Be aware: surgical procedure was "tougher" than anticipated

The Honda Marquez rider broke his shoulder a number of occasions throughout his coaching final yr, and even suffered some accidents in the direction of the top of the season. him with a ache within the shoulder.

Because of this, he restricted his race throughout the post-season checks and was subsequently operated in December to unravel the issue.

Whereas his authentic plan was to heal him utterly by mid-January, Marquez stated the operation was "extra aggressive and tougher" than anticipated and that the time of restoration was reasonably estimated at three or 4 months.

Nonetheless, he nonetheless needs to be prepared for the opening of the season in Qatar, which is able to happen on March 10th.

"Clearly, the shoulder won’t be 100% for Sepang [test] however my objective is to attempt to be 100% or as shut as potential to the Qatar GP, "stated Marquez,

" The operation was extra aggressive and tougher than anticipated.

"I stayed 4 hours on the operation as a result of [it] ] was extra sophisticated than they anticipated, even docs.

"However anyway, they already say that the minimal will probably be three months, however I'm working laborious sufficient." Already a month and a half [since] progress is effectively underway, so it's the extra necessary.

"How [the shoulder] will he be in Sepang? I have no idea – I’ve two weeks left and now it's good, as a result of on daily basis I really feel an enchancment, on daily basis goes higher and higher, however After all, the bodily situation will probably be maybe essentially the most tough, as a result of it is likely one of the most tough circuits [physically]. "

That is the second time in his profession that he has to begin a wounded MotoGP season, as he broke his leg in a crash throughout the first pre-season testing in 2014.

That yr, Marquez received the primary 10 races of the season, simply successful the title.

However the 5 The MotoGP World Champion insists that it’s in a distinct scenario now and that he’s anxious about worsening his shoulder damage.

"2014 was additionally a tough pre-season as a result of I made the primary check, then I obtained harm and I used to be a month and a half [out] and I used to be going straight to the primary race, however the season was the most effective. for me.

"In any case, I feel it's utterly completely different.It was an enormous operation, an enormous shoulder damage, it's one thing with which I'm struggling all of the final yr however now I'm feeling higher.

"We’re working one of the best ways to be 100%, however I feel it is going to be necessary to begin slowly as a result of I don’t wish to begin once more.

"I are not looking for one other small crash and I'm in the identical scenario once more, so I’ve to be affected person."

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