“Fernando is doing very well,” said Rossi. “Obviously he had a bad incident, a bike accident is rarely something that is easy. But he was lucky. He ended up only suffering from his jaw. So besides a necessary surgery and care on his jaw the rest is fine.
“Fernando is completely fit, he’s totally operational. We are even surprised that he recovered so quickly.”
The three-days of pre-season testing will take place in Bahrain from March 12th to 14th. Rossi said Alonso has assured the team he will be ready.
“He confirmed to us immediately almost after the incident that he will be in Bahrain which has been confirmed with his doctors,” said Rossi. “And it looks like he was right because he is absolutely fit and we are looking forward to seeing him next week in the car.”
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