Fredrik Noren – Fractured Wrist
Comment: Noren crashed and fractured his wrist in two places. His goal is to return at Unadilla, although at this point he’s unsure if that will be possible.
Justin Sipes – Torn ACL, MCL, PCL, and Meniscus
Comment: Sipes is out for the remainder of the series.
Les Smith – Broken Wrists
Comment: Smith will miss the remainder of the series.
Nick Wey – Injured Neck
Comment: Wey suffered a neck stinger at Washougal and is out until the Built Ford Tough Utah National.
Dean Wilson – Shoulder Injury
Comment: Dean Wilson is out for the remainder of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship after suffering a torn labrum in his right shoulder while practicing. It’s the same injury that caused him to miss Lucas Oil Pro Motocross last season.
Gannon Audette – Fractured Pelvis and Clavicle
Comment: Audette sustained a fractured pelvis and clavicle in Dallas. Audette has resumed riding and plans on returning to racing this weekend at Spring Creek.
Zach Bell – Shoulder Injury
Comment: Zach Bell returned to racing at Hangtown after missing some supercross with a shoulder injury, but missed Thunder Valley with the same injury. Subsequently, some additional tests revealed that surgery was necessary in order to repair the damage in his shoulder. As a result, he’ll miss the rest of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.
Jake Canada - Broken Wrist
Comment: Canada broke his wrist in practice before Thunder Valley but is making his return to racing this weekend at Spring Creek.
Dillan Epstein – Torn ACL
Comment: Epstein tore his ACL in practice at Southwick. He will undergo surgery and miss the rest of the series.
Nico Izzi – Torn ACL
Comment: Izzi finished off his ACL during practice at High Point and will miss the rest of the Nationals.
Blake Wharton has been ruled out for the remainder of 2013.
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Alex Martin – Concussion
Comment: Martin missed Washougal with a concussion suffered during practice, but is planning on racing this weekend at his home National at Spring Creek.
Jessy Nelson – Injured Elbow
Comment: Nelson hurt his elbow during supercross. He tried to come back for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross, but he wasn’t ready. He’s back on the bike now and will return at Unadilla.
Joey Savatgy – Broken Wrist
Comment: Savatgy injured his wrist at Southwick. It was originally thought that he had a boxer’s fracture, but further tests revealed a broken scaphoid. Savatgy is hoping to be back on the gate at Unadilla.
Gared Steinke – Broken T-5 and T-7 Vertebrae
Comment: Steinke crashed hard on Horsepower Hill at Washougal and will spend the next three to six months in a body/neck brace.
Blake Wharton – Virus
Comment: Wharton has been dealing with a virus this season. He was planning on racing Washougal but pulled out at the last minute. He will miss the remainder of the series.