Valentino Rossi Successfully Wraps Up Riding Session Just 18 Days After A Serious Crash

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MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi had to skip the San Marino round in Italy which was a big disappointment for his fans. But the Movistar Yamaha rider is back in action merely 18-days after his training accident which resulted displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg.

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An official announcement stated that Valentino Rossi improved his feeling on the YZF-R1M during the second day of testing and he will make a final decision on his attempt to compete in the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón after a further medical examination. Having ridden his first laps around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli yesterday, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi was back aboard his YZF-R1M to resume his physical test.

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During the two-hour private riding session, the nine-time World Champion was able to complete 20 laps in total. He wrapped up this second day of testing with an improved feeling and a more positive impression compared to the previous riding session. With five rounds to go this season, Rossi is fourth in the World Championship, trailing 42-points behind the leader, Marc Marquez.

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Rossi will undergo a medical examination – to verify the positive rehabilitation progress experienced in the latest session session – after which he will make a final decision on his attempt to take part in the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón. A further update will be given after the Italian’s check-up.

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