Racer X  Injury Report: Freestone

Racer X Injury Report: Freestone

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Jeff Alessi – Foot
Comment: Had to undergo yet another surgery on his injured foot and will be out the entire motocross season.

Mike Alessi – Concussion
Comment: The Red Bull KTM rider knocked himself out during a practice crash at Hangtown. He is expected to make a full recovery and return to racing in approximately three to four weeks.

Ryan Sipes - Wrist
Comment: After injuring his wrist last weekend at the opening round of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship at Hangtown, DNA Shred Stix Yamaha's Ryan Sipes will be racing this weekend at Freestone. Sipes suffered some scar tissue damage in his wrist, but did not suffer any broken bones.

Matt Boni – Tib/Fib
Comment: Crashed at the Dallas SX and sustained a compound fracture to his tibia and fibula in one of his legs. “My surgery went extremely well and my specialist is predicting a 100 percent recovery in a few months,” Matt said. “All the other Injuries that occurred were minor and have healed nicely up to this point, but no date for return has been set.”

Jarred Browne – Collarbone
Comment:  He had his left collarbone plated the Friday after the Dallas SX. His left kneecap broke in ten places and it is in a cast. His right wrist dislocated and broke. He just got clearance to ride and he hopes to be back to racing by RedBud.

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Mike Alessi is out up to four weeks after a gnarly practice crash at Hangtown.
Photo: Simon Cudby

Justin Brayton – Ankle/Knee
Comment: Has a torn deltoid ligament along with stretched lateral ligaments in his ankle and a strained MCL of the knee. Hopes to return at High Point.

Trey Canard – Femur
Comment: Out indefinitely after fracturing his femur.

Jimmy DeCotis- Elbow
Comment: Dislocated elbow at the Seattle SX and he and the team hopes to be back for the outdoors where Jimmy will be filling in for the injured Blake Wharton.

Cody Gilmore – Shoulder
Comment: Dislocated his shoulder in his heat race in Seattle and suffered a slight tear in his labrum. He said that he’ll be in physical therapy for a few more weeks.

Kyle Goerke – Wrist
Comment: Broke his wrist during his heat race in Jacksonville. He’s healed up and preparing for the outdoors now.

Matt Goerke – Wrist and Pelvis
Comment: According to a TiLube Racing PR, Matt suffered serious injuries with a shattered left wrist and multiple fractures in his pelvis. He’s recovering well and has two more weeks before he is back on the bike.

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Tickle had get five stitches due to a first moto crash at Hangtown, but should be 100 percent for Freestone.
Photo: BrownDogWilson

Gavin Gracyk – Knee
Comment: Had a full ACL repair and hopes to be back on the bike mid-summer.

Josh Grant - Knee
Comment: According to a statement released by Honda, Grant underwent additional surgery to his right knee to repair his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), the result of an injury he sustained at the Phoenix SX. He anticipates a return to racing early in the summer.

Wil Hahn – Shoulder
Comment: Started riding but no word on when he’ll return to action.

Hunter Hewitt - Head
Comment: Out with a concussion. No word on when he'll return.

Ryan Morais – Hip
Comment: Had surgery last week on his hip. Out indefinitely.

Austin Stroupe – Shoulder
Comment: You may not see Austin this summer. His shoulder injury from last year was still nagging, so he went under the knife after supercross. He could be back by mid-season, depending on how the recovery goes.

Jason Thomas – Knee
Comment: The BTOSports.com/BBMX Suzuki rider underwent ACL surgery and hopes to be back in the fall.

Ivan Tedesco – Hip/Knee
Comment: Underwent knee and hip surgery. Off the bike till September.

Broc Tickle – Elbow
Comment: Had to get five stitches due to a first moto crash but he says he’s 100 percent for tomorrow.

Ian Trettel – Head
Comment: Crashed in practice at Daytona and suffered a head injury. Sent out this update earlier this week: http://www.racerxonline.com/2011/05/18/ian-trettel-injury-update---personal-letter

Blake Wharton – Shoulder
Comment: Underwent surgery on his right shoulder earlier this week, then in a few weeks will have surgery on his left shoulder. This will sideline him for the remainder of the year.

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