Injury Report: Las Vegas

Injury Report: Las Vegas

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450SX

Justin Brayton – Knee, Broken Foot, Broken Pinky and Broken Hand

Comment: Justin Brayton broke a small bone in his foot during his heat race in St. Louis, and also suffered a broken pinky in the main. He tried to race Houston anyway but injured his knee and broke his hand in practice, causing him to miss Seattle. Brayton will miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross, but hopes to be ready for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Adam Enticknap – Knee

Comment: Enticknap tore his meniscus during practice at MetLife Stadium. He had surgery to repair the damage and will not race Las Vegas. The 7deucedeuce says he'll be at the race though and would like to help us with some media. What do yout think about that?

Matt Goerke – Broken Elbow

Comment: Goerke suffered a bad break and will miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross. He’ll also likely miss part of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Wil Hahn – Cracked Skull, Broken Right Humerus and Broken Collarbone

Comment: After a bad crash in St. Louis Hahn will miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross and likely most of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. But he did help us out all week here as a guest editor (riders only have to be at about 50% to be able to help us improve our game).

Davi Millsaps – Torn ACL

Comment: Millsaps tore his ACL during the off-season at Milestone and had surgery in mid-December. He is back on the bike and is aiming to be ready for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Kyle Partridge – Torn ACL

Comment: Partridge underwent surgery for a torn ACL, taking him out of action early. The good news is that his recovery is going well. Last week he tweeted the following: “My knee is feeling solid still a little ways to go but pumped to get back on my bike."

Chad Reed – Scapula, Collarbone and T1 Vertebra

Comment: Reed went down hard on the final lap in San Diego. He is back on the bike and is preparing for the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Shane Sewell – Broken Foot

Comment: Shane Sewell broke his foot at Anaheim 1 during the second 450SX heat. Sewell is now in the process of preparing for the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

James Stewart – Knee

Comment: James Stewart tweaked his knee during the main at MetLife Stadium and pulled off. He’s going to race in Las Vegas to finish out the series, then will further evaluate his status to see if he’s fit for the Nationals.

Ivan Tedesco – Broken Finger and General Soreness

Comment: Tedesco, who was already racing with a broken finger, had a huge crash in Toronto that left him pretty banged up. He will not be racing in Las Vegas.

Eli Tomac – Broken Collarbone

Comment: Tomac broke his collarbone while practicing on Thursday and will miss Vegas. We’ll keep you updated on his condition for the Nationals as soon as we know more. His team tweeted the following of his crash: “Unfortunate news about @elitomac. Today he broke his collarbone and will not be racing in Vegas this weekend. Stay tuned for his return.”

Broc Tickle – T7 Vertebra

Comment: Tickle injured his T7 vertebra during practice in Toronto and underwent surgery. It is unknown if he will be able to race any Nationals late in the season or not. Our own Jason Weigandt conducted this revealing interview at MetLife Stadium. http://racerxonline.com/2014/04/30/5-minutes-with-broc-tickle

Stew hurt his knee in New Jersey but he's giving it a go this weekend.Photo: Cudby
Stew hurt his knee in New Jersey but he's giving it a go this weekend.Photo: Cudby

 

250SX

Blake Baggett – Face Gash

Comment: Baggett took a rock to the face several weeks ago while practicing at Glen Helen and didn’t race last weekend in MetLife Stadium. At this point his vision is still obstructed from the injury and Las Vegas will be a game time decision. He tweeted the following of his injury: “Went to war against a Glen Helen rock yesterday, rock was the winner.. #fleshwoundfriday”

Zach Bell – Broken Collarbone

Comment: Bell broke his collarbone in Phoenix. The bone, which required surgery, was broken in three places and will sideline Bell until the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship begins.

Adam Cianciarulo – Injured Shoulder

Comment: Cianciarulo underwent surgery to repair his left shoulder that popped out of joint twice in Toronto. He will be sidelined for three to four months.

Martin Davalos – Leg and Ankle

Comment: Davalso suffered a big crash during practice last week, fracturing bones in his ankles and feet in the process. He’s out for Vegas.

Darryn Durham – Concussion

Comment: Durham had a big crash in practice at A2 and was knocked out. He’s back riding but won’t race until the start of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Does it feel like forever since you've seen Dean Ferris in action? Your feelings are correct. Hopefully he makes it back for some outdoor action.Photo: Cudby
Does it feel like forever since you've seen Dean Ferris in action? Your feelings are correct. Hopefully he makes it back for some outdoor action.Photo: Cudby

Dean Ferris – Wrist Injury

Comment: Ferris sustained a wrist injury while practicing in Australia and will miss the rest of the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross Championship. He may also miss a portion of the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship

Casey Hinson – Crushed and Dislocated Right Wrist, Fractured Left Hand and Fractured Face

Comment: Privateer Casey Hinson had a big crash while preparing for the season in December. There is no timetable on his return.

Brady Kiesel – Broken Jaw

Comment: Kiesel broke his jaw in two places in Arlington. Complications with teeth that were broken to the root followed, requiring root canals and crowns. He tried to race through it but has decided to pull the plug on supercross for 2014. He will return for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Vann Martin – Broken Wrist

Comment: Martin underwent surgery 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 is working on being ready for Glen Helen.

Marvin Musquin – Torn ACL

Comment: Red Bull KTM’s Marvin Musquin suffered a torn ACL in early December and underwent surgery in his home country of France. He is back training in the U.S. and is expected to return for the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Fredrik Noren – Broken Wrist

Comment: Noren will miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross with a broken wrist. He hopes to be ready for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season opener.

Kyle Peters – Shoulder

Comment: Peters dislocated his shoulder in the main in Toronto. He has undergone surgery and his goal is to be ready for the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season opener at Glen Helen.

Austin Politelli – Broken Femur

Comment: Privateer Austin Politelli suffered a broken femur while testing at Milestone the week before Phoenix. He is now rehabbing and has resumed cycling in an attempt to get back in racing shape.

Anthony Rodriguez – Broken Collarbone

Comment: Rodriguez broke his collarbone when he crashed during the main in Atlanta and underwent surgery. He’s shooting to return for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Joey Savatgy – Broken Wrist, AC Separation, Broken Ribs and Partially Collapsed Lungs

Comment: Savatgy is back on the bike and is preparing for the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Cole Thompson – Torn ACL

Comment: Thompson will miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross with a torn ACL.

Blake Wharton - Knee

Comment: The GEICO Honda rider had surgery on his meniscus and will miss Las Vegas.

Ryan Zimmer - Broken L 1,2,3 and 4

Comment: Zimmer crashed hard in St. Louis, but fortunately the injury does not require surgery, although he’s very sore. He will miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross.

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