Motorcycle racer chops off finger to avoid missing Superbike season

Rather than risk missing out on the 2012 Superbike season, Suzuki rider John Hopkins decided to have one of his fingers amputated. While this may seem like a sad story, Hopkins is surprisingly upbeat about the whole affair—in our minds further proof Motorcycle racers are all more than a little bit crazy. » 1/15/12 2:00pm 1/15/12 2:00pm