Peris Injures Ankle At Mid-Ohio
Published: July 30, 2004
Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki's Chris Peris will miss upcoming rounds of the Canadian Superbike Series and an August 10-12 Michelin tire test at VIR due to injuries sustained in a crash during practice at Mid-Ohio last weekend. Peris, 18, is from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
According to his father, Fernando Peris, Chris Peris "has a third-degree tear of a ligament--just about disconnected--in his left ankle and a swollen thumb. The crash he had was worse than he thought. Hard to believe he was even able to ride. Basically, he has one good ligament on his ankle..."
Peris, who rode to a career-best 8th in the AMA Supersport National at Mid-Ohio after the crash--will be out of action for at least three weeks.