Maxime Berger had a new experience on his Supersonic Ducati during the first World Superbike race at Donington Park – the wheel of his Ducati 1198R looked to have fallen off! It turned out that the rear rim shattered. The race director rather ungenerously labelled Berger’s spectacular exit a crash. Check out the video after the jump.
The rim was an Oz Racing item that apparently was relatively new.
“The wheel that failed had only been used in a few races,” team manager Daniele Soncini said.
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