Marc Marquez is hopeful he can protect his 125cc World Championship lead despite discloating his shoulder for the second time this season.
The championship leader was stretching his advantage at the top of the standings following a run of five straight wins, but a fall during practice for the Czech Grand Prix left him with a damaged left shoulder
Coming three months after breaking his right collarbone in an accident at Jerez, although Marquez soldiered on to a brave seventh place at Brno, his lead has been reduced to 15 points by Pol Espargaro.
Nevertheless, Marquez says he will be ready for the next round at Indianapolis, even if he wonï¿½t be 100 per cent.
ï¿½Competing in the world championship is never easy and there are days in which things can go wrong. We cannot and should not relax at any moment until the final lap of the final race has been completed.
ï¿½At Brno I injured my shoulder, this time the left shoulder. On this occasion, we have had to just go ahead without any time for me to recuperate, which is different from when I went to France as I had three weeks of rehabilitation.
ï¿½The race was very hard but I want to thank Dr Costa and the Clinica Mobile because they did an excellent job through those three days for helping me start the race. Although I did not experience a lot of pain throughout the 19 laps, I did not have any strength in the arm in order to brake hard. In addition, I had a problem with the rear tyre, which was sliding from the beginning and it was destroyed at the end of the race.ï¿½