Karel Abraham
Apr 3

Abraham regaining confidence after injury layoff

Abraham rode with an injured shoulder to secure a 13th place finish on his return in Qatar. (Photo courtesy: MotoGP.com)

Abraham rode with an injured shoulder to secure a 13th place finish on his return in Qatar. (Photo courtesy: .com)

Czechoslovakian rider of Cardion AB Motoracing returned to MotoGP in the , following his injury affected 2013 season which was cut short after Misano.

Abraham missed races early in 2013 after breaking his right collarbone in Austin and then damaging his left shoulder in a huge high-side crash at Indianapolis. He then rode through the pain at his home round in Brno and did not complete his last race of the season at Misano, eventually having surgery to rebuild the shoulder in October.

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Feb 15

MotoGP: Abraham Requiring More Rehab On Shoulder

Returning to the track for the start of 2014 preseason testing at Sepang, Karel Abraham was shocked to discover that he remained in significant pain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Returning to the track for the start of 2014 preseason testing at Sepang, was shocked to discover that he remained in significant pain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Karel Abraham is not expected to be back to optimum fitness by the time preseason testing resumes in Malaysia at the end of the month, although the Czech does hope to return to full health for the following Qatar test in early March.

The Cardion AB Motoracing rider damaged his left shoulder in a free practice crash ahead of last year’s Indianapolis Grand Prix. As a result of this, he underwent surgery in October and missed seven of the last nine races in 2013.

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Nov 7

MotoGP: Honda Racing Corporation Unveils RCV1000R For 2014

MotoGP: Honda Racing Corporation Unveils RCV1000R For 2014

The RCV1000R Prototype machine will be used in the “Open” Class. (Photo: Courtesy of Honda)

Today in Valencia, Honda Racing Corporation introduced the Honda RCV1000R prototype machine to be used from 2014 in the MotoGP “Open” Class (prototype machines with Magneti Marelli hardware and software, 24 liter tank and 12 engines per season). The goal of this new machine, which will be sold and not leased to the teams, is to compete in MotoGP with a reasonable budget.

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