Injury Report: PhoenixFriday, January 13, 2012 | 10:10 AM
Josh Hill - Broken Tibia
Comment: Hill suffered a broken tibia (lower leg) in his first turn crash at A1. The injury is not related to Hill’s previous leg injury that kept him away from the races last year, and is expected to sideline him for four to six weeks.
Wil Hahn - Fractured Right Hip
Comment: Hahn suffered a fractured right hip at the Honda test track on Wednesday, Jan. 11, and will be out of action for three to six weeks.
Michael Byrne - Broken nose and C-6 in neck
Comment: Byrne will spend four weeks in a neck brace, and if his recovery progresses well, he expects to be back soon after the brace comes off.
Hahn is expected to miss three to six weeks after fracturing his hip earlier this week.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Trey Canard - Broken Collarbone
Comment: After sitting A1 out, Canard has announced via Twitter that he will be racing this weekend in Phoenix; “Alright folks, after careful consideration, prayer and riding, I’m in for this weekend. I’m excited to get back out there and do some racing.”
Ken Roczen - Broken Arm
Comment: Roczen plans on racing the Eastern Regional SX Lites season.
Jimmy Decotis - Multiple Fractures in Feet
Comment: Jimmy D is hoping to be ready for the start of the Eastern Regional SX Lites season.
PJ Larsen - Broken Hand
Comment: Larsen should be ready for the beginning of the Eastern Regional SX Lites season.
Jared Browne - Broken Ribs and Torn Spleen
Comment: Browne originally hoped to be back by Phoenix, but will miss several more rounds while he waits for the tear in his spleen to heal.
Christian Craig - Wrist Problems
Comment: Craig will be sitting out most of the remaining Western Regional SX Lites rounds. Due to a broken wrist suffered at Southwick, Craig has not been at 100 percent, and has opted to undergo surgery to fix the problem.
Craig will miss a majority of the Lites West season while dealing with a wrist injury.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Joey Peters - Broken Left Wrist
Comment: Peters plans on entering the Eastern Regional SX Lites series.
Dakota Tedder - Broken Right Wrist
Comment: The injury occurred in December, and there is no scheduled date for his return yet.
Jeremy Girard - Broken Bones in Left Foot
Comment: Girard broke his heel bone, and two other bones in his left foot. Girard hopes to make his return to racing by San Diego.
Jason Potter - Broken Collarbone and Scapula
Comment: Currently, there is no timetable on Potter’s return.
Colin Jurín - Dislocated Shoulder
Comment: Jurin underwent surgery in December and will attempt to contest the last few Western Regional SX Lites rounds.
Taylor Futrell - Badly Broken Collarbone
Comment: Futrell underwent surgery for the injury, and is unsure when he’ll be back on the bike. Futrell is hoping to be back by the first round of the Eastern Regional SX Lites season, but says it will be a game time decision.
Ryan Clark - Broken Right Arm
Comment: Clark says he will most likely make his return at the third round in Los Angeles.
Broc Schmelyun - Broken Hand
Comment: Schmelyun underwent surgery and is hoping to be 100 percent by the Eastern Regional SX Lites season opener.
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