WSB: Camier injured in race one crash

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Leon Camier has been diagonsed with three broken ribs and a lung contusion following a nasty crash in today’s opening World Superbike race at Aragon.

The Red Bull Honda rider fell during the opening stages of the first race and is thought to have been collected by another rider with both Jordi Torres and Lorenzo Savadori also involved in the incident.

The race was red flagged while Camier was tended to trackside and he has since been treated in the medical centre before being transferred to hospital in Alcaniz for further assessments.

An update from the Red Bull Honda team read: 

In an incident during Race 1 at the Aragón WorldSBK round, Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team rider Leon Camier was injured. Leon was attended to by Clinica Mobile staff at MotorLand Aragón circuit and afterwards was sent to Alcañiz Hospital for further assessment. Following the hospital’s prognosis, the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team can confirm he will not participate in Race 2 of the Aragón WorldSBK round and provide the following update on Leon’s condition:

Leon has been diagnosed with a closed chest injury: a fracture of the posterior ribs 9, 10 and 11 on his left side with a lung contusion. His condition is stable.

Leon is conscious and in good spirits and the team would like to thank all his fans and supporters for their well wishes.


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Oli Rushby

By Oli Rushby

Former sports reporter covering British Superbikes, World Superbikes and road racing