good luck for the future James

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Coyote88

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Coyote88 says:

Congratulations

On having such a great career and entertaining us with your talent, we for one will miss cheering you on.

I bet you a £5 you still have the most fans wearing t-shirts at Silverstone next year, see you there.

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Carlosoul

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Carlosoul says:

Once a biker...

always a biker, sad news James but thankfully you will always be able to ride even if it is not on a track at such a high level.

All the best

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shep675

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shep675 says:

top brit

Keep rocking James , best brit of the last decade ....2 wsb chamionships No more to say..

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stormrider66

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stormrider66 says:

JT

Really sad to hear the news JT, I want to thank you for the great racing over the years and all the best for the future mate.

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phinmac

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phinmac says:

JT

Best wishes J.T. YOU should get some parade laps on a Duck with HMC colors! Heal up man!

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andrewhurrell07

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TRUE PRO.

What a shame JT has to retire he will be missed true proffesional,true gentleman.

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motoking

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motoking says:

OMG

goodness. i'm breathless to read this. just like mick doohan i guess....

it's tough for him. very tough. and now he must think about what job he must do to feed his family. may God bless him. goodluck toseland. you're a good rider.

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CosherB

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CosherB says:

sad news

a dreadful way to end a career.  you're a double World Champion and no-one can take that away from you.  all the very best for the future.

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