Recharge: In and Out for Phoenix

Recharge: In and Out for Phoenix

January 11, 2013 2:15pm

James Stewart – Injured Knee

Comment: Stewart injured his knee in practice at A1. The details of the injury have yet to be released, but Stewart announced via Twitter that he would be at Phoenix.


Josh Hill – Mild Concussion and Hand Injury

Comment: Hill will be sitting out the next two to three weeks. The RCH Racing team says he is 100 percent after the concussion, but will have to wear on a cast on his hand for 7-10 days before he can begin to focus on riding again.

Josh Hill will be out for about three weeks.
Photo by Simon Cudby


Blake Baggett – Injured Hand

Comment: Baggett injured his hand in a first-turn pileup at A1. He is going to attempt to race this weekend in Phoenix.


Darryn Durham - Torn Achilles Tendon

Comment: Durham hopes to be ready for the start of the Eastern Regional 250SX series.


Justin Bogle – Broken Navicular Bone in Right Wrist

Comment: Bogle had surgery before A1 and hopes to be back for the start of the Eastern Regional 250SX series.

Justin Bogle hopes to return when the East Region rounds start up.
Photo courtesy of Muscle Milk


Nico Izzi – Torn ACL

Comment: Izzi had surgery for a torn ACL in October and hopes to be ready for the start of the Eastern Regional 250SX series. Whether or not he’ll be healthy enough to race at that time remains to be seen. Izzi’s team says he’ll return to racing only when the time is right.


Michael Byrne – Lateral Tibial Plateau Fracture

Comment: Byrne injured himself at Unadilla and is looking at at least four additional weeks before returning to action.


Nick Wey – Three Fractured Vertebrae, Dislocated Hip and Broken Ribs

Comment: Wey had a terrible crash at Spring Creek that sent his bike tumbling into the creek and sent him to the hospital. Wey’s fractured vertebrae have been fused, he recently resumed riding and is planning on getting back behind the gate when the Nationals begin.

Nick Wey is scheduled to return to racing on May 18th for the Hangtown opener.
Photo by Simon Cudby


Brett Metcalfe – Broken Tibia and Dislocated Wrist

Comment: Metcalfe went over the bars when his bike ran out of gas in a rhythm section practicing at Glen Helen Raceway in Southern California. Metcalfe underwent surgery for his injuries and will be back in action when the Nationals begin.


Luke Vonlinger – Broken Leg

Comment: Vonlinger broke his leg at the season opener and will be recovering for the next few months.


Ryder Steffy – Broken Arm

Comment: Steffy will resume racing when the Western Regional 250SX series resumes in Seattle.