Following several medical examinations last night and this morning, HRC have made the difficult decision to withdraw Tim Gajser from the French MXGP.

This is due to the ongoing pain in his shoulder when riding.

“I can not express how disappointed I am at not being able to ride today,” said Gajser. “It is not in my nature to give up and I promise all my fans that I will be back and stronger as soon as possible.”


He will now return to Slovenia where he will undergo initial examinations which will determine the extent of the problem.

HRC General Manager – MXGP, Roger Harvey commented: “This is not a decision we have made easily but we have followed medical advice and been forced to withdraw Tim from this GP. Obviously, rider safety is paramount to HRC and we had to consider Tim’s wellbeing after seeing that he struggled in yesterday’s qualifying race.”