The six-time MotoGP world champion tumbled off his RC213V at Jerez’s Turn 7 left-hander within the latter levels of this morning’s session.
Marquez was in a position to stroll away from the accident however went to the circuit’s medical centre for additional checks, which revealed he’s escaped critical harm and suffered only a cervical contusion.
As a precaution, Marquez will go to hospital in Jerez for an MRI to verify his situation.
A quick assertion from Honda learn: “To double verify his situation after the Flip 7 fall, Marc Marquez is heading to hospital for additional checks.
“These are precautionary and Marquez is just not experiencing any ache or discomfort.”
MotoGP physician Angel Charte added when chatting with Spain’s DAZN: “Marc is completely wonderful, however I believed it could be good to do a management CT scan and be extra calm.
“He has a big cervical contusion and on the stage of his again, it doesn’t price us something to do a CT scan.
“I hope he’s within the afternoon session. I insist, it’s only a managed CT scan, nothing extra.”
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Crew
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All being properly, Marquez will return to motion this afternoon for the 30-minute FP4 session earlier than participating within the first 15-minute qualifying section after ending FP3 12th.
Marquez returned to MotoGP final outing in Portugal following a nine-month harm layoff brought on by a career-threatening proper arm break at Jerez final July.
Coming by means of Q1 in Portugal, Marquez went on to qualify sixth and completed the races seventh – securing Honda’s greatest results of the season thus far.
Marquez says he has “no clear target” for the Jerez weekend, however was conservative throughout Friday’s FP2 as a way to protect his power for the race after scuffling with an absence of energy within the muscle groups of his proper arm.
He additionally spoke about driving by means of the Flip three the place he had his crash 9 months in the past, noting it didn’t play on his mind.