Tech 3 Yamaha's side did not worry about the condition of the rider, Andrea Dovizioso, who was injured. But instead they asked the doctor who will oversee the operation of the rider, because the injury was a broken collarbone declared potentially very serious.
Dovizioso broken right collarbone during training motocross. Italian rider said he slipped on low speed, but fell forward and hit the motor mount.
According to the plan, Dovizioso will undergo surgery on Saturday (01.07.12) this. Dr Giuseppe Porcellini, who performed Valentino Rossi shoulder surgery in 2010, says - assessment of the photos shown to him -, collarbone Dovizioso was "very moved".
"I've seen pictures collarbone and did not look very moved by the two fragments. We can not avoid surgery, even if he was an office worker," he told Gazetta dello Sport.
"We have to insert a plate and then I will try to recommend Dovizioso to undergo complete bed rest at least 15 days, in the hope that he will then be able to try out. In any case, he must be careful: do not forget that (Dani) Pedrosa underwent surgery three years ago collarbone. "
Currently Dovizioso must race against time to get fully fit, so they can follow the official inaugural MotoGP test on January 31 2012 at Sepang, Malaysia. The test was very important to him, because he needed the adjustment process with Tech 3 Yamaha motorcycle, after a long ride Honda.