MotoGP
05 Mar
-
08 Mar
FP1 in
18 days
R
Thailand GP
19 Mar
-
22 Mar
Next event in
30 days
R
Americas GP
02 Apr
-
05 Apr
Next event in
44 days
R
Argentinian GP
16 Apr
-
19 Apr
Next event in
58 days
R
Spanish GP
30 Apr
-
03 May
Next event in
72 days
14 May
-
17 May
Next event in
86 days
R
Italian GP
28 May
-
31 May
Next event in
100 days
R
Catalan GP
04 Jun
-
07 Jun
Next event in
107 days
18 Jun
-
21 Jun
Next event in
121 days
25 Jun
-
28 Jun
Next event in
128 days
R
Finnish GP
09 Jul
-
12 Jul
Next event in
142 days
06 Aug
-
09 Aug
Next event in
170 days
R
Austrian GP
13 Aug
-
16 Aug
Next event in
177 days
R
British GP
27 Aug
-
30 Aug
Next event in
191 days
R
San Marino GP
10 Sep
-
13 Sep
Next event in
205 days
01 Oct
-
04 Oct
Next event in
226 days
R
Japanese GP
15 Oct
-
18 Oct
Next event in
240 days
R
Australian GP
23 Oct
-
25 Oct
Next event in
248 days
R
Malaysian GP
29 Oct
-
01 Nov
Next event in
254 days
R
Valencia GP
12 Nov
-
15 Nov
Next event in
268 days

Marquez undergoes successful shoulder surgery

shares
comments
Marquez undergoes successful shoulder surgery
By:
Dec 4, 2018, 4:46 PM

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez underwent successful surgery on his left shoulder on Tuesday.

The Honda rider revealed back in October he would require surgery on his shoulder at the end of the season, having dislocated it on a number of occasions in 2018 - including after winning the title in Japan.

The operation took place on Tuesday at the Dexeus Hospital in Barcelona, and was performed by a team led by regular MotoGP surgeon Dr Xavier Mir.

A press statement said Marquez would likely be discharged within 48 hours, with a six-week recovery period anticipated before he can begin training for the first pre-season test of 2019 in February at Sepang.

"It's a long recovery and I will maybe not arrive in Malaysia at hundred percent," Marquez admitted in last week's Jerez test. "It will be tight, so all the winter I will be concentrating [on] my shoulder."

Marquez's 2019 teammate Jorge Lorenzo is also recovering from a recent operation.

The Ducati convert's right foot was operated on on Monday at the Quiron Clinic in Barcelona to address lingering discomfort from his first-corner Aragon crash in September.

Lorenzo's recovery time is set to be much shorter than Marquez's, estimated at around one week.

Jorge Lorenzo, Repsol Honda Team

Jorge Lorenzo, Repsol Honda Team

Photo by: Gold and Goose / LAT Images

Next article
KTM gets Honda's blessing for early Pedrosa test

Previous article

KTM gets Honda's blessing for early Pedrosa test

Next article

MotoGP changes rule for split rider/bike finishes

MotoGP changes rule for split rider/bike finishes
Load comments

About this article

Series MotoGP
Drivers Marc Marquez Shop Now
Teams Repsol Honda Team
Author Jamie Klein