Karel Abraham did not participate in the race
The Cardion AB Motoracing rider Karel Abraham, who qualified fifteenth for the Grand Prix of Japan, did not participate in the race due to injury which he suffered during nasty crash on the opening lap of the Gran Premio de Aragón.
Team Cardion AB Motoracing and Karel Abraham, who has been having problems with concentration for the entire Grand Prix at the Motegi circuit, decided not to participate in the race after warm up session.
„It would be a risk to start the race in such a conditions,“ the twenty one years old Czech rider said. „I’m sorry I’m not able to participate in the race, but I believe it’s the right decision not to risk anything.“