Andrew Stroud injured after Manfeild crash

PETER LAMPP
Last updated 12:59 16/12/2012

Relevant offers

Motorsport

Teretonga's glimpse at rich, famous and talent as Toyota Racing Series rolls around again Valtteri Bottas poised to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes - Williams boss Defending champion Jehan Daruvala retains Lady Wigram Trophy as Kiwis falter Invercargill's Liam MacDonald opens gap in NZ Touring Car Championship Southland's Jeremy Holmes breaks one minute barrier as Tony Rees takes lead at NZ Superbikes Championship Richie Taylor claims NZ Super Saloon Grand Prix at Invercargill's Riverside Speedway Matt Honeywell brushes off title-ending crash before controversial Sprintcar finale Christchurch teenager Marcus Armstrong wins Toyota Racing Series opener Ruapuna next up for Southland V8 driver Jamie Conroy Toyota Racing Series winner Nick Cassidy laps up million dollar drive

New Zealand motorcycling legend Andrew Stroud has been taken to Palmerston North  Hospital after crashing while racing in the second round of the Suzuki Tri-Series at Manfeild today.

After rolling for about 100 metres in the grass and dirt, he was attended to by medical staff before being put in an ambulance on a stretcher.

He had been able to get up and walk to the ambulance but  had his shoulder heavily strapped.

The Hamilton father of nine had been vying for the lead with Sloan Frost heading into the final corner  in the first of two superbike races. They had to pass two back markers and to avoid them, Stroud and Frost were pushed out to the grass on the outside of the track.

Frost stayed on his bike and carried on to win.

If, as suspected, Stroud has a broken collarbone and dislocated knee, it would almost certainly rule him out of the Cemetery Circuit round at Wanganui on Boxing Day.

Ad Feedback

- The Manawatu Standard

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who is your favourite V8 Supercars driver?

Scott McLaughlin

Shane Van Gisbergen

Fabian Coulthard

Jamie Whincup

Mark Winterbottom

Craig Lowndes

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Blog