Ducati tester Pirro replaces Iannone for Aragon GP

Pirro replaces Iannone

Pirro replaces Iannone

Ducati Team confirmed that, Andrea Iannone will not ride remaining part of Aragon GP, he is still suffering with damage to a vertebra sustained in a crash in FP1 at Misano World Circuit.

As during the San Marino GP on the Riviera di Rimini, his Desmosedici is now entrusted to Ducati test rider Michele Pirro for the remainder of the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon.

Iannone suffered a micro-fracture of the T3 vertebra when he crashed during first practice at the previous Misano round, with doctors ruling him out for the rest of the weekend.

The Ducati rider was cleared to return to track at MotorLand following a medical test on Thursday, but struggled with the pain of his injury in first practice and has now stepped aside.

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