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Honda withdraw Guy Martin from NW200 Superstock race

Honda Racing release statement after John McGuinness crash.

Honda have chosen to withdraw Guy Martin from one of his first international road races in two years after his team-mate John McGuinness suffered a crash in Superbike qualifying.

The full statement from Honda Racing, released just moments ago on their website states:

“During Superbike qualifying at the North West 200 today, Honda Racing’s John McGuinness was involved in an incident at Primrose Hill.

Within a short time of the incident John was transported by ambulance to Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast where he is currently undergoing treatment for a suspected broken right leg.

As is standard procedure following such an incident, John’s motorcycle is being held by race organisers after which time it will be released to the team.

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As the team is unable to analyse John’s bike before this evening’s Superstock race, the Honda Racing team has opted to withdraw Guy Martin’s entry in today’s Superstock race as a precaution.

The Honda Racing team and John would like to thank the prompt action of the marshals, circuit staff and emergency services.”

Despite Honda’s withdrawal, racing will take place this evening from 1745 BST and is broadcast live through the BBC.

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  • @HondaRacingCBR Think the whole guy martin comeback thing is a bit of a fizzer

  • Darron Greatrex

    honda pulling guy martin ive herd some porky’s in my time but this takes the biscuit