Stefan Bradl said he had no chance of competing in his home MotoGP race at the Sachsenring after breaking his scaphoid last time out at Assen.

The Forward Yamaha rider said he will use the summer break after this weekend's ninth round of the championship at the German track to focus on returning stronger in the USA at Indianapolis in August.

"It doesn't even make sense to try because I have a feeling that I cannot even ride a standard pedal scooter here," Bradl said.

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"It doesn't make sense to try with painkillers or something in this condition. It's the scaphoid and I think everybody knows it is quite tricky. I got an operation on Monday and all the doctors told me you will be a little bit stupid when you try to ride.

"Also, the feeling I have with the hand, I have no chance to ride the bike. It's far away from 100 per-cent and I need to recover," he added.

"The good thing is that after this race I have three weeks to get the best and get the hand in a positive condition, so that's the only positive thing I can tell you."

After a difficult start to the season, Bradl was beginning to make some progress with the Yamaha and qualified as the top Open rider at Assen before his spill.

"Everybody knows we had a really difficult first half of the season and it was coming a little bit better since Mugello, we were improving," he said.

"I got a better feeling and confidence with the bike and unfortunately some stupid mistakes happened with the electronics and I injured myself.

"I still have to think positive and there are a couple more races where we can show our performance and I will try everything to be at 100 per-cent and show our potential."