From Inside Motorcycles: Brett McCormick will spend the night under observation in the local Assen hospital following his crash in race two of today?s eni Superbike World Championship round at Assen. The reigning Canadian Superbike number one plate holder was involved in an incident mid-race with Althea Ducati rider Carlos Checa and tumbled across the run off in turn 12, getting hit along the way by his own Ducati 1098R. McCormick was in 11th position at the time, while World Champ Checa was a lap down, having pitted to change to dry tires in the changeable conditions. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2H_P1TF-jk http://www.insidemotorcycles.com/ne...ints/item/267-injury-update-on-mccormick.html An update from Brett's dad. Thanks for all the well wishes everybody! Brett is sleeping comfortably and will be assesed tomorrow, to see if surgery is necessay to stabilize his C5. Other than that a broken thumb and assorted bruises etc.(two black eyes). He was lucky and will be making a full and speedy recovery. I would like to thank Shoei and Alpinestars for doing an awesome job and keepimg this from being much worse. -Grant.