Racer X Injury Report

April 22, 2010 4:57pm
Max Anstie – Hip
Comment: The DNA Shred Stix/Star Yamaha rider is healed up and ready to go this weekend.

Daniel Blair - Knee
Comment: Underwent surgery on both knees for torn ACLs and endured a rigorous rehabilitation program to have himself ready for the Salt Lake City supercross.

Bobby Bonds: Collarbone
Comment: Will return at Round 4 of the WORCS series next week.

Tyler Bowers – Femur
Comment: Out indefinitely.

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

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

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.

Darryn Durham – Shoulder
Comment: Probable for the Las Vegas East/West Shootout.

Ben Evans – Shoulder
Comment: Re-aggravated his shoulder and is planning on returning at the Hangtown opener aboard a TiLube/Brown Motorsports KX450F.

Matt Goerke – Broken Right Leg
Comment: Headed to California this week to start testing for the nationals. “My leg feels pretty good,” Matt told us. “It's taken a while to heal, because of the rod. I can’t wait to get back out there!”

Josh Hill - Ribs
Comment: His latest Tweet says he's miserable because he's suffering from allergies and dealing with freshly re-broken ribs.

Nico Izzi - Foot
Comment: The fractured bone in his foot is healed, but he is skipping the last few supercrosses in order to regroup. "He feels confident that he can turn things around in the Nationals," team manager Donovan Mitchell told us.

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….”

Grant Langston – Entire body
Comment: Focusing on being 100 percent for Hangtown.

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

Alex Martin - Arm
Comment: Got his cast off last Wednesday and is headed down to Texas to start training for the nationals.

Vernon McKiddie – Knee
Comment: MXDesigns/Shea Racing’s Vernon McKiddie suffered a torn ACL and MCL just two days before his hometown race in Houston. He will undergo surgery in two weeks.

Jake Moss – Knuckle
Comment: Out until MX with a fractured knuckle.

Matt Moss – Wrist
Comment: Matt Moss's broken back is healed, but he also had his wrist checked out while he was out with back problems, and it turns out he had a broken navicular. The injury is healing, but Matt is still in a cast and likely won't be back until the outdoor tour.

Tyla Rattray – Shoulder blade
Comment: Making his return at Hangtown.

Dan Reardon - Head
Comment: Questionable for 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."

Tommy Searle – Right shoulder
Comment: Tommy is back on the bike and is foregoing returning to supercross and instead focusing on returning for the opening round of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship at Hangtown.

James Stewart – Wrist
Comment: Return is still yet to be determined.

Ivan Tedesco – Lung/Collarbone
Comment: Out six to eight weeks with a collapsed lung, broken ribs and a broken collarbone. “Just got chest tube out,” Ivan tweeted today. “Hurt really bad! X-rays at 5pm to make sure lung is holding up. If all good I might get out tonight!”

Ben Townley - Perforated Bowel
Comment: It's been five weeks since his stomach injury and he is likely going to start training and riding again this weekend, according to www.fullnoise.com.au.

Ryan Villopoto – Leg
Comment: Broke his right tib/fib. Out indefinitely. 

Heath Voss - Kneecap
Comment: Out with a broken right patella (kneecap).

Chris Whitcraft – Back
Comment: Things are looking better every day. Help support Chris by visiting www.chriswhitcraft.com.

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