Loris Baz will return to the MotoGP-class caravan in Silverstone, where he will replace the injured Paul Espargaro in the KTM team this weekend. Esparagaro missed the last three races due to a broken left collarbone. When the test racer of the Austrian team Mike Kallia was injured, the team competed in these races with only one racer - Bradley Smith. As KTM team leader Pit Beirer said, they had quite a bit of trouble finding a replacement racer for this racing weekend. They first turned to another of their test racers, Randy de Puniet, who turned down the option as he wanted to test the motorcycle before the end of the race. So they turned to his compatriot Loris Baz. He already has experience competing in the MotoGP class, where he competed three seasons before only
The Tech 3 and Avintia ducati racers, Pol Espargaro and Loris Baz, finished the race for the British Grand Prix without serious injuries, despite a seemingly ugly fall. In the second corner of the first lap of the race, Pol collided with Danilo Petrucci and then with Loris, which caused them both to fall at high speed. Shortly after the race, both teams announced good news, namely that neither of the racers was seriously injured. "Polo was examined by doctors and no injuries were found," Tech 3 said. Avintia said that Baz did not break anything, and the Frenchman himself informed his fans that he was not in any worse condition than before. dirko.
Loris Baz was very lucky in tests in Malaysia in an accident when his rear tire blew up on a plane at around 290km / h. He recovered from the seemingly severe fall with a few blows and abrasions, but an interesting video where Baz's fall surprised the commentators, who commented on the events at the tests at the time of the accident. https://youtu.be/Xr9t0GJPItI
The second day of winter testing was surprisingly won by Danilo Petrucci with Ducati, and the test day was certainly marked by the seemingly serious accident of Loris Baz, who had a Michelin tire blown up at 290km / h. Luckily, Baz took her away with just a few punches and abrasions. The fastest Jorge Lorenzo was also on the ground yesterday, who smashed the motorcycle well, but also took it away without injuries.
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