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Pedrosa to miss #SpanishGP

Pedrosa to miss #SpanishGP

Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa will miss the Spanish GP in Jerez to allow him to recover from his arm-pump surgery, and will return at Le Mans.

Pedrosa underwent surgery for his arm-pump problem after the Qatar GP, missing the races Austin and Argentina. In the operation, performed on the 3rd April, doctors completely removed the layer of fascia – the casing around the muscle that gives it form and shape – which was causing problems for Dani. After three weeks of recovery Dani is feeling an improvement but together with doctors has decided to rest until Le Mans – on 17th May – to give his arm more time to heal. Hiroshi Aoyama will replace Dani for the third race in a row.

Dani Pedrosa:
“I really hoped to return in Jerez, but after riding a supermotard bike yesterday, we decided it’s not the best option. By competing in an entire race weekend we risk damaging the arm further and slowing down the healing process and the last thing I want to do is create a bigger problem. I’m missing my team and can’t wait to come back in Le Mans. Thank you all for all your kind messages, they give me strength in these tough times.”

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MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMIO bwin DE ESPAÑA, Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team, #SpanishGP

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