Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Bike Social’s Scott Redding passed a medical assessment earlier today in Japan meaning he will attempt to ride in tomorrow’s free practice sessions.
Redding fell from his MarcVDS Suter less than a week ago in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix, falling heavily on his right arm suffering a fracture to his left radius. He underwent surgery underwent surgery at the Epworth Hospital in Melbourne on the Saturday evening, with a plate and six screws being inserted to repair the damage.
Initially it was expected Redding would travel to Japan to spectate, but after undergoing a medical he will now at least attempt to ride. The Brit conceded his title lead by not riding in Australia, Pol Espargaro now leads the championship by sixteen points with two races remaining.