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Honda confirms Marc Marquez out of Austrian MotoGP

Honda has confirmed Stefan Bradl will replace Marc Marquez in this weekend's MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix, but hasn't ruled out the champion returning for the second Red Bull Ring race. Marquez broke his arm in a heavy crash during the Spanish GP at Jerez last month, which required an operation on the Tuesday after the race. He tried to return for the Andalusian GP just a few days later, but had to abandon that after qualifying owing to increased swelling in his arm. The stress of trying to be ready for that round weakened the titanium plate in his arm, and last Monday he needed to a second operation when he broke it opening a window at home. The surgery was successful, but ruled him out of...
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