Valentino Rossi has cleared the first hurdle on his return to racing. Today, he was passed fit by the Sachsenring medical officer to race in Germany. The Fiat Yamaha rider will suit up for practice on Friday, to see whether the apparent fitness he showed during testing at Brno will carry over into the event here at the Sachsenring.
Here's the official press release from the Fiat Yamaha team:
Thursday 15th July 2010
ROSSI CLEARED TO RIDE IN GERMANY
Valentino Rossi has been officially cleared to ride at this weekend's German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring, six week's after his accident in Italy.
The Fiat Yamaha rider was examined by the Chief Medical Officer for this event, Dr. Huber Fischer, who found him fit enough to compete this weekend. Rossi will be present at the Official Press Conference at Sachsenring at 1700 CET today.