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Freak injury for Biaggi

Freak injury for Biaggi

Freak injury for Biaggi

Max Biaggi revealed that a freak accident on Thursday afternoon affected his performance in the first qualifying session for the Cinzano Australian Grand Prix. The Camel Honda rider was injured when a box fell on his foot in the pit garage, a painful turn of events which led to a sleepless night and an uncomfortable first day of action at Phillip Island.

"Yesterday I hurt my foot in the pit garage, a box fell on my left foot, a silly accident, but it stopped me from sleeping all night," said Biaggi after provisionally qualifying ninth fastest on Friday. "The worst of it is that the bruising is right where I have to use my foot to work the gear lever.

"So with this and also the fact that the bike I was working on in the afternoon had a gearbox problem, which meant I had to use the second bike, added to a couple of slight errors on my fast lap, all explains today's position.

"On Saturday we need to work on getting the set-up right on my number one bike and things will certainly get better."

Tags:
MotoGP, 2004, CINZANO AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX, Max Biaggi

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