Motorcrosser Everts at least eight weeks off with ankle fracture

Jeffrey Herlings might already be the eight weeks of motor-cross, after he was on Sunday with a broken ankle watching tv. The world champion in MXGP, however, are not in a hurry with the return.

“But it is because of all his injuries started to think,” says Joel Smets, director of kuala lumpur against the Dutch. “There’s no need for you to get the motor to sit in. It has to be properly cured, that’s the most important thing.”

The 24-year-old Herlings broke it on Sunday during the warm-up lap for the grand prix of Latvia will be only when the other driver after a crash on a leg ride. In spite of the break, the world champion at the start and won the first round.

“There, he had a 35-minute ride. And it is not a kattengangetje, isn’t it?”, thus, the delivery Then. “His ambition and his drive to win, to have the pain signal into his mind during the race is completely turned off. That’s cool.”


Race car driver runs over, only Herlings during the MXGP in Latvia

Herlings can easily recover the

The fracture in his ankle is a ‘nice break’ with the two screws provided and is secured in place. After two weeks in plaster and six weeks of rehabilitation, Herlings might already have been returned to. “There should be a speedy recovery is to be expected,” says Smets.

In a hurry, Everts however, since the prolongation of his title is already out of sight. Due to a broken foot-he missed the first seven Grands Prix of the season.

Since his return, he drove one GP in them. In the world cup mode, he is an unbridgeable gap of almost 350 points on the poland’s leader, Tim Gajser.

Even though it’s the same leg it goes, the new fraction is completely unrelated to his previous injury. “We don’t have to have absolutely no sense of guilt to have. We are superverstandig and strategically with the Voluntary deal,” said Smets, who is himself five times a world champion, it was.

‘We must now return to concern’

Everts was in his early career often plagued by injuries. Moreover, he expects that the Dutch, in the future, at the very top to return. “Sometimes it’s good to get deep down in the dumps. To get back stronger,” said the Belgian.

The MXGP season will continue until mid-september, so Everts is still possible that action could come this year. “Well, it’s not something that we are working on it now to keep it,” says the managing director of kuala lumpur.

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