The eight-time world champion fractured the primary metacarpal in his proper hand following a controversial shunt with RNF Aprilia rider Miguel Oliveira within the Portuguese Grand Prix.
The incident, which took place on the third lap of the 2023 season-opener, led to Marquez being handed a double long lap penalty to initially be served on the Argentina GP.
Present process surgical procedure on the Monday after the Portuguese GP, Marquez was ruled out of the Argentina round and it was thought his penalty would go unserved.
A reissued assertion from the FIM stewards on the Tuesday after Portugal led to Marquez’s penalty being deferred to the subsequent spherical he could be match to take part in, which led to a protest from Honda that may now be heard within the Court docket of Enchantment.
Marquez was anticipated to return for this weekend’s Americas GP in Austin, however has taken the choice together with his group to take a seat out in an effort to proceed his restoration following a ultimate scan this week.
“Following a ultimate CAT scan, Marc Marquez and his medical group, led by Dr. Ignacio Roger de Ona, on the Ruber Internacional Hospital in Madrid have confirmed the primary metacarpal continues to be within the therapeutic course of,” an announcement from Honda learn.
“After shut collaboration with the Repsol Honda Team and HRC, all concerned have elected to let the damage absolutely heal and keep away from any pointless dangers.
“Marquez will proceed to work by means of his rehabilitation program at house in an effort to return at full health as quickly as doable.”
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Workforce, Miguel Oliveira, RNF MotoGP Racing
Photograph by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images
The subsequent spherical Marquez can be aiming for now could be the Spanish GP on 30 April.
With the addition of dash races to the weekend format in 2023, Marquez’s second-successive non-start will deal one other blow to his title hopes.
After two rounds of the season, he sits 16th within the standings on seven factors – 43 off new championship chief Marco Bezzecchi.
Honda is but to announce if it would discipline a alternative for Marquez, or whether or not team-mate Joan Mir can be match sufficient to take part within the Americas GP having sat out the Argentina GP with an ankle damage.
HRC has been at Jerez this week finishing up a non-public check with Stefan Bradl, who has been placing a brand new Kalex-made chassis by means of its paces.
Oliveira, who was forced to miss the Argentina GP due to tendon damage he sustained in his tangle with Marquez in Portugal, will fly to the Circuit of the Americas to endure assessments by MotoGP’s medical group in a bid to have the ability to trip this weekend.