MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez undergoes successful hand surgery

MotoGP World Champion, Marc Marquez Underwent a successful hand surgery after crashing in a season-opening match in Jerez. However, there is no return date announced for the swashbuckling racer that when he will return on the racing track as a metal plate was inserted in his arm during surgery and he has been advised to stay at Barcelona hospital for a couple of days.

His aim is to return to the 2020 World Championship as soon as possible with an expected date becoming clearer soon”, Marquez’s team Honda was quoted as saying in a statement.

He was racing well at Spanish GP by taking an early lead but suffered an injury at Turn 3 and came down heavily on his right arm on July 19th. As a result, he suffered a transverse diaphyseal fracture to his right humerus. However, the medical staff confirmed that there was no serious head injury.

Everyone who races in the World Championship has the unfortunate possibility of getting injured and having to go to the operating room” Raspol Honda Team manager Alberto Puig had said earlier.

  “Unfortunately it was our turn and it was Marc(Marquez)who has had to undergo surgery. Marc will take some time to recover from injury”. He added.

His records in MOTO GP racing is described below

Active years 2013
Manufacturers Honda
Championships 6 (201320142016201720182019)
2019 championship position 1st (420 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
128 56 95 62 57 2275