Repsol Honda has made every effort to formally decline reports. Marc Marquez’s arduous recovery process turns out to be more complicated than initially feared.
On a rare move, Repsol Honda felt compelled to issue an official statement rejecting reports – which began with a story in Mundo Deportivo -. Marquez should have a third operation on his injured arm because doctors fear it won’t heal properly.
“The Repsol Honda Team would like to confirm that Marc Marquez’s recovery is proceeding as planned. While it’s a long and intense recovery, Marc and the [in] His team has nothing to worry about. “
Six-time MotoGP World Champion Marquez has not competed since the opening round in July when a fall in the closing stages left him with a broken arm. Despite trying to resume activity just a week later – and just days after surgery – Marquez pulled back before revealing that he would need a second surgery to repair a damaged panel that had been inserted .
Since then, there hasn’t been any official word from either Marquez or Honda about whether he’ll be competing again this year with a tentative return plan for the come and go of Aragon. Now it seems like Marquez is heading for the finals in Portimao to test his “match fitness” before going into the off-season.
Meanwhile, Marquez has remained active on social media to demonstrate his fitness level is returning, between the increase in performance and his brother Alex’s results after his consecutive podiums at Le Mans and Aragon.