Rusthen, Howden suffer concussions in respective Race 1 crashes

Medical updates have been provided on Mia Rusthen (Rusthen Racing) and Jessica Howden (Team Trasimeno) following their respective crashes in Race 1 of the FIM Women’s Circuit Racing World Championship. Rusthen crashed at the final corner at the end of Lap 5 and was transported to hospital with polytrauma. She suffered a head concussion and is currently receiving treatment at the Bufalini Trauma Centre in Cesena; her condition is currently stable. In the restarted race, Howden came down on the opening lap at Turns 1-2. The South African rider suffered concussion in the crash and was transported to the same hospital as Rusthen. She is conscious.


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