Jun 15, 2001
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Anthony Gobert crashed his Yamaha YZF-R7 in the first half of the first Superbike qualifying session at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire Friday afternoon.<BR><BR>The session was red-flagged and restarted after Gobert was transported to Concord Hospital for X-rays.<BR><BR>According to Yamaha Crew Chief Tom Houseworth, Gobert suffered a suspected broken right arm and a suspected hyperextended neck. But, Houseworth said, "everything works."<BR><BR>Gobert crashed in turn eight, a fast right-hand kink in the back section of the course.<BR><BR>Doctors in the Infield Care Center at NHIS later reported that Gobert suffered a compound fracture of his right elbow.<BR><BR>But X-rays at the hospital revealed that Gobert had not broken his elbow, although bone was visible with the skin torn away, and that he did not have a hyperextended neck. But he did separate his shoulder.