Crutchlow breaks ankle in Australia practice crash

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Crutchlow breaks ankle in Australia practice crash

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Crutchlow breaks ankle in Australia practice crash

LCR Honda Castrol’s Cal Crutchlow suffered a broken ankle in a heavy crash that ruled him out for the rest of the Phillip Island race weekend.

Crutchlow was running fifth in Friday’s FP2 when he crashed at Turn 1 with 15 minutes remaining in the session.

After heading to the circuit medical center, Crutchlow was diagnosed with a bimalleolar fracture and anterior tibia part right ankle fracture. The 32-year-old was taken to Melbourne Alfred City Hospital where he will undergo surgery.

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