Tito Rabat has been released from hospital following yesterday's fiery accident during private testing at Barcelona and now has his sights set on competing in next weekend's Italian MotoGP.

After falling heavily at the final corner, the Reale Avintia rider spent the night at the University Hospital Quiron Dexeus in Barcelona for further checks on his left arm.

In an ultrasound test, Rabat was diagnosed with a three centimetre muscle rupture of three centimetres in length. Dr. Xavier Mir and his team decided that surgery was not necessary and just immobilised Rabat’s left arm.

On Thursday morning, Rabat received the all-clear to leave hospital and will now return to his house at Valencia, where he will undergo sessions of cold therapy to speed up the recovery of the muscular tissue.

Rabat will then return to Barcelona on Tuesday next week for another ultrasound check. The doctors are then going to decide if his participation at the Italian Grand Prix will be possible or not.

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“I was released from hospital already," Rabat said. "My treatment couldn’t have been better, at the circuit as well as at the Dexeus clinic, where Dr. Charte and Dr. Mir gave me the best care imaginable.

"Yesterday we thought it would be an almost impossible task to race at Mugello, because it looked as if I needed an operation. But this morning, we made some more checks and decided to simply leave the arm in a cast for a week. Next week, we will check on the injury again.

"This year has been good for us so far, we have been very competitive, and this is why we want to try everything possible to get back into shape and be able to ride at Mugello. I want to thank everybody for the tremendous help and support I received since this crash."



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