Before the final race of the 2023 MotoGP season in Valencia, Jorge Martin had minimal chances of becoming world champion, but these were drastically reduced after the second lap, when the Spaniard made a mistake and slipped into the background, and finally completely dissipated when he involved in an incident with Marc Marquez on the sixth lap and retired. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1728778865588175028 Marquez was taken to the medical center for examination after the incident.
The FIA is ready to investigate the circumstances of Sergio Perez's crash in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix after rumors emerged that the Mexican would admit it was a deliberate act, but on the condition that one of his rivals makes a formal complaint. In the last part of qualifying, Perez crashed into the guardrail at the side of the track, causing the practice to be interrupted, and none of the competitors managed to beat his time. Perez won the race, but it all came to light after the Brazilian Grand Prix, where Perez's team-mate Max Verstappen refused the team's request to give up his seat to the Mexican. Unofficially, it was supposed to be a grudge from Monaco, as Verstappen was well on his way to winning the best starting position.
Haas racer Mick Schumacher survived a horrific accident in qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and was taken away without serious injuries. The German qualified for the second part of the qualifications and chased the entrance to the last part, from where he would jump the first points in Formula 1 in the race, when he was spun in a fast lap on the edge of the 12th turn and taken to the concrete wall next to the fence. Schumacher remained conscious after the collision at a speed of around 240km / h, while his Haas VF22 race car broke in half. After a few minutes, the Haas team announced that their racer was conscious, and doctors first took him to a medical center, where they found that he did not show any serious physical injuries. In a press release, Haas wrote that Mick had already spoken to his mother, and then he was
Eight-time world champion Marc Marquez has been taken to hospital after falling in the morning warm-ups ahead of the Indonesian Grand Prix. At the end of the warm-up in the seventh turn, the Honda racer was thrown over the engine at a speed of around 185 km / h and landed on his left hand, hitting the ground with his head. The Spaniard picked himself up after the fall, but he looked a little dizzy, so he was taken by helicopter to the hospital for a more detailed examination. For Marquez, this is another drop in the series this weekend, after falling twice in qualifying. If doctors allow the race, he will start the 20-lap race (the race was shortened by 27 laps) from XNUMXth place, but his race is questionable, as MotoGP has tightened post-fall procedures that could cause concussions. .
After Saturday's high-speed fall, which caused him memory problems, Marc Marquez also fell again in the morning warm-ups before the race. The Honda racer fell at 180km / h on the 7th turn of the track in Jerez on Saturday, and on cold morning warm-ups his front wheel slipped in the 4th bend, although this time he stopped only in the airbag of the protective fence, but this time the blow was slightly smaller. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1388516337010593797 The Spaniard's fall followed just minutes after the fall of teammate Paul Espargaro, who fell in the 7th turn on Saturday and today in the 10th. Fortunately, none of the racers were injured , and they will start the race in thirteenth and fourteenth places. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1388763667538272257
The current world champion in motocross, Tim Gajser, fell badly in Latvia, but fortunately the first inspection did not show any fractures or serious injuries, but for now, Gajser's performance in the next race in two weeks is in question. https://youtube.com/watch?v=fGirpEjYXZU&feature=youtu.be
The Moto3 class race in Australia was marked by a nasty accident in which four racers fell. John McPhee fell, sweeping Anreo Migna and Ene Bastianini with him. Jorge Navarro then collided with the latter, but left the track incredibly alone. McPhee was taken to hospital where he was found to have a concussion and a broken thumb. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrjdikGaL6o
At the Spanish Motorlan Aragon racetrack, a horrific accident occurred in a Moto2 series race, in which as many as four riders fell and one of the motorcycles even exploded after the collision. Surprisingly, no one was injured. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFwVhfgLWRk
Security guards in Monaco are considered simply the best when it is necessary to remove a defective or damaged race car from the track. But at the historic race car race, where specimens of race cars appear between 1973 and 1976, they had an unfortunate accident. One of the race cars, which stopped on the track in the heating circuit, fell from a height of about 10 meters after being hitched and lifted. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uln3upSncVM
Loris Baz was very lucky in tests in Malaysia in an accident when his rear tire blew up on a plane at around 290km / h. He recovered from the seemingly severe fall with a few blows and abrasions, but an interesting video where Baz's fall surprised the commentators, who commented on the events at the tests at the time of the accident. https://youtu.be/Xr9t0GJPItI