Spaniard Marc Marquez, six-time MotoGP world champion, has been absent from the circuits for his right arm surgery, at the beginning of June, will make its return to competition at the Aragon Grand Prix next weekend. Honda, his team, announced the news on Tuesday in a press release. Then Marquez split a message on his Twitter account.
“Improving Marquez’s fitness”
Crowned in 2013 and 2014, then from 2016 to 2019, the 29-year-old Spanish pilot had been operated on for the fourth time on his humerus, after suffering a fracture in July 2020, during a fall. at the Spanish GP. Because of this injury, he had missed the entire 2020 season. And, since then, Marc Marquez has struggled to regain his best level, oscillating between physical glitches and new falls.
” The focus for the weekend will be to continue to improve Marquez’s fitness on the bike and assess his performance during the intensity of a Grand Prix and race weekend. Honda explained.
“To accumulate the kilometers for the next year”
Before the announcement of his return to competition, the Spaniard had returned to the track, during official tests organized in Misano (Italy) last week. ” After talking to the doctors and the team, we decided the best thing for my recovery was to keep riding the bike, racking up the miles for next year. “, he explained in his message.
With 60 points, Marquez is currently in 15th position in the ranking of the World Championship. This is still dominated by Fabio Quartararo, before the 15th Grand Prix of the season (out of 20 races).