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Ducati: Why Dovi was allowed to race motocross

Ducati Corse sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has explained why the factory gave special permission for its triple MotoGP title runner-up Andrea Dovizioso to take part in a motocross race. The Italian went on to fracture his left collarbone in Sunday's event at the Monte Coralli track, in Faenza. After undergoing surgery to plate the bone that evening, Dovizioso now has just over two weeks to recover as best he can before riding his Desmosedici in the Official Jerez test, followed by the season-opening race weekends on July 19 and 26. "Although we know that motocross is an activity that presents several risks, we had still allowed Andrea to participate in this regional race, because...
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