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Lorenzo 'to return for Qatar test'

Yamaha MotoGP boss Masao Furusawa has told Crash.net that Jorge Lorenzo will be back in action during the next pre-season test, at Qatar on March 18-19.

The young Spaniard, team-mate to reigning seven-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi at Fiat Yamaha, fractured his right hand in a motocross accident shortly after the first test of 2010 - forcing him to miss this week's return visit to Sepang.

The injury, which required surgery, also raised 'serious doubts' about whether Lorenzo could return in time for the third and final pre-season test.

However, when asked on Thursday at Sepang, Furusawa said that Lorenzo - presently undergoing physiotherapy - will be fit to ride at the Qatar test and also able to attend an upcoming PR event in Indonesia.

The first round of the 2010 MotoGP season is also at Qatar, on April 11.



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Bridgestone - Unregistered

February 25, 2010 10:57 AM

ANTI GORGEL. he's not consistance enough.? in what year do you live? 2008? must be than. have you seen 2009.?? and he wasnt consistance? this year its 2010 so what are you saying? remember it aint 2008.

monster

February 25, 2010 9:18 AM

This is good news, Jorge must be relieved that all the Yam's so far at this test and the previous one are at the pointy end........the M1 obviously has no major issues to sort out It shouldn't take him long to get on the pace



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