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Category: Moto GP
Nicky Hayden will test the GP12
This season went from bad to worse for Valentino Rossi, now, after Motegi he was diagnosed with a broken finger.
Today, 6th of October Rossi should have been at Jerez with the Ducati Moto GP team for the last 2011 test of the GP12, Nicky Hayden was urgently called for this one although he was already at home in Kentucky.
DUCATI PRESS RELEASE
Valentino Rossi's fall in the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday was not without consequences, although the initial examination suggested otherwise. Due to the severity of the pain and swelling in his left hand, the Italian on Tuesday underwent additional X-rays that revealed a hairlinefracture at the arthrodesis of the first and second phalanx (performed following a fall at Assen in 1995) of the pinky finger on his left hand. Rossi's participation in the Australian Grand Prix on October 16 is not in doubt.
Thursday 6 October, Nicky Hayden will test the GP12 at Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, using the last of eight days the team is allowed with the 2012 bike.