Red Bull KTM’s Jeffrey Herlings has suffered a broken shoulder after getting landed on by Kawasaki rider Ivo Monticelli during the first lap at MXGP Oss.

Amazingly, Herlings managed to stay on his bike and continue to take a storming race win, despite suffering a broken shoulder it has now been revealed.

Herlings said: “I got no words for this. I played it so smart this year, I took zero risk and did everything according to plan this season.

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“I was almost in the championship lead and then this. As you can see on the uphill the starting device didn’t pop out yet, so I lost a bit balance because of it, but what the hell was he thinking?

“I can’t believe I still won the moto with a broken shoulder blade. The pain was unreal, I had tears in my eyes the whole moto from the pain.

“I’m so sorry for my great team, KTM factory racing I am so gutted. The bike was once again a rocket. Tomorrow we’ll check further how bad the damage is and when we will be able to return to racing.”

You can watch the incident below:

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