Racer X Injury Report

March 19, 2010 9:26am

Ryan Morais - Body
Comment: Crashed out of practice in Toronto, reportedly hurt his side. Not sure yet if he will race this weekend in Dallas. "He'll make a decision after he rides today," said team manager, Bill Keefe.

Alex Martin - Arm
Comment: Broke his arm in practice at Toronto and will be out four to six weeks. "I might be back for St. Louis, but most likely Hangtown," Alex told us.

Darryn Durham – Hand/Head
Comment: Banged up, but he should be fine for Dallas.

Matt Goerke - Leg 
Comment: Matt has been cleared to ride for light riding, and his team will evaluate his strength and confidence in a few weeks to see if they can bring him back for any SX rounds.

Dan Reardon - Head
Comment:  Dan will be out this weekend. From his team manager: "He's still feeling the effects of his brutal A1 crash and we're giving him some time to build some mental and physical strength, we look forward to his return to racing."

Ben Townley - Perforated Bowel
Comment: Out four to six weeks. Should be ready for Hangtown opener. Read the official PR here.

Grant Langston – Body
Comment: Underwent arthroscopic knee surgery last week, the knee that had been reconstructed last year had been bothering him all season, and then got worse after his Daytona crash. Hopes to be back on a bike in three weeks, not sure when he will return to racing.

Jason Lawrence – Body
Comment: Banged up from his practice crash at Daytona. Should be a go for Dallas.

Chad Reed – Hand
Comment: Questionable for Dallas.

Aden de Jager – Collarbone

Comment: Broke it at Indy. No word on when he’ll return.

Kevin Johnson – Fractured neck, ribs, collapsed lung, and lacerated kidney
Comment: Told us he’s just sore. “My neck doesn't even hurt much at all, just my broken ribs,” he added. “My insides are feeling better too. To be honest I am pretty dang thankful that I feel the way I do….”

Ronnie Goodwin - Ankle
Comment: Broken Talus, but hopes to return at Houston.

Max Anstie – Hip
Comment: Fractured hip at Anaheim 3. No word on when he’ll return.

Tyla Rattray – Shoulder blade
Comment: Started riding last week, says he will make the decision on Dallas after riding this Thursday.

Josh Clark - Back
Comment: He will be 100 percent when the nationals start and plans to ride 450s.

Chris Whitcraft – Back
Comment: Things are looking better every day.

Bobby Bonds: Collarbone
Comment: Should be back on the bike in a few weeks.

Andrew Short – Leg
Comment: From the official Honda press release: “Short has sustained a lower leg injury, which is expected to sideline him for approximately six weeks.” Short will start light riding next week.

Ben Evans – Shoulder
Comment: The BTOSports.com/BBMX/Palmetto Suzuki rider is out till Seattle.

Tommy Searle – Right shoulder
Comment: Tommy will make his return after the break in the series at Seattle in April.

James Stewart – Wrist
Comment: His return to the race track will depend on how quickly he is able to recover post-surgery and will be evaluated and determined on a weekly basis. In Toronto, Team Manager Larry Brooks confirmed Stewart is still not able to ride.

Josh Grant – Shoulder
Comment: From JGRMX’s David Evans: “So far things are going as expected with Josh. We want Josh returning fully healed and ready, rather than rushing back and jeopardizing his chances for an AMA Motocross title.” Reports are that Josh has started light riding.

Christian Craig – Broken Back
Comment: Currently has rods in his back and won’t be back on a bike for well over a year.

Matt Moss – Broken Back
Comment: Still out, will most probably miss the supercross season and begin racing in the AMA Motocross Championship.

Teddy Maier - Leg
Comment: Teddy broke his tib/fib while training at MTF. It actually bent the rod in his leg from a injury last year. He’s working hard to get healed up and is planning on being ready for east coast supercross.

Daniel Blair - Knee
Comment: Out with two torn ACLs. Will not return for supercross in 2010.

Jake Marsack - Neck
Comment: Jake Marsack out with a broken neck - C2 and C7. Under the current care of Steve Navarro.

Spencer Dally - Collarbone
Comment: Spencer broke his collarbone in the first heat at Atlanta. He's back in Minnesota where he had it surgically repaired with a plate and eight screws. He will be out for the rest of the Supercross season and plans to be back to 100 percent for Hangtown and the rest of the outdoor nationals.

If we missed something or you have an update, shoot us an e-mail at letters@racerxonline.com.

Jason Lawrence practicing for Dallas.
photo: Carlos Aguirre