John qualifies 12th despite repercussions from FP3 crash
After a solid opening day at Sepang on Friday, SAXOPRINT RTG rider John McPhee had a more troublesome Saturday, but nonetheless qualified in a creditable 12th position for tomorrow’s race.
John crashed in FP3 and was taken to the Clinica Mobile – where he received treatment to an injured arm and shoulder. Although he went back out again, he suffered do a small extent from the effects of painkillers.
Nonetheless he has a decent spot on the grid and will be aiming for a good fight in the race.
“It was not too bad a qualifying session. After the crash in FP 3 I was not so sure if I could be able to ride. But the Clinica Mobile did a very good job and I felt nearly no pain, when I was riding the bike . The only downside was I had some strong painkillers and when i was on track I had to go through the pitlane to try and get the concentration back again. But finally I am happy enough and I hope I’ll improve before tomorrow. “