Dovizioso to undergo surgery after motocross crash

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Factory Ducati MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso will undergo surgery this evening just a month ahead of the season beginning at Jerez.

Dovizioso broke his collarbone in a motocross crash earlier today and will be operated on this evening at a Modena hospital.

A statement from Ducati reads:

“After suffering a crash during a motocross race in Faenza, Andrea Dovizioso has sustained a left collarbone injury. After consultation with Prof. Porcellini, Dovi has decided to proceed with surgery this evening in Modena to be fit in time for the start of the 2020 MotoGP season.”