WSBK: Loris Baz Well On The Way To Recovery

Loris Baz race action shot

Kawasaki Racing Press Release:

After a fast crash in morning warm-up at the recent German round of the Superbike Word Championship Loris Baz was released from hospital one day later and is now recovering at home in France.

Loris injured his back in the accident and although there was no spinal or neurological damage from the outset, fractured vertebrae were suspected. His medical situation is now more positive and Loris is already on his way to making what is expected to be a full recovery.

All in the Kawasaki family would like to join Loris in passing on their thanks to championship organizers Dorna and all the medical teams who have been involved, first in Germany, then near the KRT squad's base in Spain and soon in Loris's native France. The KRT team will continue to support Loris in his recovery program as they have done since the accident last Sunday.

Based on the situation so far the team now hopes Loris will be able to race at the next round of the championship, in Turkey on September 15th.

Guim Roda - Kawasaki Racing Team Manager:

“After two days of tests in Barcelona with the team doctors and some other specialists we consider Loris should be strong enough to race in Turkey. Loris will have some pain in the area of his injury for some days but we hope it will not affect his performance on the bike. Loris is 20 years old, a strong guy, and this was important in resisting the effects of the crash and for his recovery. All being well, we expect him to show the same level he had in Silverstone and Nürburgring. We want to thank all the doctors for the fast reaction and support during this matter with Loris.”

Loris Baz Paddock shot

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