World supersport result and report on Craig Jone accident
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World supersport result and report on Craig Jone accident
Supersport - Aggregate
Update: August 03, 2008, 18.10 PM ET

1 65 Rea J. (GBR) Honda CBR600RR 22'29.935 (148,087 kph)
2 18 Jones C. (GBR) Honda CBR600RR 0.209
3 88 Pitt A. (AUS) Honda CBR600RR 0.664
4 23 Parkes B. (AUS) Yamaha YZF-R6 2.816
5 25 Brookes J. (AUS) Honda CBR600RR 6.789
6 77 Veneman B. (NED) Suzuki GSX-R600 9.094
7 69 Nannelli G. (ITA) Honda CBR600RR 15.048
8 55 Roccoli M. (ITA) Yamaha YZF-R6 15.623
9 27 Frost R. (GBR) Triumph 675 18.393
10 33 Kennaugh H. (RSA) Yamaha YZF-R6 19.528
11 22 Plater S. (GBR) Triumph 675 20.034
12 105 Vizziello G. (ITA) Honda CBR600RR 22.696
13 31 Kallio V. (FIN) Honda CBR600RR 25.049
14 26 Lascorz J. (ESP) Honda CBR600RR 27.102
15 81 Gowland G. (GBR) Honda CBR600RR 35.504
16 199 Dell'Omo D. (ITA) Honda CBR600RR 39.023
17 53 Smart M. (NZL) Honda CBR600RR 40.820
18 19 Szkopek P. (POL) Triumph 675 43.635
19 14 Lagrive M. (FRA) Honda CBR600RR 46.776
20 30 Günther J. (GER) Honda CBR600RR 47.298
21 44 Salom D. (ESP) Yamaha YZF-R6 47.353
22 117 Sacchetti D. (ITA) Honda CBR600RR 48.191
23 34 Nemeth B. (HUN) Honda CBR600RR 49.480
24 12 Hidalgo J. (ESP) Yamaha YZF-R6 54.083
25 37 De Angelis W. (RSM) Honda CBR600RR 59.436
26 28 Scambia R. (ITA) Triumph 675 1'20.165
27 4 Alfonsi L. (ITA) Honda CBR600RR 1'44.305
28 51 Barragan S. (ESP) Honda CBR600RR 1'55.509
RET 5 Harris K. (GBR) Yamaha YZF-R6
RET 21 Fujiwara K. (JPN) Kawasaki ZX-6R
RET 8 Aitchison M. (AUS) Triumph 675
RET 126 Martin C. (GBR) Kawasaki ZX-6R
RET 127 Harms R. (DEN) Honda CBR600RR
RET 11 Holland R. (AUS) Honda CBR600RR
RET 83 Van Keymeulen D. (BEL) Suzuki GSX-R600
RET 17 Praia M. (POR) Honda CBR600RR
RET 3 McConnell B. (AUS) Kawasaki ZX-6R

During the FIM Supersport World Championship race at Brands Hatch today, rider Craig Jones (Team Parkalgar Honda) crashed at Clark Curve and appeared to be struck by a following rider, sustaining a serious head injury. The race was immediately stopped.

Craig was initially treated at the scene by the MSVR Medical Team, and was then transferred to the Circuit Medical Centre for further assessment and treatment before being flown by the Kent Air Ambulance to the Royal London Hospital, which is the leading trauma centre in the region.

Further information will be released when available
03-08-2008, 06:59 PM
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RE: World supersport result and report on Craig Jone accident
The following is from Craig Jones' team...

Parkalgar Honda’s Craig Jones has been taken to the Royal London hospital after a crash during the ninth round of the World Supersport Championship at Brands Hatch in Kent today.

The 23-year-old Peterborough based Brit was fighting for the race lead when the accident happened at Clark Curve. The race was stopped and red-flagged with the result going back to the previous lap as medical staff attended him on the track.

Simon Buckmaster, Parkalgar Honda Team Manager: “Craig was treated trackside by the medical staff before being transferred by air-ambulance to the Royal London Hospital. He has a serious head injury and the doctors have placed him in a pharmacological coma to stabilise his condition. We will not know any more for at least 24 or 48-hours – all our thoughts are with him and his family.

“I would like to thank the medical staff for their attention and also the well-wishers for their thoughts. We shall update the news on Craig’s condition as and when we can.”
03-08-2008, 10:49 PM
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Just heard, that he lost his battle in the early hours of this morning. Thoughts go out to his loved ones and family.
Would just like to say, thanks for the memorys, you were great to watch!
04-08-2008, 10:13 AM
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I'm so sorry to hear this.He was so young and such a great rider. My heart goes out to his family and friends.
I would also like to express my sympathy for the other rider involved, who was blameless, but must be feeling terrible.
Ours is a cruel sport sometimes.
04-08-2008, 10:18 AM
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