MotoGP » Valentino Rossi has metalwork removed

Ducati MotoGP team-mates Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden both undergo surgery on Monday.

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FFISH - Unregistered

February 06, 2012 6:10 PM

Please don't let this be an excuse for a slow bike.I guess we are going to hear alot about the leg now?Both riders on the same day.What a coninsidence.Ihope both guys heal well and quickly.MotoGP doesn't need the two Ducati riders not 100% fit.Nether do the fans.We need everyone fit and healthy and riding with no injuries.Stay safe everyone please


February 06, 2012 6:45 PM

That break was a nasty one. Not a supporter of his but an overall fan of the sport and if you read my posts you may think that I hate Rossi. I don't. I don't like his blocking teammates and others access to equipment. I hate the rubbish spewed by his blind faithful. I wouldn't wish that injury on anyone. Hopefully not too much recovery time will be necessary and he will be back to 100% quickly. Then the gloves can come off and we will see if his new bike gets him close to Lorenzo and Casey. Hate it if excuses fly so I will sit and wait for the outcome. This isn't one in the tank for you guys if its between casey jorge and dani(and occassionally Spies).The FTR is a step in the right direction and will definitely be easier to ride.

lolz - Unregistered

February 06, 2012 6:50 PM

It will be 7 months when I have broken my leg like that. Still have my rod in. I tell you, you dont want to know how this hurts. Im not his fan but damn, I respect his courage to ride motorcycle again to its limits.

mick - Unregistered

February 06, 2012 7:04 PM

Rumour has it that the rod weighs 4kilos and he only had it removed to get around the up coming weight penalty!
Only joking lads.Couldnt resist it!

Liam48 - Unregistered

February 06, 2012 7:09 PM

I completely forgot he had that rod in his leg well I actually thought he had it removed already! Maybe this is the start of a year that might feature some luck after the last two years which he has had luck that I wouldn't even want or no one would! The guy deserves some luck and to be competitive again. I hope 2012 is far and away better than 2010 & 2011

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