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The 2020 MotoGP world champion was thrown from his GSX-RR bike on the opening lap as the sector descended into Flip four, the Spaniard operating barely experience earlier than the rear wheel got here round and spat him into the air earlier than touchdown laborious within the gravel entice.
X-rays carried out on the observe revealed a small fracture within the talus bone of his proper ankle, earlier than additional checks in Mallorca performed by Dr. Juan Garcias uncovered ligament and bone harm.
Mir has been ordered to relaxation for 2 weeks, ruling him out of the Misano race and leaving his participation within the Grand Prix of Aragon unsure.
A Suzuki crew assertion mentioned he would “bear one other spherical of scans to evaluate the accidents following his 15 day relaxation interval, so as to decide the course of therapy and, if eligible, to attempt using at Motorland”.
A substitute has but to be introduced, with Suzuki stating it “will consider the most effective answer for Misano” along with promoter Dorna Sports activities within the coming days.
Mir lies 12th within the standings in Suzuki’s remaining season earlier than its withdrawal from MotoGP and has but to register a podium this 12 months.
Stating that he’s “assured I can return in Aragon”, Mir mentioned: “I wish to thank Dainese and AGV for safeguarding me and avoiding a extra critical harm after the laborious crash I had on Sunday.
“It has been a troublesome season, however I am satisfied that we’ll come again stronger to carry extra good moments to my crew and to all of you who assist me.”
Joan Mir, Crew Suzuki MotoGP
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Suzuki crew supervisor Livio Suppo mentioned: “I’m very sorry for Joan. Issues proceed to come up throughout this troublesome season.
“In any case, we should always stay upbeat. The crash was actually huge and in the long run the harm is a critical one, however it may have been worse, so let’s be optimistic and see how he’ll get better within the subsequent 15 days to hopefully be prepared for Aragon.”
Mir is predicted to hitch the manufacturing unit Honda squad subsequent 12 months alongside Marc Marquez, stating forward of the Austrian GP weekend that “we’re actually shut” to finalising a deal.