Recharge: Daytona  Injury Report

Recharge: Daytona Injury Report

March 8, 2013 11:00am

Kyle Chisholm – Sore Ankles, Leg and Knee
Comment: Chisholm broke a bone above his ankle in his left leg, but did not break his right ankle. He also hurt his right knee, but the extent of the damage will not be known until his MRI results come back. Currently there is no timetable on his return.

Davi Millsaps – Bruised Arm
Comment: Millsaps sustained a bruised arm when Trey Canard ran into him in St. Louis. It is relatively minor and isn’t expected to affect Millsaps in Daytona.

Ryan Sipes - Fractured Wrist
Comment: Sipes sustained a hairline fracture in his wrist at A2 during the main. He has resumed riding and the latest word from his team is that he’s hoping to be in shape enough to race a 450 by Houston.

Brett Metcalfe - Broken Tibia and Dislocated Wrist
Comment: Metcalfe went over the bars when his bike ran out of gas in a rhythm section at Glen Helen Raceway last summer. Metcalfe underwent surgery for his injuries and is planning on announcing his plans for the rest of 2013 in the near future.

Tevin Tapia – Chipped Ankle Bone and Injured Knee
Comment: Tapia injured himself in Atlanta. He will undergo an MRI to learn the extent of the his knee damage. Currently there is no expected return date.

Chisholm will miss some time after a bad crash in St. Louis.
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Alex Martin - Broken Wrist
Comment: Martin broke his wrist while training at ClubMX in December. He underwent surgery to remove the pins in his left wrist, and his team hopes he’ll be back on in action by Indianapolis.

Chris Johnson – Lacerated Liver and Right Adrenal Gland Hemorrhage.
Comment: The size of Johnson’s liver laceration measures 5.7 by 5.1 cm. There is no timetable on his return.

Joey Peters – Blood Clots in Left Lung, Two Back Fractures and Blood in Colon and Pelvis
Comment: Peters is out of action in indefinitely.

Matt Lemoine – Torn ACL
Comment: Lemoine tore his ACL in practice in Dallas and underwent surgery yesterday. Lemoine will miss the remainder of the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross season.

Gannon Audette – Fractured Pelvis and Clavicle
Comment: Audette sustained a fractured pelvis and clavicle in Dallas. Right now there is now timetable for his return.

Josh Grant - Fractured Tibia and Injured Shoulder
Comment: Grant sustained ankle and shoulder injuries at A3. Grant’s shoulder was later found to have a rare condition that requires surgery. Right now there is no timetable on Grant’s return.

Darryn Durham - Torn Achilles Tendon
Comment: Durham has resumed riding, but will not be racing in Daytona.

Justin Bogle - Broken Right Scaphoid and Dislocated Left Wrist
Comment: Bogle broke his right wrist and dislocated his left wrist just before Anaheim 1.  His goal is to make it back by the middle of the Eastern Regional 250SX series.

Nico Izzi - Torn ACL
Comment: Izzi had surgery for a torn ACL in October. Izzi is back on the bike but there is currently no timetable on his return.

Millsaps sustained a bruised arm in St. Louis, but will be fine for Daytona.
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Jarred Browne - Fractured Back, Collarbone, Bruised Lung, and Brain Injury
Comment: Browne went down hard in San Diego, but according to his Twitter feed, is expected to make a full recovery. He will be off the bike for a minimum of several months.

Derek Anderson - Leg Injury
Comment: Anderson suffered a leg injury, thought to be a cracked patella, in the LCQ in Oakland. Anderson should be back in action in Seattle.

Michael Leib - Broken Arm
Comment: Leib suffered a broken ulna (forearm) bone in a big crash at A2. Leib is back on the bike and hopes to be back in action when the Western Regional 250SX series resumes in Seattle.

Casey Hinson - Torn Hand Ligamen
Comment: Hinson sustained a deep gash in his hand, and will undergo surgery next week. Hinson hopes to be back on the gate in Seattle.

Blake Baggett - Broken Hand and Wrist
Comment: Baggett injured his hand in a first-turn pileup at A1. Baggett has undergone surgery, and whether or not he will return before the supercross season ends remains uncertain.

Nick Paluzzi - Fractured Vertebra
Comment: Paluzzi crashed in the first turn of his heat race in Phoenix. The result was a fractured, but not displaced, C-7 vertebra. At this point in time it is uncertain how long Paluzzi will be off the bike.

Trevor Ivey - Collarbone
Comment: Ivey broke his collarbone in practice at Phoenix. He had a plate and six screws put in. He's back in the gym and can get back on the bike around March. He plans to return after the regional break for his hometown race in Seattle.

Vann Martin - Broken Wrist
Comment: Vann Martin suffered a broken wrist in December. He recently started riding again and is hoping to be back in soon.

Michael Leib is back on the bike and should be ready for Seattle.
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Michael Byrne - Lateral Tibial Plateau Fracture
Comment: Byrne injured himself at Unadilla. It is uncertain when he'll be able to return to racing.

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 him to the hospital. Wey's fractured vertebrae have been fused, he is back riding and is planning on getting back behind the gate 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.