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Jun 24, 2001

Spies Undergoes Successful Surgery On Collarbone

Young gun Ben Spies, 16, underwent surgery Friday afternoon at Dr. Dave Kieffer's Gem City Bone & Joint clinic in Laramie, Wyoming, to plate the collarbone Spies broke during 750cc Supersport practice at Loudon, New Hampshire a week earlier.<BR><BR>Spies expects to race at Laguna Seca in two weeks.<BR><BR>Dr. Kieffer, a racer as well as an orthopedic surgeon, competes in selected AMA Pro Thunder events.