Webber Paid for Jason Crump's Treatment

Speedway motorbike racer Jason Crump told the media the past weekend that he has Mark Webber to thank for being able to become world champion. As revealed by the Australian rider, it was the Red Bull Racing driver who helped him with his injury – sustained at his left arm – earlier this month.

It seems that “Webber arranged for a physio to accompany the rider to Poland to treat the injury,” as reported by the GMM news agency. Webber himself recovered from a leg injury at the end of last year, prior to the start of the 2009 F1 season.

Soon after he won his second Formula One race of career – the Brazilian Grand Prix – Webber told the media in a press conference that Crump was one of his closest friends and had no problem helping him with the injury. After all, everything worked out just fine for the Australian nation, as Crump completed the perfect weekend for the Aussie motorsport last weekend – Casey Stoner also won the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island.

I'm very happy for him that he's won the world title and Casey (Stoner) won the (MotoGP) motorbikes, so it was a good day for us (Australian) guys,” added Webber at the post-race press conference at Interlagos.

Needless to say Crump was more than grateful to Webber for his help, as he recovered almost miraculously after his injury – sustained during the Belle Vue event on September 14th – and recorded his 3rd Speedway motorbike world title in career.

It was a brilliant gesture. It made a big difference,” admitted Crump in an interview with The Sun.
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