Phillip Island WSB: Bayliss on way to Italy with fractured collarbone and sternum

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Troy Bayliss is currently on his way back to Italy following his day three crash at Phillip Island that saw him break his right collarbone. It has also emerged that the Australian has fractured the end of his sternum bone.

An MRI scan at Melbourne hospital revealing that he has a number of small fractures in both the sternum and right collarbone.

Bayliss will be examined by Ducati’s own doctor when he arrives in Europe, but is expected to make a full recovery in time for the opening round of the championship at Qatar in February although he may have to forgo any further pre season testing.

For full details on Bayliss’ crash and all the news from the Phillip Island WSB test check out next weeks MCN out on 16th January 2008.

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Michael Guy

By Michael Guy

Sports Editor, former 250-racer and adventure rider