Bradley Smith Set For MotoGP Return With Monster Tech3 Yamaha

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Bradley Smith has missed out three MotoGP rounds so far due to injury. The British rider was replaced by fellow countryman Alex Lowes, who performed exceptionally well. Now, Bradley Smith is ready to make his MotoGP comeback at the Japanese GP.

Smith had injured his knee ligaments in a crash at the Oschersleben 8 Hours race. He has been out of competition and is eager to ride his Monster Tech3 Yamaha. Bradley Smith will return for the Motegi GP, however, that begin on October 14, 2016.

Bradley Smith To Ride MotoGP Machine Post 50 Days

At this time, Bradley Smith will not have ridden a motorcycle for over 50 days. Smith is sure that he would not be 100 percent fit for Motegi, however, he is eager to ride again in MotoGP. His primary goal at Japanese GP will be not to fall of his Monster Tech3 Yamaha race machine.

Bradley Smith To Ride MotoGP Machine Post 50 Days

2016 MotoGP Championship marks Bradley Smith and Monster Tech3 Yamaha's partnership. The British-based rider will be joining KTM MotoGP outfit for 2017 Championship. Pol Espargaro will continue to be his teammate at KTM once again.

Bradley Smith To Ride MotoGP Machine Post 50 Days

Motegi GP will be contested on October 14, 2016, with qualifying and free practice prior to that. Bradley Smith will have to undergo tests prior to free practice to be cleared for racing. Stay tuned for more MotoGP and other motorsport related news.

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Story first published: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 18:44 [IST]
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