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Mar 30, 2001

Team Honda Issues Update On Injured Riders

American Honda Racing Manager Chuck Miller called Roadracing World March 28 with an update on the team's injured riders.<BR><BR>Kurtis Roberts recently went to see Dr. Arthur Ting to have his left hand, injured in the Pace car incident at Daytona, evaluated. According to Miller, Roberts' hand was not broken and will be 100% for upcoming tests at Road Atlanta.<BR><BR>Miller said that Nicky Hayden has not made his first post-surgery follow-up visit to Dr. Ting, who operated on Hayden's left hand to repair a broken scaphoid two days after the Daytona 200. Hayden is scheduled to see Dr. Ting again on Friday, March 30.<BR><BR>It is not known at this point if Hayden will be able to ride in the April 10-12 Road Atlanta tests, but Hayden has told Roadracing World that he will compete in the next AMA Superbike round, scheduled for May 4-6 at Sears Point Raceway in Sonoma, California.<BR>