Rossi successful surgery on a broken calf and shin
Valentino Rossi is in the night from Thursday to Friday successful surgery on two fractures in his right leg. The negenvoudig world champion in motorcycle racing broke his calf and shinbone in a crash on the motocross bike.
“The surgery went well,” says the 38-year-old Rossi Friday on the site of MotoGP. “When I woke up this morning, I felt already great.”
“I very much regret the accident. Now I want to be as quickly as possible on my engine, and I do my best to make it happen.”
The Italian and his team from the Yamaha do at the moment no statements about how long Rossi is. There are still six of the eighteen races to go in the current MotoGP season, starting next Sunday with the Grand Prix of San Marino at the circuit of Misano.
The season ends on november 12, with the GP of Valencia. Rossi, seven times world champion was in the heaviest class, is on the fourth place in world cup standings with 26 points less than leader and compatriot Andrea Dovizioso.
Rossi breaks the calf – and shin bone in fall during training ride
Rossi walked out of his injury by accident during a training ride on a dirt bike near his home in the Italian Tavullia.
‘The Doctor’ ran at the end of may in a crash with a dirt bike all light kidney and liver damage. That took him when no race.