Justin Bogle to miss Anaheim 1

After a heavy crash suffered during a training session, Justin Bogle will have to miss the Supercross season opener at Anaheim. According to his team, Bogle will miss the first round and is not yet known when he will come back to racing.

In a brief interview prior to the season opener, Justin Bogle stated that he had a difficult off season, while he tried to soldier on with older injuries.

Justin Bogle has recently signed a deal with Autotrader/Yoshimura Suzuki after his old team, RCH Suzuki, ended their effort at the end of 2017.

Angel Stadium will open the 2018 Supercross season this Saturday.


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Michael van der Mark to replace Valentino Rossi at Aragon

Following Valentino Rossi’s injury, Yamaha decided not to bring another rider at Misano. Unfortunately, the legendary italian rider will not be able to participate at MotorLand Aragon as well.

In a brief press statement, Michael van der Mark was announced as the replacement for Valentino Rossi for the third spanish round of the season.

Aged 24, Michael van der Mark is set to make his debut in the MotoGP. He is currently riding for Yamaha in the World Superbike Championship. The dutchman is currently 7th in the standings, with 135 points.

Michael van der Mark has won many titles throughout his career. He won the European Superstock Championship in 2012, two Suzuka 8H wins and the prestigious World Supersport Championship in 2014.


photo – Yamaha Racing

Alex Marquez to miss the rest of the weekend

Following his heavy crash from FP1, Alex Marquez received some bad news after the medical check from Clinica Mobile. Given his injury, he will not be able to defend his excellent result from FP1.

Furthermore, the spanish rider will miss the rest of the action from Misano. It is yet unknown if he can race at Aragon. Marc VDS Racing will remain with only one rider available to race, Franco Morbidelli.

FP2 will start at 15:10 CET.


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Valentino Rossi to return in action in 30 to 40 days

Injured in an enduro training session, Valentino Rossi had last night a successful operation on his broken leg. The medics have declared that Rossi is in stable condition, but he will have to take a 30 to 40 days rest.

After the successful operation, Valentino Rossi made a brief statement:

The surgery went well. This morning, when I woke up, I felt already good. I would like to thank the staff of the Ospedali Riuniti in Ancona, and in particular Doctor Pascarella who operated on me. I’m very sorry for the incident. Now I want to be back on my bike as soon as possible. I will do my best to make it happen!

Valentino Rossi will miss both Misano and Aragon GP’s and he is set to come back in action in Japan, in October. Valentino Rossi is currently fourth in the standings, 26 points behind championship leader, Andrea Dovizioso.


photo – Yamaha Racing

Rossi to miss the San Marino GP due to confirmed fracture of tibia and fibula 

It has been confirmed that the nine time World Champion Valentino Rossi has fractured both his tibia and fibula after the crash suffered in an enduro training earlier today.

Valentino Rossi will undergo an emergency surgery, so he will be forced to sit out at least the San Marino GP which will be held next week in Misano. This can mean a check-mate to his championship chances, as the time of recovery is not yet known.

Rossi currently sits 4th in the championship, 26 points behind leader Andrea Dovizioso.
photo credit – Yamaha Racing

Valentino Rossi to miss Misano?

Various sources throughout the italian media have announced that Valentino Rossi has suffered a heavy accident this evening in an enduro training.

More specifically, it seems that Valentino Rossi suffered a broken leg. If confirmed, Valentino Rossi will certainly miss his home GP which will be held next week at Misano.

Valentino Rossi is currently fourth in the MotoGP standings, 26 points behind the championship leader, Andrea Dovizioso. In the last GP, the legendary italian rider finished third in the British GP at Silverstone.


photo – Yamaha Racing

Marvin Musquin to miss MXoN


Marvin Musquin will miss the MXoN which is to be held in October at Matterley Basin in United Kingdom. The french rider made a press statement this morning. In a brief press release, he made the following comments:

This weekend will be announced the French team for the Motocross of Nations,” Musquin wrote on social media. “I won’t be part of the team, because I will have to take care of my knee in September once the season over. It’s a disappointment for me but after talking with my doctor and my team I have to do what’s best for my next season. I will be cheering on Team France to be on top of the podium again.

The three french riders who will ride at the MXoN will be announced tomorrow at Lommel. The main favorites to fill the three spots are Gautier Paulin, Romain Febvre, Dylan Ferrandis and Benoit Paturel.

Belgium and Italy will also announce their MXoN teams this weekend at Lommel.


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