Yamaha Factory Racing Jorge Lorenzo has undergone surgery on his left collarbone and right thumb, in order to be 100% fit for the start of the 2014 World Championship.
The 2013 MotoGP World Champion has suffered a series of damage to his left collarbone resulting from heavy crashes at Assen and Sachsenring this year resulting in
The latest operation saw the removal of 11 screws and the titanium plates fitted after Lorenzo’s 2013 Sachsenring crash, meaning the bone can now heal more completely. The 26 year-old also had a small procedure performed on his right thumb, further to an injury sustained in 2010.
Surgeons Dr. Joaquin Rodriguez, Dr. Ana Carreras and Dr. Marc Cots carried out the operation on Lorenzo at the Hospital General de Catalunya, in Sant Cugat just outside Barcelona, with the rider’s personal doctor, Teresa Sola, also in attendance.
Lorenzo plans to resume full training early in 2014 to be ready for the first MotoGP™ test in Sepang after the winter test break as the Spanish Rider was given the all clear to leave the hospital on Tuesday after remaining there overnight and will be re-examined before the end of the month.