World Superbike -WSBK – Suzuki – Kagayama defies pain
Team Suzuki Alstare Brux rider Yukio Kagayama ignored the pain from two broken bones in his right foot and ankle to qualify 13th in the seventh-round World Superbike Superpole at Miller Motorsport Park in America. Yesterday's visit to the hospital in Tooele, revealed broken bones in his right heel and ankle and he was advised not to race this weekend. The doctors also said that the normal recovery time for this kind of injury is six months! But Kagayama was determined to ride and after consultations with the Clinica Mobile and the local doctors he persuaded them all to let him try to ride in the morning qualifying and the reassess the situation afterwards.