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Dimas Ekky Injured during Free Practice at Assen Circuit

Dimas Ekky Injured during Free Practice at Assen Circuit (sport.tempo)

ASSEN, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesian racer Dimas Ekky Pratama (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) has been involved in an accident during the first free practice session of the Netherlands GP at the Assen Circuit on Friday (6/28/2019). As a result of the accident, Dimas Ekky had to be taken to the hospital.

Dimas was involved in a hard collision with Stefano Manzi (MV Agusta Idealavoro Forward) at Turn 11 so that a red flag was raised which delayed the free practice session that morning.

According to reports from the official MotoGP page, Dimas was taken to the Assen Hospital to get Cranial Thoracic Abdominal trauma treatment. Luckily Dimas was reportedly still conscious after the accident.

The free training session continued and Sam Lowes (Federal Oil Gresini Moto2) came out as the fastest rider with 1 minute 38,151 seconds.

The British rider outperformed his rival, Lorenzo Baldassari (Flexbox HP 40) with a very thin margin of 0.006 seconds.
Jonas Folger (Petronas Sprinta Racing) is ranked third fastest with a difference of 0.048 seconds.