Lorenzo returning to Assen on Friday

Lorenzo returning to Assen on Friday
Friday, 28 June 2013

Yamaha Factory Racing has announced that Jorge Lorenzo is en route back to Assen from Barcelona. The champion underwent surgery in the early hours of Friday morning, having broken his left collarbone in a crash on Thursday.

The Yamaha Factory Racing press release reads as follows:

‘After completing successful surgery last night Jorge Lorenzo was assessed by the medical team in Barcelona this morning and declared fit to fly.

As a result the World Champion has made the decision to return immediately to Assen to spend the remainder of the Grand Prix weekend with his team.

Lorenzo will leave from Barcelona at 3pm (local time GMT +2) and arrive directly at Groningen airport. Further updates will be issued in due course.’

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