After winning the MXGP qualifying race on Saturday and finishing 3rd in the opening MXGP moto on Sunday at the 2019 MXGP of Argentina season opener, Monster Energy / Yamaha factory rider Romain Febvre had a big high-speed crash while 3rd late in moto 2. The former World Champ immediately showed signs of something being wrong in his lower leg area and he went on to suffer a DNF in the final moto due to not being able to continue after the crash.
Today, Romain sent out an update after going to the hospital: “Well, the weekend start very good! 1st in time practice, 1st in qualifying race and 2 good stars on Sunday, finished 3rd the first moto after few small mistakes and was running 3rd again on second moto, but had a crash. Twisted very bad my ankle, still don’t know exactly what I got because it was to big to see it properly! Have some exams on Wednesday back home! Thanks for the support.”
Check out Romain’s Instagram updates below.