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Talmacsi's brother to replace Sabbatani

Talmacsi's brother to replace Sabbatani

Talmacsi's brother to replace Sabbatani

Max Sabbatani has been ruled out of the Gauloises Grand Prix Ceske Republiky due to injuries sustained in a practice crash at Donington Park and will be replaced in the Team NC World Trade by Gergő Talmacsi, younger brother to 125cc rider Gabor.

Sabbatani broke his right femur in the second free practice session of the Cinzano British Grand Prix and spent six days in the Queens Medical Centre, where he underwent two operations. A statement from the team said that Sabbatani is now in Italy, facing a "long recovery period of therapy and rehabilitation which will oblige him to temporarily retire from racing."

Talmacsi, who currently races in the Hungarian national series, has been drafted in to ride the Yamaha TZ 250 alongside Taro Sekiguchi at Brno, where a good performance could seal his position as Sabbatani's replacement until the end of the season.

Tags:
250cc, 2004, GAULOISES GRAND PRIX ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY, Gabor Talmacsi

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