The first race of the delayed 2020 MotoGP season ended up with three major riders with injuries with two requiring surgery.
Alex rins suffered a crash during Q2 on Saturday at turn 11 which caused a dislocation-fracture to his right shoulder, he was declared unfit to ride in the race.
Cal Crutchlow’s race day didn’t really start because he got injured during the warm up and was taken to a local medical facility in Spain. Crutchlow who races for LCR HONDA had surgery on his wrist and had two screws inserted into his wrist, he’s quoted as saying he will give it a go Friday and see how his wrist feels.
Meanwhile at HRC Honda, Marc Marquez also had issues in the first race of the season as he came off the track twice in the race, the second time he crashed and end up with a fracture on his upper arm. He as since had surgery to insert a steel plate in his arm on Tuesday and is resting but he wants to race this weekend. On Thursday afternoon he was declared fit to ride by the medical staff .
Medical Info Update 📋
#MotoGP riders #93 @marcmarquez93, #35 @calcrutchlow and #42 @Rins42 have been declared FIT
More info to follow at https://t.co/BotafVhHn9#AndaluciaGP 🏁 pic.twitter.com/S1FaddgJSu
— MotoGP™🏁 (@MotoGP) July 23, 2020
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