Mir suffers right ankle fractures after Lap 1 highside

“Mir made a quick start and was getting in the mix when he was launched into the air and landed heavily. He went directly to the medical centre where X-rays confirmed fractures and bone fragments in his right ankle. He will undergo further checks on Monday, including an MRI scan to rule out ligament damage,” said Team Suzuki Ecstar in a press release after the race.