MotoGP Surgeon: “I don’t understand how Marquez won the title”

  • Marc Marquez is undergoing a six-week recovery after a surgery to his left shoulder.

  • MotoGP Surgeon, Dr. Xavier Mir was amazed at how the rider won the championship with his damaged shoulder.

  • The pre-season HRC shakedown run is from 1stto 3rdFebruary.

Marc Marquez had another crazy MotoGP season in 2018 but sealing the championship was what mattered most.

He then went a surgery to correct his left should which he first dislocated in 2013 after the post-season tests at Valencia and Jerez. Dr. Xavier Mir, MotoGP’s surgeon found that the damage required complex surgery to fix. Dr. Mir said after the surgery, “I do not understand how Marc was able to win the world title like that.”

Marquez is now working hard on the road towards full fitness as part of his six-week recovery plan. He needs to be in shape for the first 2019 HRC shakedown test from 1stto 3rdFebruary. The first official pre-season test (Winter Test) is from 6thto 8thFebruary. Both tests will be held at the Sepang International Circuit.

The 5-time World Champion is currently working with physiotherapist Carlo Garcia who is part of the Clinica Mobile medical team.

Marquez suffered recurring shoulder dislocation throughout 2018, including when Scott Redding congratulated him during the celebrations at Motegi.

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