Carlos Checa Carrera
Carlos Checa Carrera
Carlos Checa Carrera
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Donington Park (WSBK'13)
26/05/2013

Physical problems for Checa at Donington


Team Ducati Alstare
Fim Superbike World Championship
Race 112
Race 2-

Carlos Checa

"Seeing how the first race went, and the pain that I had in my shoulder both during and after the race, we decided that it was best not to force things by participating in the second. To tell the truth I thought things might be worse today, at what is one of the most physical tracks but, having said that, I need more time to recuperate and get my strength back as I’m suffering particularly in the changes of direction and when entering left-hand turns, where it’s important to have both arms at 100%. Of course it’s not an injury that affects me in my day to day life but at 300km/h it really hurts.

Now we have two weeks, in which I’ll continue with the various treatments in preparation for Portimao where I hope to be stronger. From the next round I’d like to be able to focus more on the sporting side of things and less on health issues."


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