Mir will reappear in Australia

He tried it in Aragón, but the inconvenience forced him to get off the bike before the end of the weekend. With three more weeks of rehabilitation, rest and having missed two appointments at the World Cup, Joan Mir feels strong enough to return to competition. He is not 100%, but in the absence of three appointments to say goodbye to this course and say goodbye to Suzuki, the Majorcan believes that it is the right time. The recovery has taken steps in the right direction and he hopes to be at the Australian GP next week. He will travel to Phillip Island, but it will be the doctors of the circuit itself who have the last word.

The 2020 world champion suffered a chilling crash at the last Austrian GP, last August, during the first lap of the race at the Red Bull Ring. After medical examinations, he was diagnosed with an injury to his right ankle. with fracture of the talus and several damaged tendons in the area. He missed the race at Misano and, although he tried every way at Motorland, he had to listen to his body not knowing when he would be able to return. The inconveniences were very great and did not allow him to roll safely on his Suzuki. Since then, missing the appointments in Japan and Thailand, the Mallorcan focused on a “comprehensive recovery program, which includes physiotherapy and rest”.

“On Wednesday, October 5, he underwent an electromyography to check the condition of the nerves and muscles surrounding his damaged right ankle.. These latest tests have shown encouraging signs of recovery, so he will try to race in Australia.” revealed the team’s statement, which also revealed how “anxious” and motivated Mir is before his return on the Asian tour.

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“Everything seems to be getting better, and I was very happy to hear the latest news from the doctors after my check-ups. The injury seems to be healing well and the recovery work I’ve done has paid off. I’m not 100% yet, but I think it’s time to go back because the situation is much better than in previous weeks. I want to spend these last three races of the season with my team, so I hope to feel good on the bike and be able to ride well”, commented the world champion before heading to Australia.

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