Recharge: Indy Injury Report

Recharge: Indy Injury Report

March 15, 2013 11:00am

Andrew Short – Broken Finger
Comment: Short suffered a broken finger at Daytona in a collision with Broc Tickle in the heat race. He will be racing in Indianapolis.

Davi Millsaps – Sore Knee
Comment: Millsaps tweaked his bad knee during practice the week before Daytona. It’s still sore, but his team doesn’t expect it to be an issue. He will be racing in Indianapolis.

Gareth Swanepoel – Broken Wrist
Comment: Swanepoel broke his wrist in practice at Daytona. As far as broken bones go, it’s not bad and he’ll be in a cast for three weeks.

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. Grant will miss the rest of supercross.

Darryn Durham - Torn Achilles Tendon
Comment: Durham has resumed riding, but will not race until Lucas Oil Motocross gets under way at Hangtown.

Andrew Short suffered a broken finger at Daytona, but will be racing in Indy.
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Justin Bogle - Broken Right Scaphoid and Dislocated Left Wrist
Comment: Mike LaRocco informed us that while there was a chance Bogle may start riding again this week, it’s unlikely that he’ll compete in any supercross races this season.

Jacob Hayes - Broken Collarbone
Comment: A broken collarbone kept the SX rookie out of the first two Eastern Regional 250SX rounds, and then he rebroke it in a crash in St. Louis. The break is too close to the end of the bone for surgery and a plate to work, so Jacob is out until the Nationals.

Landon Powell – Broken Ribs and Bruised Lung
Comment: Powell was injured in a big practice crash following Atlanta. He plans on getting back to racing in Houston and will jumping up to a 450 in Seattle and Salt Lake City.

Kyle Chisholm – Injured Ankles, Leg and Knee
Comment: Chisholm broke a bone above his ankle in his left leg and injured his knee after a midair collision with Matt Goerke in St. Louis. Chisholm underwent surgery this week for his injuries and will miss the remainder of the season.

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. Currently there is no expected return date.

Justin Bogle is expected to miss the rest of 250SX.
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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. Originally he hoped to be back racing by Indianapolis, but the process has taken longer than expected. He will miss Indy.

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 last week. Earlier this week, Lemoine tweeted the following: “Went to the doctor today for post surgery apt and he says everything couldn't look better. Start PT tomorrow. Stoked to get back on my feet.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

Darryn Durham will not be back on the line until Hangtown.
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Casey Hinson - Torn Hand Ligament
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 Byrne - Lateral Tibial Plateau Fracture
Comment: Byrne injured himself at Unadilla. It is uncertain when he'll be able to return to racing.

Gareth Swanepoel will be in a cast for three weeks after breaking his wrist.
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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.