Feb 21, 2002
© 2017, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.
(This original, copyrighted material may not be copied, cut and pasted, published or otherwise reproduced in any way in any medium, which means, don’t post this on another website or BBS. If you want somebody else to see this, send, share or tweet a link or post a link to this page.)
Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>A report on motogp.com that John Hopkins crashed his Red Bull Yamaha during testing at Estoril yesterday was incorrect.<BR><BR>The report, also issued via the MotoGP news service, was picked up by several websites in the U.S.<BR><BR>Asked about the reported crash via cell phone, Red Bull Yamaha Manager Peter Clifford said, "It's news to us."<BR><BR>Clifford passed the phone to Hopkins, who said he had run off the track once, but did not fall.