MotoGP Breaking News: Marc Marquez, Cal Crutch Low & Alex Rins Declared Fit for Andalucia GP. Unbelievable Marquez Pass Fitness Test In Jerez
MotoGP fans are pleasantly surprised as on Thursday as the trio of Mar Marquez, Cal Cructhlow and Alex Rins passed the fitness test. They are now declared fit to ride, there is a high possibility of them racing on Sunday’s Andalucia MotoGP. The huge surprise came in the form of Marc Marquez even his Dr. Mir suggested that he might be able to comeback in Czech MotoGP at Brno. But the champion had different plans, he arrived at Jerez early in the morning and went for the much anticipated fitness test. Alex Rins of Suzuki & Cal Cructhlow of LCR Honda were also declared fit to ride.
Giancarlo Di Filippo FIM medical director has informed all three riders underwent the required test before being declared medically fit. They preformed the required examination without complaint and hence declared fit.
Marc Marquez Team Repsol Honda On Marc Being Declared Fit
In an interesting turn to event, Marc Marquez put in a superhuman effort to get himself medically cleared for the race. However, his team looked bit circumspect, as they are still concerned about his fitness. In an official tweet Respsol Honda Team informed that Marquez will take the field on Saturday.
— Repsol Honda Team (@HRC_MotoGP) July 23, 2020
“Originally,clearly Honda’s position was not to run at this race and try to run in Brno. But, after what we saw and heard from Marc and the doctors who declared him fit, we cam to an understanding. He will try on Saturday and depending on how he is feeling will try to race but we asked him to check on Saturday first to really understand if he is capable of doing the distance.
From last Sunday to today things have gone very quickly and frankly we are surprised.” Alberto Puig, team Manager Respol Honda.
Yesterday Dr. Mir who performed surgery on Marquez suggested a possible return at Brno.
Dr. Mir On Marquez Return to Action
Dr. Mir informed that there are chances of him returning to action at Brno. Here is what he told to MotoGP.com “The truth is that with no affection to radial never, the door is only half opened to return at Brno. But still, there remains a possibility of him riding there. He is okay, upbeat, as always with aims of competing and aims to trying to fight for the World Championship.”
Cal Crutchlow of LCR Honda & Alex Rins Also Declared Fit
Cal Crutchlow the Briton rider who missed the first round of Spanish MotoGP also declared fit. He would be racing this weekend. He also underwent the surgery on his scaphoid with Dr. Mir.
— MotoGP™🏁 (@MotoGP) July 23, 2020
Alex Rins of Suzuki Cleared The Fitness Test And Hoping to Ride On Friday
Alex Rins who missed the action of Spanish MotoGP due to a shoulder injury during Spanish GP qualifying has been declared fit. He is expected to be in action this weekend. In press conference, Rins himself admitted that he is not 100% fit but he will race. He added that he will see how it goes tomorrow, if he feels any difficulty or lots of pain then he will pull out.
“I'm not 100%… but this is racing” 🎙️ – @Rins42
— MotoGP™🏁 (@MotoGP) July 23, 2020
The practice race for the second round of MotoGP racing at Jerez will begin tomorrow on Friday. The top three riders of the round 1 looked focused on the task ahead.
“We analysed a lot of things and we have a lot of ideas. We are working on the pace lets see if we get the reward.” Andrea Dovizioso
“Every rider has a lot of experience and everyone is fast. That’s why it is important to start from the front and push for the gap cause in the last lap everyone can go fast. There are many manufacturers that can win the race.” Maverick Vinales
“Didn’t really have the pressure of let’s say winning my first race.The first that I did… was to have a briefing with my team to improve even more”- Fabio Quartararo