A crash for SAG Team rider Luis Salom ended the second Moto 2 free practice session at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with the Spanish rider taken to hospital from the scene.
Mallorca native Salom, 24, fell at Turn 12 with more than half of the 45-minute FP2 session remaining.
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With the crash bringing out the red flags, the Spaniard received medical attention at the scene and was subsequently taken by ambulance to Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya.
A helicopter landed at the scene ready to airlift Salom, but in the end this was not needed.
The session – last for MotoGP’s three classes on Friday in Barcelona – was not restarted.