The reigning MotoGP world champion clashed with Maverick Vinales within the French GP final Sunday and underwent checks on the medical centre at Le Mans which didn’t detect any harm.
However having felt ache in his proper leg because the crash, Bagnaia has since undergone checks at Misano’s medical centre which revealed “a small partial talus bone fracture”, Ducati defined in a group assertion.
In keeping with info launched by Ducati, the harm is classed as “minor” and due to this fact “is not going to stop Bagnaia’s participation within the subsequent Italian GP” which is scheduled at Mugello on the 9-11 June.
After the crash on Sunday at Le Mans, and the truth that the docs on the circuit didn’t detect any harm, Bagnaia took a couple of days off to keep up the irritation in his proper ankle.
Regardless of this, the rider travelled to Misano on Thursday to coach with the VR46 Academy riders, utilizing a Ducati Superbike Panigale V4, however ache prevented him from ending the session. The 26-year-old went on to the medical centre, the place they detected the fracture.
Francesco Bagnaia, Ducati Crew
Photograph by: Marc Fleury
The total Ducati assertion learn: “As Bagnaia was nonetheless feeling some ache in his proper ankle, following final Sunday’s crash within the French GP, Pecco determined to bear additional checks on the Medical Centre in Misano, which discovered a small partial talus bone fracture.
“This minor harm is not going to stop Bagnaia’s participation within the subsequent Italian GP, scheduled in three weeks at Mugello. Pecco will due to this fact work onerous to completely get better and be in good health for our dwelling grand prix.”
Ducati ought to be capable to name on a totally match manufacturing unit line-up at Mugello, with Bagnaia’s team-mate Enea Bastianini anticipated to return having been out of motion with a shoulder harm suffered in a heavy crash on the opener in Portugal.
The Italian did try a comeback in Spain in April however was compelled to withdraw because of the harm.