Kawasaki Racing Team Official Press Release

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 23:00 GMT
Kawasaki Racing Team Official Press Release

We wish to publish the following updated press release from the Kawasaki Racing Team about the medical situation of Joan Lascorz, following the crash at the Imola circuit during official World Superbike practice yesterday April 2nd at noon.

Yesterday at 23.30 the surgery to put the vertebra into the right place was successfully finished, due to the impact the vertebra was moved partly damaging the spine.

Today at 9.30 the rider was asleep. Today at 10.00 a TAC was carried out to evaluate the range of the damage.

The medical service of the Hospital Maggiore di Bologna and the medical team that will take care of Joan in Barcelona are in contact to manage his transportation as soon as possible.

The Spanish motorbike federation is already managing the logistics and operations in order to be ready when doctors decide to proceed with transportation.

This afternoon more news will be released.