Injury Report: Dallas SX

Injury Report Dallas SX

February 13, 2014 6:00pm


Jimmy Albertson – Knee and Wrist
Comment: Albertson clipped a quad, launched off a berm and hit a wall in practice in San Diego, cutting his knee open and badly spraining his wrist in the process. Albertson received stitches and may have torn cartilage in his knee, but will try to make a go of it this weekend.

Trey Canard – Broken Arm
Comment: Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Trey Canard suffered a broken arm over Thanksgiving weekend while testing and had surgery to put a plate in the arm. The original hope was what Canard would return at Dallas, but he’s still waiting on a release to ride. The team is hoping to have him back on the line within several weeks.

Cody Gilmore – Broken Collarbone
Comment: Gilmore suffered a broken collarbone in practice at Anaheim 2. He underwent surgery to have a plate put in. He just started riding again this week and expects to come back in Atlanta.

Josh Grant – Torn Shoulder Muscle
Comment: Grant suffered a torn muscle in his shoulder in practice at round two in Phoenix. He tried to race through the pain, but he wasn’t able to perform to his potential and will return to racing in Atlanta. In the meantime Phil Nicoletti will sub in for him.

Josh Hill – Broken Collarbone
Comment: Hill broke his collarbone in Oakland, but somehow managed to only miss one race. He raced last week in San Diego and will be on the line in Dallas.

Wil Hahn – Hand Contusion
Comment: Hahn pulled out of San Diego after re-aggravating a contusion on his right hand. He will be racing this weekend.

Austin Howell – Lacerated Spleen, Punctured and Collapsed Lung, Bruised the other Lung, Broken Ribs, Fractured Collarbone, Fractured C-3 in Neck, Surgery on Wrist
Comment: Howell is doing everything he can to race this weekend, but says that if he misses Dallas, he’ll be at Atlanta, and every race after that for the remainder of the season.

There is no timetable on Weimer's return.
There is no timetable on Weimer's return. Photo: Simon Cudby

Ben LaMay – Dislocated Wrist, Broken Upper Jaw, Broken Eye Socket
Comment: LaMay suffered a big crash right before Anaheim and has been out of action since. LaMay sustained some ligament damage that is slowing his recovery, but received the green light this week to start therapy on his wrist. He hopes to be back by Detroit.

Davi Millsaps – Torn ACL
Comment: Millsaps tore his ACL this off-season at Milestone and had surgery in mid-December. At Anaheim 2, Millsaps was hoping to be back by Atlanta, but has changed his return date to Houston.

Kyle Partridge – Torn ACL
Comment: Partridge underwent surgery earlier this week for his torn ACL and will likely miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross.

Chad Reed – Scapula, Collarbone and T1 Vertebra
Comment: Reed went down hard on the final lap in San Diego, but despite his broken bones says he’ll try to make a go of it in Dallas. Earlier this week he tweeted the following: “So not the news I wanted 3 broken bones 1) scapula 2) collarbone 3) T1 Explains the pain I guess.. Sometimes things don't make sense it's that love hate relationship you have with racing But every Saturday night they drop the gate. In 6 days I plan to be there! Thanks for all the prayers hope to make y'all proud TwoTwo supporters.”

Broc Schmelyun – Broken Legs
Comment: Pennsylvania privateer Broc Schmelyun will miss all of Monster Energy Supercross after breaking both legs in a late December practice crash.

Shane Sewell – Broken Foot
Comment: Shane Sewell broke his foot at Anaheim 1 during the second 450SX heat. He plans on returning to racing in Indianapolis.

Jake Weimer – Shoulder and Wrist
Comment: Weimer broke a bone in his wrist and dislocated his shoulder in qualifying in San Diego. Weimer posted an update today on Instagram on when he thinks he will return.


Blake Baggett – Broken Foot
Comment: Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett suffered a broken foot testing this off-season. He resumed riding a few weeks ago and will be ready to race this weekend for the start of the Eastern Regional 250SX Championship.

Zach Bell – Broken Collarbone
Comment: Bell was claimed by a tricky triple-triple-triple section featured in Phoenix. The bone, which required surgery, was broken in three places and will sideline the Western Regional 250SX rider until Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Justin Bogle – Five Broken Vertebrae and Broken Shoulder Blade
Comment: GECIO Honda’s Justin Bogle suffered a huge crash at the team’s Milestone test track in early December—he caught a footpeg while scrubbing a triple—and suffered five broken vertebra and a broken shoulder blade. Bogle has been back on the bike for a few weeks and will be on the line at the Eastern Regional 250SX opener this weekend.

Darryn Durham – Concussion
Comment: Durham had a big crash in practice at A2 and was knocked out. He missed a few races, but will race again when the Western Regional 250SX Championship resumes in Houston.

Casey Hinson – Crushed and Dislocated Right Wrist, Fractured Left Hand and Fractured Face
Comment: Privateer Casey Hinson is hoping to return late in the series after a December practice crash where he reportedly clipped a landing in a rhythm section and went headfirst into the ensuing jump.

Cole Martinez – Broken Wrist
Comment: Martinez broke his wrist at A3. He had surgery and hopes to be back racing by Houston.

Zach Osborne expects to be back when the West Region returns. 
Zach Osborne expects to be back when the West Region returns.  Photo: Simon Cudby

Marvin Musquin – Torn ACL
Comment: Red Bull KTM’s Marvin Musquin suffered a torn ACL in early December and will miss the start of the East Region. Musquin has already undergone surgery in his home country of France and is now in the process of rehabbing his knee. He is back in the U.S. and has started cycling but is not ready to race yet.

Zach Osborne – Broken Collarbone
Comment: Osborne sustained two small fractures in his clavicle at A3 during practice. He is expected to be ready when the Western Regional 250SX championship resumes in Houston.

Austin Politelli – Broken Femur
Comment: Privateer Austin Politelli suffered a broken femur while testing at Milestone the week before Phoenix. No timetable has been set for his return.

Joey Savatgy – Broken Wrist, AC Separation, Broken Ribs and Partially Collapsed Lungs
Comment: The 2013 SX Rookie of the Year is expected to miss some time on the Eastern Region after a huge crash at Milestone in early December resulted in a broken wrist, an AC separation, broken ribs and partially collapsed lungs. Savatgy has been visiting the doctor every two weeks to check on his progress, but is still not ready to race.