The free practice Friday of the Superbike GP held in the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya It was plagued with incidents, with several pilot crashes, but also with a serious scare for a fundamental element for any competition: the commissioners.
From the social networks of the Montmeló have confirmed that a Circuit official had to be evacuated to a hospital after being involved in an accident that occurred in the first free practice of the category Supersport 300. The commissioner was “treated by the Circuit’s medical assistances and later transferred to a hospital center where they are trying to various bone fractures“.
– Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (@Circuitcat_es) September 17, 2021
It was not the only incident of the morning, far from it, in the same category. Ana Carrasco went to the ground next to Adrian Huertas, leader of the general, after touching each other in the area of turn 9. Although the impact of both was very hard against the asphalt, there were no serious injuries, although pain.
– WorldSBK (@WorldSBK) September 17, 2021
The fastest in the category on this day was the Turkish Bahattin Sofuoglu, brother of the also pilot Kenan Sofuoglu with experience in the Moto2 World Championship.