Marquez back to racing at Aragon Grand Prix, says Honda
(Reuters) – Six-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will return to racing this weekend at the Aragon Grand Prix after recovering from surgery and completing successful tests on the bike, his manager said on Tuesday. Honda team.
The Spaniard had surgery on a troublesome right arm in June, missing the last six races, but he completed two days of testing at Misano which gave the team and the Spaniard hope of resume the race.
Marquez has struggled since breaking his arm in the 2020 Spanish Grand Prix and has undergone several operations since then. He had not raced since the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in May.
“Since undergoing a successful fourth operation on his right humerus, the eight-time world champion has followed strict advice from his medical team to facilitate a full recovery,” Honda said in a statement.
“After numerous check-ups, consultations and tests, all involved are satisfied with the recovery achieved and the #93 will now move on to the next stage of his rehabilitation: the return to competition.”
Marquez also posted a video on social media, grinning from ear to ear as he broke the news of his highly anticipated comeback.
“After talking with the doctors and the team, we decided the best thing for my recovery was to continue on the bike, adding miles for next year,” he said.
“Doing it at the GP of Aragon, in front of all the fans, is priceless… I can’t wait to be on the bike and refuel.”
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