Jorge Lorenzo to return at Silverstone

After suffering fractures to his T6 and T8 vertebrae during the Dutch GP, Jorge Lorenzo has elected to continue focusing on his recovery and will not return until the British GP on August 25.

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Lorenzo to sit out Brno and Red Bull Ring

Jorge Lorenzo and the Repsol Honda Team have agreed it is best for Lorenzo to miss both the Czech and Austrian rounds to continue his recovery and avoid any further risk of injury.

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Jorge Lorenzo

Having spent the summer break working on his recovery, Lorenzo’s condition has improved but he is still in some pain and his movement on a bike remains restricted. Silverstone has been set as his new objective for returning to riding for the Repsol Honda Team.

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Jorge Lorenzo

In his place, Stefan Bradl will again ride the RC213V in Repsol Honda Team colours. The German had been scheduled to wildcard at the Czech GP, but will now fill in for Lorenzo as he did at the Sachsenring.

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Jorge Lorenzo


1Marc MARQUEZHondaSPA185
2Andrea DOVIZIOSODucatiITA127
3Danilo PETRUCCIDucatiITA121
4Alex RINSSuzukiSPA101
5Maverick VIÑALESYamahaSPA85
6Valentino ROSSIYamahaITA80
7Jack MILLERDucatiAUS70
11Franco MORBIDELLIYamahaITA52
12Takaaki NAKAGAMIHondaJPN50
13Joan MIRSuzukiSPA39
14Aleix ESPARGAROApriliaSPA31
15Andrea IANNONEApriliaITA21
16Jorge LORENZOHondaSPA19
19Tito RABATDucatiSPA14
20Stefan BRADLHondaGER12
21Francesco BAGNAIADucatiITA11
22Michele PIRRODucatiITA9
23Sylvain GUINTOLISuzukiFRA3
24Karel ABRAHAMDucatiCZE3
26Bradley SMITHApriliaGBR0
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