Bastianini is ready to return to Austin


Bastianini is ready to return to Austin

The Italian rider of the official Ducati Lenovo team Enea Bastianinione of the four pilots on leave due to injuries in the first GP of the year in Portimao, will board a plane to Austin on Wednesday to try to run this weekend in the GP of the Americas in Austin, according to the Italian website advanced which is

‘Beast’ was injured on March 25 in the Sprint race when Ducati Mooney VR46 satellite team pilot Luca Marini hit him, causing a scapula fracture in his right shoulder. The third classified in the 2022 MotoGP World Championship was unable to run the Portimao race the following day and also missed two races at Termas de Río Hondo, so he is now last in the standings without scoring.

Returning from Portimao, he underwent an examination with his trusted doctor who decided to treat him conservatively, without surgery because it was a clean fracture and rest and rehabilitation began on April 3. This morning he underwent another medical consultation and then he was tested on a Panigale V4 at the Misano circuit to reconfirm if he could ride safely and after that he decided to appear in Austin.

This Thursday the Romañol pilot must pass the final medical examination at COTA with strength and mechanical power exercises to get the ‘fit’ and participate in the Grand Prix. Bastianini defended the victory obtained last year driving for Gresini Racing ahead of Alex Rins and Jack Miller.

Source: La Verdad


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