Rossi Declared Fit for Mugello
Movistar Yamaha MotoGPs Valentino Rossi has been declared fit to participate in this weekends Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, following an earlier injury in motocross training.
Earlier the nine-time World Champion underwent a routine medical check-up at the Autodromo del Mugello. VR46 fans from all over the world can breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that FIM Medical Director, Dr Giancarlo Di Filippo, the Chief Medical Officer of the Mugello Circuit, Dr Remo Barbagli and the MotoGP Medical Director, Dr Angel Charte have found Rossi to be in a suitable condition to take part in his home Grand Prix, starting with tomorrows free practice sessions.
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team rider Valentino Rossi was earlier involved in a motocross training accident at the Cross Club Cavallara in Mondavio (Pesaro Urbino, Italy), on Thursday, May 25th.
The 38-year-old Italian rider was taken to a local hospital for a medical check-up, where he was diagnosed with mild thoracic and abdominal trauma. No fractures were detected in any part of the body and no serious traumatic pathologies were found.
The Movistar Yamaha rider and team were just waiting on the routine medical check-up prior to Mugello for final confirmation that Rossi would be racing.