MotoGP, BREAKING NEWS - Lorenzo transferred to Assen hospital for check-up

After his fall during the FP1 in Assen, doctors preferred to have him undergo more thorough tests. The FP2 is a maybe for him.


Jorge Lorenzo left the Assen circuit to be transferred to the hospital in Assen for more thorough tests. The rider from Mallorca was involved of a high-speed fall at Turn 7 during the FP1 and violently rolled on the gravel of the ride-off area.

Jorge was not yet in perfect condition after the bad blow he received during the Barcelona tests: "I have pain in my chest, my back, and I find it hard to move my right shoulder," he explained yesterday. And, unfortunately, he hit those aching parts of his body again today.

Lorenzo never lost consciousness but, as a precaution, the doctors preferred to transfer him to the hospital for further tests, especially for his back.

It'll also be a fight against time to be able to return to the circuit for the FP2 if his conditions aren't serious.


Translated by Leila Myftija

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