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TT 2023: Quirk breaks shoulder after sidecar crash at Brandywell

Sidecar duo said both are 'doing well' following incident in first race

A sidecar competitor has reportedly been flown to a UK hospital after breaking his shoulder in the first sidecar race of TT 2023.

Dave Quirk was airlifted to Noble’s Hospital yesterday alongside teammate Karl Schofield.

It follows a crash at Brandywell during the second lap of the sidecar race.

It's understood he'll undergo surgery at a hospital in Aintree – Karl's said to have suffered a broken rib and has been described as ‘battered and bruised’.

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