SpanishGP: Alex Rins to miss Spanish GP after Qualifying crash

Published on July 18, 2020
By Short Shift News

Alex Rins will miss the opening round of the MotoGP World Championship after sustaining a fracture and dislocation in his right shoulder as a result of a late Q2 crash.

Alex Rins’ qualifying ended early in Jerez after a last-minute crash at turn 11.

The Spaniard was on his final lap of the session when he ran wide at the fast left-hander in sector four. Initially, the Suzuki rider saved the crash but was forced to run out wide into the gravel, which ultimately ended in a massive crash for the two-time MotoGP race victor.

Rins, who had come through qualifying one, qualified in ninth ahead of the two Yamaha’s of Franco Morbidelli and Valentino Rossi, while team-mate Joan Mir completed the first four rows

.A statement released by the Team Suzuki ECSTAR team read: “After the crash, Alex had a lot of pain in his right shoulder. He was taken to the Clinica Mobile for an X-ray, where doctors detected a fracture and dislocation, administering a mild sedative to ease the pain.

Alex will be transferred to hospital for further tests.”Alex Rins will undergo further tests, depending on how serious his injury is, we could see Rins back on track next week for round two.


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