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Petrucci plans Le Mans return

Petrucci plans Le Mans return

Having missed the first four rounds due to injury, Octo Pramac Yakhnich's Danilo Petrucci will return to his GP15 in France.

Danilo Petrucci will be back on the Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati Desmosedici GP from the first Free Practice of the French Grand Prix, that will be held at Le Mans circuit. 'Petrux' returns to riding six weeks after the second surgery on his right hand, which was necessary after the new injury sustained in Qatar.

Octo Pramac Yakhnich wish to thank Michele Pirro who replaced Danilo Petrucci in the last three races in Argentina, the US and Spain for working hard with great dedication and professionalism.

Danilo Petrucci: "I trained a lot in the last few weeks. This time I did things more calmly, waiting for my body to give me permission to train. I'm happy to be back and I feel good. Of course we must see the reaction to the first impact with the track as the intense workout made at home certainly cannot be compared to a race weekend. But I'm very confident. I want to thank all the people who helped me, my trainer Marco Baglioni, Tommaso, Filippo, and my brother Francesco who have trained with me, pushing me every day. I also want to thank the Medical Team of Terni who provided me with all the tools for physiotherapy and Dr. Tarallo, from the team of prof. Catani, who operated me. Then a big thank to all my fans for their support. I can’t wait to be at Le Mans and I hope I can soon give to all of them so much satisfaction."

MotoGP, 2016, MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE, Danilo Petrucci, OCTO Pramac Yakhnich

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