The Frenchman was main the Jerez race comfortably when immediately his tempo started to fade across the midway level, dropping to 13th place on the end.
Quartararo, who was main the championship forward of the Jerez weekend, had undergone arm-pump surgical procedure again in 2019, however mentioned Sunday was the primary time he had been affected by it on the Spanish circuit.
When requested after the how he’ll cope with the issue, Quartararo mentioned: “I don’t know, I can’t reply this query as a result of my mind proper now shouldn’t be working.
“I am pondering an excessive amount of, so I choose to not… I’ve individuals already trying, my supervisor, my greatest pal, to attempt to take a look at the most effective choices.
“I don’t know, for certain one thing is deliberate as a result of it isn’t OK, my arm shouldn’t be OK. In Portugal final yr it was catastrophe, this yr was excellent. Right here [at Jerez] I by no means had drawback in my life, this yr I’ve an issue.
“It is one thing I do not perceive. We’re nonetheless trying however there are too many choices. My mind is filled with individuals telling me to go in a single place, to go to the opposite. And truly proper now I am misplaced.”
The Yamaha rider had gained the earlier two races in Doha and Portugal, and had began there Jerez race from pole place.
On Tuesday, Quartararo underwent a profitable operation for Continual Exertional Compartment Syndrome on the CH Aix en Provence hospital.
Yamaha mentioned he’s anticipated to be absolutely match for his residence race in France.
“Every little thing superb, just one aim is subsequent race at residence,” Quartararo wrote on Twitter.
The French Grand Prix, the fifth spherical of the 2021 season, takes place on Could 16 on the Le Mans circuit.
Regardless of the disappointing consequence at Jerez, Quartararo sits simply two factors behind championship chief, Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia.