Injury Report: Indianapolis

Injury Report: Indianapolis

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450SX

Justin Barcia: Knee
Comment: Barcia missed last weekend in Atlanta after going down hard in practice. He will not race this weekend and expects to return at Daytona.

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 that Canard would return at Dallas, but that didn’t pan out. The team says they’re now aiming for Detroit. In the meantime, Cole Seely, of the Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs Honda 250SX team, will fill in.

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 was released 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.

Jake Weimer is out for this weekend. Photo: Simon Cudby
Jake Weimer is out for this weekend. Photo: Simon Cudby

Kyle Partridge – Torn ACL
Comment: Partridge underwent surgery last 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. Despite his injuries he still attempted to race in Dallas, but it didn’t work out. Said Reed in a press release: “For me I’m ready to heal up and get back into training and focus my time and energy on getting ready for Outdoors.” Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki rider Dean Wilson will fill in for Reed, starting this weekend at Indy.

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 Hand
Comment: Weimer broke a bone in his wrist and dislocated his shoulder in qualifying in San Diego. He had the following to say about his injury on Instagram: “Ok so here is what I have going on. I dislocated my shoulder and broke a bone in my hand. My hand should be good in 4 weeks. My shoulder does not require surgery. I can’t move it for 2-3 weeks then I start rehab which could be about 6+ weeks. My hope is things progress quicker than that and can get back to racing but I will not come back until my shoulder is healed, strong and I am ready. I will do everything I can to get back on the track healthy and strong.

250SX

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.

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. Durham tweeted yesterday that he’s, “Hoping to ride any day now.”

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.

Brady Kiesel - Broken Jaw
Comment: Kiesel broke his jaw completely through in two places and had to have it wired shut, along with chipping five teeth in practice in Dallas. Kiesel qualified for the night show but was unable to compete. He has already had surgery. He hopes to return at Daytona.

Vann Martin – Broken Wrist
Comment: Martin’s plans to contest the Eastern Regional 250SX championship have been thwarted by a broken wrist. Martin underwent surgery on Thursday and hopes to be back on the bike as soon as possible.

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

Marvin Musquin – Torn ACL
Comment: Red Bull KTM’s Marvin Musquin suffered a torn ACL in early December and has already undergone surgery in his home country of France. We talked to the team in Dallas and they said that Musquin has returned to training in the U.S. but is not back on his motorcycle yet. At this point it looks as though we won’t see Musquin line up until the opener of the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Zach Bell is expected back for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Photo: Simon Cudby
Zach Bell is expected back for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Photo: Simon Cudby

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.

Anthony Rodriguez – Broken Collarbone
Comment: Rodriguez broke his collarbone when he crashed during the main in Atlanta. He underwent surgery and is expected to be off the bike for four weeks.

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 and expects to be cleared to ride very soon.

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