Official: positive from Jorge Martín that complicates his title in Moto2

The Spaniard is asymptomatic and will not be able to enter the Marco Simoncelli paddock this weekend during the San Marino GP, which may result in losing points.


The Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto2 team has confirmed that Jorge Martín will drop this weekend at the San Marino GP, for testing positive for COVID-19. He has done so through a surreal statement, headlining and headlining the information with Nagashima, his teammate, instead of with the shocking news and the hard blow that this entails for the Spanish pilot, who is asymptomatic and well. , in your title aspirations. The 2018 Moto3 champion is third overall, tied on points with Bastianini and eight points behind the leader, Marini, with which he could lose some valuable points this Sunday.

"Jorge Martín has not been able to travel to San Marino due to a positive test for COVID-19. The Spaniard feels well and is quarantined at home, respecting the safety protocols of the health authorities. The Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto2 team he hopes to be able to quickly return to the paddock to continue the great work he has done in the last rounds, "the statement said.

The championship, for its part, has also given its point of view saying that "two people who will attend the Lenovo GP in San Marino and the Riviera di Rimini tested positive for Covid-19. As their team has already confirmed, one of the people is Moto2 rider Jorge Martín (Red Bull KTM Ajo). A positive result has also been obtained from a mechanic from a different team. Both are asymptomatic and are now safely isolated. They have not entered the paddock for the event and they will not be able to attend the San Marino GP. We wish them a speedy recovery and hope to see them again soon in the paddock. MotoGP has performed more than 14,000 tests for Covid-19 since before the Spanish GP and has safely detected and isolated each positive case diagnosed ". The previous one was that of an employee from Dorna, detected during the GP of the Czech Republic, and who was isolated in his hotel.

The affected person, for his part, has addressed his followers on Twitter: "Hello everyone! Inform you that I will not participate in the Misano GP for testing positive for Covid-19, I will miss being on the track and I hope get back to racing as soon as possible! Thank you all for the messages of support! " There is hope that the Madrilenian can be in Misano's second appointment, that of the Emilia Romagna GP, because the positive is several days ago and his quarantine should end in time to reach Misano 2. That will be the first of the last eight appointments that are still ahead.

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