News Details

Jonas Folger withdraws from MotoGP season to focus on recovery

Jonas Folger has withdrawn from the entirety of the 2018 MotoGP season in order to focus on his recovery from illness. Folger stepped up to the premier class with Tech 3 last year and finished on the podium at his home event in Germany, having challenged Marc Marquez for much of the race. Folger, though, missed the latter phase of the campaign due to illness, which was subsequently diagnosed as a strain of Gilbert Syndrome, a common genetic disorder, in which the liver is unable to process toxins effectively. The youngster had targeted a comeback this year but has announced that he will be unable to participate this season. “I’m incredibly sad to be saying this, but I will not...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Folger rules himself out of entire 2018 MotoGP season

After illness forced him out of the last part of 2017, Folger is taking...

Dovizioso ‘clear' on Ducati's areas for...

Dovizioso is clear the MotoGP Ducati needs mid-corner speed to make it a...

Ducati unveils 2018 MotoGP livery

Ducati has unveiled its 2018 MotoGP livery during a launch event on...

Jorge Lorenzo sure of MotoGP title challenge with...

Jorge Lorenzo has outlined that “everything is in place” for...

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2015 MGPToday.com
MGPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with MotoGP.