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Espargaro: “My operation was successful last week”

Espargaro: “My operation was successful last week”

Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Pol Espargaro is expecting a physically demanding race at Mugello after recovering from arm pump surgery.

Espargaro will intend to bounce back from his recent compartment surgery with a strong finish in Tuscany. The 2013 Moto2™ World Champion completed last year's race with a determined ride to 5th position and will intend to battle as close to the front as possible on Sunday.

Pol Espargaro: "I am excited about riding the Yamaha in the Tuscan hills this weekend! It will be a long race, especially after the surgery, but some corners such as the Casanova or the Savelli, are great fun to ride on a MotoGP bike. My operation was successful last week and I've had a few days to recover so that I can be as ready as possible for this race, which is a physically demanding one. The last GP was tricky due to my injury, but I still managed to finish the race in 7th and picked up some valuable championship points. Also this weekend I will push as hard as possible on race day but we will see how my arm feels before I make any serious predictions, yet for sure, I aim to be as high as possible. Last year I finished the race in 5th position and I've scored three podiums in the lower leagues at the track. To do the same this year would be great, so the plan is to qualify well and then finish the race in a strong placement. The atmosphere created by the crowd is always amazing and the perfect addition to our racing so I can't wait to see them at the track supporting us as enthusiastically as they always do."



MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMIO D'ITALIA TIM, Pol Espargaro, Monster Yamaha Tech 3

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