Martin suffered a number of fractures in a heavy crash throughout observe for final month’s Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao, which required surgical procedure.
The MotoGP rookie was pressured to overlook his dwelling spherical at Jerez and final weekend’s French GP at Le Mans in consequence, with 2014 Moto2 world champion and former Avintia Ducati rider Tito Rabat taking his place.
Rabat’s World Superbike commitments with Barni Racing subsequent weekend at Estoril stop him from driving the Pramac Ducati at Mugello, with the crew calling up Ducati take a look at rider Pirro to fill in.
Pramac expects Martin to make his return within the observe week’s Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona.
A short assertion from Pramac learn: “After listening to the opinions and the reflections made by the docs, Jorge Martin will return in time for the Catalunya Grand Prix.
“The situations of the Spanish rider are undoubtedly bettering, however for him to return in time for Mugello doesn’t appear to be the only option as a result of how robust and demanding that circuit is.
“Subsequently, Michele Pirro (Ducati take a look at rider) might be carrying the Pramac Racing colors with Johann Zarco within the Italian Grand Prix.”
Rabat completed 18th in his first race on the manufacturing unit Ducati at Jerez, earlier than scoring some extent within the flag-to-flag French GP final weekend.
Martin made a stellar begin to his MotoGP profession at the beginning of the season in Qatar, the place he certified on pole for the second spherical of the marketing campaign within the Doha GP.
The younger Spaniard went on to guide the race for the primary 17 laps and in the end crossed the road third for his first podium in simply his second race.
Pirro usually makes a wildcard look for Ducati at Mugello and has lately performed some non-public take a look at days for the marque on the Italian GP venue.
The Italian was unable to make any wildcard begins in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, however was drafted in for the Austrian double-header rather than the injured Francesco Bagnaia at Pramac – taking a greatest results of 12th within the red-flagged Austrian GP.
Pirro was seventh on his final go to to Mugello in 2019 as a Ducati wildcard.