FIt was part of Marc Márquez’s schedule of activities once the Ruber International doctors gave him a medical discharge as callus have already formed in the fracture of his humerus bone, go step by step testing that right arm with different motorcycles and in different paths and this Friday it is the turn of the Autódromo Internacional de Portimao, in the Portuguese Algarve, where he has moved with the hard core of his technical ‘dream team’.
The Repsol Honda rider just uploaded a video to his social networks this Friday on the Portuguese circuit that will host the third round of the 2021 World Championship on April 18 after the two in Losail, a circuit also due to his injury at the Arm could not visit last year when the 2020 competition closed. So discovering it personally and not only because of the data accumulated by his Honda colleagues was part of his post-discharge schedule of activities.
“We continue! Test Day in Portimao! ”, Márquez wrote, accompanying the images with a hashtag ‘step by step’ (step by step).
Since I received the medical OK on the 11th, Marc Márquez In addition to increasing his physical work in the gym and with the bicycle, he has tested with a small displacement pit bike at the Alcarràs circuit and last Tuesday at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit he got on the RC213V-S, a motorcycle of Replica series of the Honda MotoGP, where he gave a good tute of long runs to see how far the injury in his arm limited him. There was no discomfort beyond the normal overload of the shoulder from a job that had not been done for almost 8 months.
Now the next statement from the Repsol Honda team should be the one that makes official whether or not the MotoGP World Championship begins at the meeting of March 26-28 in Losail along with the rest of the grid, a decision of whether to get on the flight to Doha this Tuesday he joined his brother Àlex to start the MotoGP World Championship in the first of the dates in Losail or if there is another week of recovery margin and he rejoins for the second.
That he must fly to Doha is a commitment that he must make, and whatever he decides, he must go for the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine against covid-19 to be immunized like the rest of the pilots.