Pedro Acosta breaks his left femur and will not race in the Netherlands

  • The ‘shark from Mazarrón’, brilliant and overwhelming Moto3 world champion, suffered a fall last year when he was practicing motocross before traveling to Assen

  • Everything seems to indicate that the fracture of the left femur is clean and, probably, he will only miss the Dutch GP, since, on Sunday, they start more than a month of vacation

The Murcian pilot Pedro Acosta18 years old, team official Moto2 KTMs and one of the brightest young men in the motorcycle world championshipis traveling to Barcelona after fracturing, today, his left femur, while he was training practicing motocross, two days before traveling to amsterdam to move immediately to Assenthe ‘cathedral’ of motorcycling, to participate in the Dutch Grand Prix11th race of the season, with which the first part of the season closes and begins, after the suspension of the Finnish Grand Prixwhich was to be held on June 11, a long month of holidays for everyone.

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Acosta, who will be operated on by the doctors who usually attend the riders in the Motorcycle World Championship and belong to the Institut Dexeus Chironfrom Barcelona, ​​is very affected by the mishap, despite knowing that these are things that usually happen to all drivers, unable to stop training hard and professionally, even when two grand prix are as close together on the calendar as they have been , this time, with the races at Sachsenring, last Sunday, and next Sunday at Assen.

Acosta had returned

Several riders have preferred to stay in Germany or travel, little by little, to the Netherlands, although the vast majority of them have returned to Spain to continue training Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and appear next Thursday at the legendary Dutch circuit. . Acosta, who had had a very irregular start to the Moto2 World Championship, had already shown himself to be very, very recovered (“we’re back”, he said after winning at Mugello, his first grand prix this season and in the Moto2 category) and He is already in eighth position in the World Cup, although still far from the top.