Kocinski Injured in YZR-M1 Test

Brent Avis
by Brent Avis
Yamaha's test rider, John Kocinski, is recovering well after successful surgery to repair a broken lower left arm. Kocinski sustained the injury a crash during testing of the YZR-M1 in Barcelona yesterday, Thursday 21st June.

Kocinski had almost completed the third and final day of testing when the accident took place. Sources report that water leaked onto the rear tire from a split hose in the cooling system...

The attending surgeon reported that the operation passed without complication and that Kocinski should be fit to return to testing in approximately one month.

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