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Jun 21, 2014

​Medical Update From The Triumph Superbike Classic At Barber Motorsports Park (Spoiler Alert)

Garrett Gerloff (8) broke a bone in his left forearm in a crash Saturday and will not be racing Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park. Photo by Brian J. Nelson/AMA Pro Racing.

Bobby Fong, Jake Gagne, Garrett Gerloff, Kenny Riedmann and Joe Roberts crashed during AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike Race One Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park.

Fong crashed on lap three and required medical attention trackside, causing the race to be red-flagged. He was given medical clearance to restart the race, but after the race he told that he was going to have concussion symptoms checked out.

Gagne and Gerloff both fell in a multi-bike, chain-reaction incident on the first lap of the restart. Gagne was uninjured, but Gerloff suffered a fractured radius bone in his left forearm. Gerloff has withdrawn from the remainder of the event.

Riedmann said he got pushed wide in the fast Turn 9/10 chicane on the back straightaway, causing him to crash at high speed. The Canadian said he suffered torn ligaments in his left foot/ankle area, but he will try to ride on Sunday.

Roberts was uninjured in his crash.

Cameron Beaubier, Martin Cardenas, Roger Hayden and Chris Ulrich all crashed during Superbike Race One Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park.

Beaubier, Cardenas and Hayden all crashed in the Turn 13-14 area and all were uninjured.

Ulrich caught a false neutral going into Turn One, tucked the front while trying to slow down, crashed and tumbled into the Airfence. Ulrich needed medical attention, which brought out a red flag. He suffered a deep abrasion in his left elbow that required stitches to close. Ulrich said he will try to race on Sunday.

Corey Alexander lost the front and crashed in Turn Five during SuperSport Race One. He was able to pick up his bike and continue in the race. His team told that he was uninjured and will race on Sunday.

This report includes only those riders who were known by to have crashed in Saturday's races.

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