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Classics "Arm as swollen as a leg": Does Cal Crutchlow throw in the towel?

22:55  14 september  2020
22:55  14 september  2020 Source:   de.motorsport.com

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Whether Cal Crutchlow will continue the weekend in Misano is still uncertain - his arm is extremely swollen - doctors want to assess the situation on Saturday

Less than two weeks after an operation on his right forearm, Cal Crutchlow did almost 40 laps on the Misano in Friday training World Circuit. With 19th place he was in the range of his Honda colleagues Alex Marquez and Stefan Bradl.

How is his arm doing after this day of training? "Not great. I have problems with fluid in my arm. The arm is swollen," says Crutchlow, making it clear: "It's as thick as probably most people's legs."

"I don't feel too bad on the motorcycle, but I can't go on like this because the arm is getting bigger and bigger. The doctors are worried because the fluid isn't draining through the hole. It's not a good situation."

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"The operation went well, but it is actually worse now than it was before the operation. The arm is massively swollen. That is not good at all," regrets the Briton. "We'll talk to the doctors and then we'll evaluate the situation."

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With 19th place Cal Crutchlow was like the other Honda drivers far behind

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Will Crutchlow throw in the towel or do the rest of the weekend? "Let's wait and see what the doctors say tomorrow. My arm needs rest, it hasn't healed well enough. With nine races in the next eleven weeks, it won't be able to rest either."

"Ironically, I don't have any major problems on the bike. I don't feel great, but okay. I can control the bike well and I don't feel that I'm running out of power. But it can't be that my arm after every workout is so swollen. "

"This is not normal and not natural," says Crutchlow. That is why it is still open on Friday evening whether the three-time MotoGP race winner will continue on Saturday.

With images from Motorsport Images .

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