Nicolo Bulega undergoes arm-pump surgery in Italy after Catalunya Round

2024 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship leader Nicolo Bulega (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) underwent surgery on Thursday, 28th March at the Oglio Po Hospital (Cremona). Performed by Professor Alessio Pedrazzini to address chronic exertional forearm compartment syndrome (arm pump), a common surgery in motorcycling racing, it was decided that after previous issues, to be solved before the third round of his rookie season.

The issue has been present since last winter and worsened during the Australian Round for Bulega and was aggravated last weekend in Barcelona, where severe pain threatened to limit the performance of the reigning Supersport World Champion. For this reason, in agreement with the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team, the decision to perform surgery on Bulega’s right forearm has been made. He will now have plenty of time to recover from the operation and to get in the best condition for the third round of the 2024 WorldSBK season scheduled for April 19-21 at the TT Circuit in Assen, the Netherlands.

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Source: WorldSBK.com

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