Injury Report: DaytonaThursday, March 8, 2012 | 4:10 PM
Ryan Dungey - Broken Collarbone
Comment: Dungey underwent surgery earlier this week to repair the damage sustained in a crash prior to St. Louis. It is not yet known how quickly Dungey will be able to rejoin the series.
Kyle Partridge - Sliced Foot, Broken Toe and Broken C3 and C4 Vertebrae
Comment: Partridge had a run in with the over/under bridge during practice in St. Louis, which resulted in several injuries. Partridge, who has full movement of his limbs, underwent surgery to stabilize his neck earlier this week. Currently, there is no timetable for his return.
Ben LaMay - Concussion and Fractured Right Hand
Comment: LaMay crashed hard in his heat race in St. Louis, prompting a red flag. Currently, there is no timetable on his return.
Josh Hansen - Hurt Ankle
Comment: Hansen twisted his ankle in practice in St. Louis, and rolled it in the main. Hansen will be racing this weekend in Daytona.
Jimmy Decotis - Torn ACL
Comment: Just when it seemed that Jimmy D would be able to return to racing after suffering multiple fractures in his feet, he crashed while practicing and tore his ACL. The injury effectively takes Decotis out of action for the rest of the season.
Partridge sent out this photo of his foot shortly after his injury.
Chad Reed - Broken Tibia and Fibula, Two Broken Ribs, Broken T6 Vertebrae and a Torn ACL
Comment: The injuries that Reed sustained in Dallas have forced him to withdraw from the remainder of the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series.
Austin Stroupe - Cracked Collarbone
Comment: Stroupe had a big crash in Dallas, and was forced to undergo surgery for an injured collarbone. Stroupe is recovering, and is hoping to return to racing in Houston.
Gannon Audette - Broken Wrist
Comment: Audette broke his wrist during practice in Dallas, and will be out for the rest of the season. Audette plans on being ready for the Nationals.
Nico Izzi - Sprained Wrist
Comment: Izzi is still feeling the effects of his crash in Phoenix, and underwent surgery to fix some problems in his wrist. Barring complication, recovery time is expected to be quick, and Izzi should be ready to race when the Western Regional Supercross Lites season resumes in Seattle.
Tyler Sjoberg - Two Broken Ribs
Comment: Sjoberg suffered some broken ribs during practice in Dallas. There is currently no timetable on his return.
Eli Tomac - Fractured Elbow
Comment: Tomac suffered a minor fracture in his elbow in San Diego. No surgery is required, and Tomac will be ready when the Western Regional Supercross Lites series resumes in Seattle.
Andrew Short - First Degree Separation of AC Joint
Comment: After going down and getting run over on the start of the San Diego supercross, Short was left feeling pretty banged up. Short participated in practice in Dallas, but the pain was too great to race. Short is currently undergoing therapy, and will not be racing this weekend in Daytona.
Shorty is still recovering from a crash in San Diego and has been ruled out for this weekend at Daytona.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Scott Agostini - Fractured Talus, Lateral Ankle Ligament Tear, and Bone Marrow Edema of Distal Tibia.
Comment: Agostini plans on returning to racing in Salt Lake City or Las Vegas.
Heath Harrison - Dislocated Hip and Torn Spleen
Comment: Harrison started riding last week and hopes to return to action this weekend at Daytona.
Sean Lipanovich - Broken Collarbone
Comment: Eastern Regional Supercross Lites rider Lipanovich underwent surgery for his injury and had a plate and eleven screws installed to repair the damage. Lipanovich originally hoped to return to racing this weekend, but says he plans to make a final decision after practice in Daytona.
Alex Ray - Collarbone
Comment: Ray suffered a broken collarbone in San Diego. No timetable has been set on his return.
Dillon Huddleston - Broken Arm
Comment: After breaking his radius at A1, Huddleston resumed riding last week and hopes to return to racing in Houston.
Ryan Sipes - Broken Hand and Separated Shoulder
Comment: Sipes underwent surgery on February 9, and is expected to be out for six weeks. Sipes is planning on being ready to race when the Western Regional SX Lites series resumes in Seattle, and may even race a 450 at a few rounds prior.
Tyla Rattray - Concussion and Fractured Vertebrae
Comment: Rattray suffered a concussion and a fractured C-7 vertebrae in his heat race in Oakland. Rattray will spend some time recovering, at which time his injuries will be reevaluated.
Ryan Morais - Broken Jaw, Several Fractured Vertebrae, Collapsed Lung, Concussion and Broken Ribs
Comment: Star Valli Motorsports is hoping Morais will be back on the bike in time for the 2012 outdoor season. Those wishing to donate to Morais’ recovery fund can click here: Donations can also be made through Road 2 Recovery.
Jimmy D's SX season has been lost to an ACL injury.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Trey Canard - Injured Back
Comment: After a terrible crash in Los Angeles, Canard was released from the hospital on January 29 and was able to return home. Canard is not expected to ride for six months.
Chris Blose - Injured Shoulder
Comment: Blose suffered an avulsion fracture, severe bone contusion and a slight labral tear in L.A.. Blose will spend at least 3-5 more weeks healing up before making a decision on when he will return to racing.
Chris Johnson - Broken Scaphoid and Dislocated Wrist
Comment: Johnson hopes to be riding by the end of April, and is planning on being ready for the outdoor season.
Ivan Tedesco - Broken Finger
Comment: After getting landed on in L.A., Tedesco will be out for six to eight weeks.
Josh Grant - Hurt Shoulder
Comment: Grant sustained a deep muscle contusion in L.A. and although he has resumed riding during the week, he is not yet ready to race. Grant plans to return to racing in Indianapolis.
Travis Bright - Broken Scaphoid
Comment: Bright underwent ligament repairs and had a screw put in his wrist. He’s back on the bike and will be ready to race by Seattle.
Don Parsons - Broken Leg
Comment: Parsons is planning on being ready for the start of the outdoor season.
Antonio Balbi - Broken Wrist
Comment: It is unlikely that Balbi will return to racing before the supercross season ends.
Chris Plouffe - Separated Shoulder and Torn MCL
Comment: Plouffe is planning on being back for the final three rounds of the 2012 Western Regional SX Lites series.
Tommy Hahn - Broken Fibula
Comment: Hahn broke his fibula in Phoenix, and is hoping to return to racing in Houston.
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. Hill was originally planning on being back in action by St. Louis, but his return has been postponed until after Daytona.
Wil Hahn is out testing the 450 today.
Photo: Matty Fran
Wil Hahn - Fractured Right Hip
Comment: Hahn suffered a fractured right hip at the Honda test track on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Hahn has resumed riding and should be good to go when the Western Regional Supercross Lites series resumes in Seattle.
Michael Byrne - Broken nose and C-6 in Neck
Comment: After spending several weeks in a neck brace, Byrne’s recovery is going well. On Feb. 26, Byrne tweeted that he’ll know more about when he can return to racing after he has an X-ray in three weeks.
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 underwent surgery to fix the problem.
Taylor Futrell - Badly Broken Collarbone
Comment: Futrell underwent surgery for the injury, and has resumed riding. He is hoping to be back racing by Indianapolis.
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