Menu
Card image cap

COOK READY TO DEFY BROKEN WRIST

Great Britain racer Craig Cook has pledged to race on, despite suffering a broken bone in his wrist at the Monster Energy SON Finals.

22 / 07 / 2019, 18:58

Great Britain racer Craig Cook has pledged to race on, despite suffering a broken bone in his wrist at the Monster Energy FIM Speedway of Nations Finals in Togliatti on Saturday.

The Cumbrian visited hospital on his return to the UK for checks today, where the break to his capitate – the largest of his wrist bones – was confirmed.

Cook sustained the injury when he collided with Robert Lambert in heat four of Final 1, battling through the pain to six points on Saturday, before managing four on day 2 on Sunday. Lambert sustained whiplash injuries to his neck and was ruled out of Sunday’s meeting.

Despite the fracture, the stand-in GB skipper is pledging to line up for SGB Championship side Glasgow at home to Eastbourne on Tuesday.

He said: “Just back from hospital and unfortunately I have fractured the capitate in my left wrist. I still have ok strength and movement so I will be strapped up and ready to go for Glasgow tomorrow evening. Thanks again for the support over the weekend.”

 

Card image cap

ZAGAR, IVERSEN & FRICKE BOOK SGP 2020 PLACES

Matej Zagar, Niels-Kristian Iversen and Max Fricke claim the first three guaranteed places for SGP 2020 at the GP Challenge in Gorican.

Card image cap

MICHELSEN: READY FOR SGP TEST

Mikkel Michelsen races for a place in the 2020 FIM Speedway Grand Prix series in Gorican tonight and declared “we are ready for it."

Card image cap

EKSTRALIGA | BRILLIANT BARTEK SAVES GORZOW

Polish ace Bartosz Zmarzlik raced to an heroic 17 points as Gorzow rescued a 45-45 draw at home to Częstochowa in the PGE Ekstraliga.

Card image cap

VACULIK SEEKING GORICAN GUARANTEE

Slovak star Martin Vaculik is determined ensure he won’t need another FIM Speedway Grand Prix wild card with a top-three finish in Gorican.

Card image cap

LAMBERT READY FOR THE CHALLENGE

Great Britain racer Robert Lambert has declared himself fit for a huge weekend of action as he prepares for Saturday’s GP Challenge.

Card image cap

ROSSITER RESIGNS AS LIONS BOSS

Great Britain team manager Alun Rossiter has stepped down after six seasons in charge of the Lions.

Card image cap

DUDEK SALUTES SWEDE'S RAPID REACTIONS

Patryk Dudek admits Freddie Lindgren more than justified his ‘Fast Freddie’ nickname, when the Swede narrowly avoided running him over.

Card image cap

ELITSERIEN | MAXIMUMS FOR VETLANDA'S SGP DUO

SGP duo Bartosz Zmarzlik and Artem Laguta both raced to maximums for Vetlanda as they snatched top spot from Vastervik with a 56-34 win.