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MCN: ‘Spies could be out until Indy’

It is being reported that Ben Spies could be out of action until the Indianapolis Grand Prix in August. Should this be the case, the American will have the entire summer break to recover.

Due to problems with his injured shoulder and a painful pectoral muscle, Spies has missed all 2013 races to date with the exception of the Qatar and Americas events. He attempted to return at Mugello last weekend but was again forced to pull out.

“(To return at) Laguna I would say I’d be rushing things, but in six weeks maybe I can be 100% for there,” the American tells Motorcycle News. “Right now I’m shooting for Indy but I am not trying to set too many dates in my mind.

“I just want to get back and, when they say I’m good to go and the right shoulder is as good as the left, that’s when I’m going to be come back and race - when I know I’m not risking messing my shoulder up for ten more years or for next year.”

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