Following a gnarly crash last weekend at the Spanish GP, Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez suffered a broken right humerus (arm).
The Spaniard underwent surgery on Tuesday but passed a physical test and will be attempting to race this weekend at the second round. No, I'm not joking.
“Yesterday I arrived at the circuit after the operation in Barcelona and passed the medical test in the afternoon,” Marquez said in a team press release. “It means I can ride, and after discussing with Honda we decided to start directly on Saturday. I have slept quite well, I am obviously in some pain, but we have had physiotherapy sessions with my physio that have been quite good for me. With the team we have set ourselves only one objective, which is to see our feelings tomorrow in FP3. Let's see how the arm is and from there we will decide our next objective. Thanks to everyone for their support, these have been hard days but with the support of HRC, the Repsol Honda Team, all the sponsors and fans who love the sport just as I do, it seems easier.”
If he is able to race this weekend, it will be confirmed that Marquez is indeed not human.
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