Tech 3 Moto2 rider's Xavier Simeon will not participate in next weekend's Catalan Grand Prix due to injuries suffered during last weekend's Le Mans round.

The Belgian broke bones in his left hand and foot after a heavy qualifying accident in Le Mans last Saturday and, while he is recovering well from the injuries, Simeon and Tech 3 boss Herve Poncharal have decided not to rush his recovery.

Simeon will thus return to his Mistral 610 machine when practice for the British Grand Prix gets underway at the following Silverstone event, on Friday, June 15.

Tech 3 is currently looking for a replacement to ride alongside Bradley Smith at the Catalunya round. An announcement will be made 'in due course'.

Simoen has taken a best finish of 13th so far this season.