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MotoGP, 4 out of 22 riders: Oliveira can't make it and misses the GP of Argentina

The RNF team has announced the Portuguese rider's absence from the Termas de Rio Hondo Round, due to some injuries revealed by the checks Miguel underwent after the accident with Marquez

MotoGP: 4 out of 22 riders: Oliveira can't make it and misses the GP of Argentina


The number of riders who will not be at the start of the two races at Termas de Rio Hondo goes up to four. After Pol Espargarò, Enea Bastiniani and Marc Marquez, a few minutes ago came the news of Miguel Oliveira, who is now unable to take part in the Argentine Grand Prix due to the recent injury suffered in Portimao.

After the incident with Marc Marquez in which he was innocent protagonist in his home GP, when he immediately complained of pain in his leg, the Portuguese RNF team rider underwent further checks in his hometown, which revealed injuries that will prevent him from taking part in the second round of the season.

An unfortunate start for Miguel, who will immediately focus on his recovery to get back on track as quickly as possible. The Aprilia satellite team and Oliveira himself are in fact aiming to line up the RS-GP at the start of the third round of the championship, scheduled for Austin, Texas, on the weekend of 16 April.

With Miguel's forfeit, the list of injured riders who will not be at Termas de Rio Hondo rises to 4, out of a total of 22 on the starting grid. To date, none of them will be replaced in the next Grand Prix, in which only 18 will therefore participate. We recall that Pol Espargarò, after the accident in FP2, will be out for at least a couple of months after suffering fractures in the jaw, vertebrae and a lung contusion. Enea Bastianini, on the other hand, who has a broken right scapula, hopes to be in Texas, like Marc Marquez who has already been operated on after breaking the metacarpal of the thumb of his right hand.


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