Injury Report: Santa Clara

Injury Report Santa Clara

April 17, 2015 11:20am

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Jimmy Albertson – Shoulders
Comment: Albertson is out for the year after having surgery to fix worsening shoulder problems.

Mike Alessi – Back
Comment: Alessi wrenched his back in Daytona. He’s been undergoing therapy but hasn’t recovered as quickly as hoped. He'll miss the rest of the season.

Trey Canard – Arm
Comment: Canard underwent surgery to fix his left arm, which he fractured in Detroit. He hopes to be ready for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Cade Clason – Knee
Comment: Clason tore his meniscus but will return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Sean Hackley – Concussion and Severe Hematoma
Comment: Hackley had a big crash in Arlington that sent him to the hospital with a concussion and severe hematoma on his back and legs. He’ll be back for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Wil Hahn – Arm and Back
Comment: Monster Energy Kawasaki's Wil Hahn suffered a broken arm, ribs, and two vertebrae during practice at the season opener. He plans on coming back for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Heath Harrison – Hand
Comment: Harrison broke his right hand in his heat race in Houston. He’ll miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross. 

Jared Hicks – Collarbone, Elbow, and Ribs
Comment: Hicks broke his collarbone, elbow, and several ribs while practicing. He’ll attempt to return for the final round in Las Vegas. 

Josh Hill - Collarbone, Ribs, and Lung
Comment: CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha's Josh Hill is out for the rest of Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross after a big crash in Daytona, where he broke his collarbone, injured his ribs, and suffered a collapsed lung. 

Robert Lind – Chest Wound
Comment: Lind crashed in practice and took a footpeg to the body. The result was a deep gash that ended up needing surgery. Lind will miss the rest of the supercross season. 

Ken Roczen – Ankle
Comment: Ken Roczen crashed during practice in Daytona and further aggravated an ankle injury he’d been dealing with since casing a triple in Oakland. He is out for the remainder of Monster Energy Supercorss. He will return for outdoors. 

Jake Weimer – Humerus, Lung, Throat, and Concussion.
Comment: Weimer had a big crash in Detroit after getting together with Trey Canard. He sustained a broken right humerus, collapsed left lung, concussion, fractured Adam’s apple, bruised vocal chords, and a split chin. He also has a blood clot in his throat. He’s out for the season and will likely miss at least a portion of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Dean Wilson – Torn ACL/MCL
Comment: Wilson is out for the season after tearing his ACL and MCL at the KTM test track in January. Earlier in the week Wilson posted on Instagram that he hopes to be back in about fourteen weeks, which means he’ll miss most, if not all, of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Ken Roczen will return for the season opener of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross at Hangtown. 
Ken Roczen will return for the season opener of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross at Hangtown.  Photo: Cudby

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Dakota Alix – Elbow
Comment: Alix cracked his elbow at Indy and missed Detroit. He returned in St. Louis and will line up when the East Region resumes in New York.

Zach Bell – Elbow and Lungs
Comment: Bell bruised his elbow and suffered a partially collapsed lung while practicing at Milestone. He underwent surgery and is expected back for the finale in Las Vegas.

Tyler Bowers – Back
Comment: Bowers has two compressed discs and a displacement of the L5 vertebrae, which has been giving him sharp pain and numbness in his leg. He’ll have surgery on his lower back and will miss the rest of Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. For more details, go here

Adam Cianciarulo – Injured Shoulder
Comment: Cianciarulo is out for the supercross season after injuring himself in a preseason race overseas. He is expected to return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Martin Davalos – Epstein-Barr Virus
Comment: Davalos is struggling with Epstein-Barr virus and sat St. Louis out. He should be back when the East Region resumes in New York. 

Darryn Durham – Wrist
Comment: Durham bent a screw in his wrist at the season opener. He’s back on the bike and is focusing on his return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Vince Friese – Collarbone, Rib, and AC Separation
Comment: Friese had a big crash in Indy during practice and sustained a broken collarbone, broken rib, and grade-three AC separation. He'll miss the rest of the season. 

Nick Gaines – Wrist
Comment: Gaines crashed in the heat race in Indianapolis and broke two bones in his wrist. He’s out for the season but hopes to return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Brady Kiesel – Wrist
Comment: Kiesel broke his wrist during the LCQ in Daytona. He underwent surgery and is likely out for the season. 

Michael Leib – Leg
Comment: Leib underwent surgery to repair his right tib/fib, his right foot, right big toe, and left pinky toe after a crash in practice in Oakland. He’s walking again and hopes to be ready for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Matt Lemoine – Finger
Comment: Lemoine missed Indy with a broken finger. He came back in Detroit but had a big crash during practice and missed St. Louis. He hopes to be back for New York.

Tracy Morgan – Hip, Heel, and Femur
Comment: Morgan is out for the season after a bad crash during practice in Arlington left him with a dislocated right hip, broken left heel, and broken left femur.

Jessy Nelson – Soreness
Comment: Nelson had a big crash while doing outdoor testing at Glen Helen. He’d hoped to be able to race in Houston but wasn’t quite ready, prompting the team to pull the plug on his supercross season and focus on Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. "It's definitely tough to make that call, especially when you are sitting second in points," Jessy said of his decision in a team PR. "I have good people around me and we all think the smart move is to take the time I need and line back up when I'm completely ready. I'm already looking forward to Hangtown."

Colt Nichols – Knee
Comment: Nichols tore his ACL in St. Louis and will miss the rest of the season. There is no timetable on his return.

Chris Plouffe – Ankle, Collarbone, Ribs, and Vertebrae
Comment: In Atlanta, Chris Plouffe sprained his left ankle, broke his left collarbone, broke multiple ribs, chipped his T2 vertebrae, and shattered his T10 vertebrae. He underwent surgery and had two rods and eight screws inserted in his back. He’s out for the season. 

Landen Powell – Ribs, Hand, Collarbone, and Concussion
Comment: After getting hurt early in the season, Powell’s first race back was Houston. Unfortunately he re-broke some left ribs, broke his hand and collarbone, and sustained a concussion. He’s out for the rest of Monster Energy Supercross and will miss a portion of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Dakota Tedder – Hand
Comment: Tedder plans on returning to action for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, where he’ll be aboard a 450. 

Arnaud Tonus – Illness
Comment: Tonus has been resting in order to overcome a virus, and plans on racing again in New York. 

Jesse Wentland – Shoulder
Comment: Wentland hopes to return for the outdoor nationals after shoulder surgery ended his supercross season.