«I broke eight bones»: Jorge Martín returns to MotoGP, after overcoming a hard accident

Jorge Martín

Finally this weekend, at the Grand Prix of Catalonia, Jorge Martín will get back on a MotoGP. After the accident at the Portimao circuit, in the Grand Prix of Portugal, the Madrid pilot went through a complicated operation in which he confirmed the severity of the impact: “I broke eight bones”, He confirmed this Thursday.

After four races in which he was supplanted by Tito Rabat, in the first instance, and for Michelle Pirro, in Mugello, the Spanish pilot returned to run. In the first free practice session on Friday he was able to do quite a few laps, trying to regain his rhythm. However, he finished in 12th place, almost a second behind. Aleix Espargaró, who won the test.

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After returning to the paddock, this weekend Martin spoke with the press and confirmed that the crash left him several fractures that complicated his state of health. “I had bad luck. I came out of the curve and had a ‘highside’ without opening acceleration and then I hit my head, disconnected and forgot everything. For 15 minutes I logged out. I broke eight bones, it was a very hard lesson, but hopefully it will serve us in the future ”, confirmed the Spaniard.


In addition, Martín added that “The first days I could hardly walk. The change came when I started riding and got on the bike for the first time, trying to prepare for Mugello and the doctor told me to wait another week. That weekend it got harder for me and the only thing I saw were the races, “said the Ducati Pramac rider, who said the accident he had Marc Márquez in 2019, it helped him take care of his body.

“I don’t know exactly what happened to Marc, but he missed a lot of races. Perhaps, without his example I would have returned in Mugello. I remember him saying, ‘We have a lot of races ahead of us, but only one body.’ I heard him and the truth was that he was very right. I decided to wait for that, so that the doctors had it completely clear, “said the Spanish driver to close, as confirmed by the Motosan.es media.

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