This Saturday at the Aragon Grand Prix, Fabio Quartararo lived a roller coaster of emotions. In the third round of free practice MotoGP, the Frenchman went to the ground while looking for the fastest lap that would allow him to enter directly into Q2. After falling, Quartararo tried to get up to get back on track, but ended up retiring on a stretcher.
‘The Devil’ had to be examined more precisely and was admitted to the MotorLand Circuit Hospital. However, the doctors assured that the pilot of Yamaha Petronas There were no fractures, although there were bruises. Upon leaving the medical center, Quartararo was shown on crutches and limping. Despite this, he reiterated that he was fine.
In qualifying on Saturday, Quartararo performed a miracle. Despite the pain and difficulties, he set the best time of the weekend, so in this Sunday’s race he will start from pole position. In the last hours, Quartararo left statements that set off the alarms of the doctors in the category.
“I’m not well”
The Frenchman spoke to a Spanish television station and gave details of his health after the fall. «I am a little sore, this morning I woke up with pain on my right side and now I have pain on the left side, although the right side hurts less. I’m not well at all, but on the bike it doesn’t hurt much and that’s the most important thing, ”said Quartararo.
With these difficulties, the leader of the MotoGP He assured that despite not winning, he would settle for being up. “Fighting for the podium tomorrow would be a very good result because it is a circuit that we like a lot although today the pace has cost us, because Maverick (Viñales) it can hold the rear tire quite well and we and a lot of people, a lot of drivers, can’t do it, ”Fabio said.