First of all, a spectacular race to catch up - then Marquez crashes and overturns

motorcycle world champion Marc Marquez crashed at the season opener of the MotoGP in Jerez with his Honda hard and ruined his spectacular comeback. The world

First of all, a spectacular race to catch up - then Marquez crashes and overturns

motorcycle world champion Marc Marquez crashed at the season opener of the MotoGP in Jerez with his Honda hard and ruined his spectacular comeback.

The world champion was treated immediately in the ambulance and taken to the hospital. There, the doctor has already confirmed that Marquez has broken his right upper arm. He will be flown on Monday to Barcelona and surgery.

At the first career success for the Frenchman Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) in the Premier class at the Grand Prix of Spain-Marquez was eliminated in third place, lying just before the end after a fall. AP/dpa

Fabio Quartararo wins the Auftakrennen the MotoGP in Jerez.

On Tuesday, Marquez will have to be operated on. He is in the next week at the Grand Prix of Andalusia fit, is more than questionable.

Marquez after a driving mistake on the 18th

Marquez was handed down after an error on place 18. In the course of the race, the Spaniard fought his way back to the front on the third rank, before he lost control of his motorcycle.

Marquez was then transported with a ruff around the neck in the ambulance. The Italian Superstar Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) also retired seven laps from the finish.

For the MotoGP it was the first race of the season. Next weekend is already the next one is the Grand prize of Andalusia, which takes place in Jerez, on the program. Of originally for March scheduled opener in Qatar had been cancelled due to the corona crisis.

Moto2: Also Schrötter crashing

the German Moto2 rider Marcel Schrötter had to kick off no luck. The 27-year-old Bayer is in the first race, after the Corona-forced break fell. "The return to racing unfortunately wasn ready to an unhappy end," he said. After just seven laps at the Grand Prix of Spain Schrötter had landed in the gravel bed. In the case of the fall in one of the fastest corners he remained unharmed.

For Schrötter had started the race in the Moto2 well. Starting from grid position seven from the Kalex-Pilot had carried out at temperatures of about 30 degrees to the fourth Position, and fought a duel with Ex-MotoGP rider Sam Lowes. As the front wheel lost at the Turn in the eleventh curve, the liability could not Schrötter keep his motorcycle on the track.

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Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 21:26

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