The burning motorcycles made us think of the worst. Fortunately, the accident involving Dani Pedrosa and Lorenzo Savadori the third lap of the Styrian Grand Prix did not produce great physical consequences for the drivers. The Spaniard was able to get back on track immediately, while the Aprilia rider, who hit the KTM in the middle of the track in turn 3, got away with a fracture of the medial malleolus of his right ankle. . Savadori naturally saw the Grand Prix on TV and this afternoon he successfully operated on the University Hospital of Parma.
The operation, conducted by Enrico Vaienti and carried out by Professor Francesco Pogliacomi and doctors Luca Guardoli and Emanuele Ciccarone, was perfectly successful, and Savadori has already returned home to start his rehabilitation. “The surgery lasted about an hour and a quarter and we have already planned the post-operative path with the physiotherapists, in order to allow him to get back on his bike in the shortest possible time.“, Explained the medical team. Savadori will miss the Austrian Grand Prix scheduled for this Sunday: for him the probable return is the Grand Prix of Silverstone of 29 August.