Sunday, June 6

ROSSI BREAKS LEG

Words: Todd S

Valentino Rossi sustained the worst injury of his career in a crash during free practice two at his home GP. Rossi had to have his leg operated on after the high speed crash. See it here MotoGP video link

He is expected to be out for at least six weeks. This will be the first race the world champion has not started since he began GP racing in 1996.

Dani Pedrosa qualified in pole position. Championship leader Jorge Lorenzo is joined by Casey Stoner on the front row for the race which starts at midnight NZ time.

More of the story here. MotoGP web link