Rendell to miss British Talent Cup selection after training crash

In British Talent Cup, News, Thundersport GB

LOUIS Rendell is set to miss the selection event for next year’s coveted British Talent Cup spots after a big crash in training has forced him out of action.

The Aprilia rider, who currently sits second in the Thundersport GB Superteen standings, was taken to hospital following a spill on his CRF supermoto bike.

Rendell in hospital last week after his supermoto incident...
Rendell in hospital last week after his supermoto incident…

But after being diagnosed with a shattered elbow joint on his Humerus bone, Donington Park lap record holder Rendell’s hopes of mounting a charge on series leader Harry Leigh could be all but finished.

Not only is his club racing season all but written off this year, but the youngster’s aims of a place in the British Talent Cup for 2019 have been dashed with news that he’ll require a six-week layoff followed by an assessment of movement.

“I had my first hospital appointment [on Thursday] to see progress regarding my elbow and I gained a metal plate and screws which are holding my elbow together due to the bones breaking into bits,” he said.

“I’ve been told I have to keep moving my arm so only after one week of having the operation I have a removable cast and I’m gently moving my elbow joint which is very painful and a very strange feeling, then fitting the cast at night.”

“I have to be very careful and have a long road of physiotherapy in front of me as long as my bones fuse together properly.

“Good luck again to all my mates trying out at the British talent cup and everybody who’s racing for the rest of the year – I hope to see you all real soon.”

*Main image: Colin Port

*Side image: Louis Rendell #101

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