4 Feb 2011

Townley injured in training crash

5:54 am on 4 February 2011

The Taupo motocross rider Ben Townley has had to delay his return to Europe after breaking his jaw in a crash at training.

Townley has had a plate inseted in his jaw.

It's the latest setback in a long list of injuries that have hit the career of the 2004 MX2 world champion.

Townley is returning to the MX1 world championship this year with the Kawasaki team after 5 years of racing in the United States.

(Bulgaria) on April 10th.