Sofuoglu Not Sanctioned

Henny Ray Abrams | June 10, 2011

Kenan Sofuoglu won’t be sanctioned for crashing into Julian Simon in last weekend’s Moto2 Grand Prix in Catalunya, according to the FIM.Race direction met with Mapfre Aspar Team’s Gino Borsoi, to hear their explanations about the collision between rider Sofuoglu and Simón.

After listening to both parties, and watching a video of the incident, Race Direction concluded that rider Sofuoglu made every possible effort to try to avoid the collision.

Henny Ray Abrams | Contributing Editor

Abrams is the longest-serving contributor at Cycle News. Over the course of his 35-some years of writing and shooting photos, he’s covered events from MotoGP to the Motocross World Championship - and everything in between.