The Spanish Jorge Lorenzo, brand new team driver Honda de a MotoGP, will miss the preseason training at the Malaysian circuit of Sepang, after undergoing surgery this Monday in a clinic in Barcelona for a fracture of the scaphoid of his left wrist while training in Verona (Italy).
“During his preparation for the 2019 MotoGP World Championship season, Jorge Lorenzo had a fall while training outside the Italian city of Verona. After conducting multiple tests, it has been confirmed that he suffered a scaphoid fracture in his left wrist ", notes the note.
Lorenzo had a titanium screw by means of a technique "Minimally invasive". After four days of rest, the five-time world champion will begin physiotherapy work.
Due to this injury, Lorenzo and the Japanese team have decided that the Mallorcan "Not be present" in the Sepang pre-season training, which will begin at the Malaysian circuit on February 6, "To fully focus on his recovery."
The objective is that Lorenzo is ready for the official test of Qatar, from February 23 to 25. Before that, Lorenzo will travel to Madrid to attend the presentation of the team, which is held this Wednesday at the Repsol corporate headquarters, together with his partner and current world champion, Marc Márquez.