Enea Bastianini ‘back in action’ at Mugello

Enea Bastianini has stepped up preparations for a second attempt at returning from the fractured shoulder he sustained in the Portimao MotoGP season-opener.
Enea Bastianini, Spanish MotoGP 28 April
Enea Bastianini, Spanish MotoGP 28 April

The Italian, injured when he was taken down by Luca Marini’s fallen bike on his factory Ducati race debut, was forced to abandon a return at the Spanish MotoGP due to pain from the shoulder.

Bastianini was then replaced by Danilo Petrucci for the following Le Mans round, while setting his sights on a comeback for his home Italian MotoGP on June 9-11.

In preparation for that event, and to test the condition of his shoulder, the four-time race winner took to the same Mugello circuit today (Tuesday) on a Panigale Superbike.

The Tuscan track is being used for a private MotoGP/SBK test, also attended by the likes of Petrucci (SBK), Ducati’s MotoGP test rider Michele Pirro and Yamaha’s MotoGP test rider Cal Crutchlow.

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