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Jan 16, 2002

Chris Ulrich Injured At Las Vegas

Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>Chris Ulrich broke his right collarbone when he crashed a Honda CBR954RR during a press intro being held today at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.<BR><BR>Ulrich said he highsided when he arrived at an infield corner with no front brakes--following a tankslapper exiting the previous corner--and attempted to slow the bike using the rear brake and downshifts.<BR><BR>Ulrich was at the press intro representing and Roadracing World.<BR><BR>He crashed mid-afternoon, and at post time was being transported to a local hospital for X-rays.<BR><BR>He was initially diagnosed as having a broken collarbone in the infield medical center at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.