LEANDRO MERCADO BROKES THREE RIBS DURING A TESTING SESSION. IODARACING WILL NOT BE IN AUSTRALIA.

Terni, 15th February 2017 – Iodaracing will not take part to the first round of the 2017 season of the World Superbike championship. The team will not be travelling to Australia as a consequence of riders’ accident , who broke three ribs and caused a pneumothorax during a cross testing session.

Leandro’s physical conditions are not critical, but he has been declared unfit to fly until the pneumothorax is completely reversed.

The team expects to be able to race the second round of the season to be held in Thailand on the 11th and 12 of March, although this is to be confirmed according to riders’ complete recovery.