Injury Report: Las Vegas

Injury Report Las Vegas

May 1, 2015 12:30pm


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

Mike Alessi – Back
Comment: Alessi will miss Las Vegas after hurting his back in Daytona. 

Trey Canard – Arm
Comment: Canard had surgery on his fractured left arm and hopes to return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

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

Adam Enticknap – Wrist
Comment: Enticknap broke his wrist in several places after getting cross-rutted in a rhythm lane during practice in Santa Clara. After undergoing surgery earlier this week he posted the following on Instagram

“Surgery went well! I have some new metal in my body but I am all fixed up and on the recovery road!!! I am in a lot of pain they sliced my hand open in 3 places and had to put it back in place! #7deucedeuce always looking up though!!!! I will be in the social media game like crazy and doing whatever I can to be race ready as fast I can!! Love all my fans and friends thank you for your support it motivates me more than you know!!! #lookingrachet”

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’s out for Vegas.

Jared Hicks – Collarbone, Elbow, and Ribs
Comment: Hicks broke his collarbone, elbow, and several ribs while practicing. The plan was to come back in Vegas, but he’s not 100 percent yet and will miss the finale. 

Josh Hill - Collarbone, Ribs, and Lung
Comment: River Yamaha's Josh Hill is out for the year after breaking his collarbone, injuring his ribs, and suffering a collapsed lung in Daytona.

Robert Lind – Chest Wound
Comment: Lind sustained a gash to his body via a footpeg while practicing. He’s out for Vegas.

Chad Reed – Shoulder
Comment: Reed is dealing with a shoulder injury and was forced to sit last week out. He’s been undergoing therapy all week in the hopes of being able to race in Vegas.

Ken Roczen – Ankle
Comment: Roczen will return to action for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Andrew Short – Kneecap
Comment: Despite breaking his kneecap on the last lap last week in East Rutherford, Short still managed to snag fifth. Although his return date is yet to be determined, there is no shortage of positive tweets from the #29: “Happy that I finished 5th tonight. Bummed I broke my knee cap last lap! Pumped it's not my ACL!” 

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 Vegas and will likely miss at least a portion of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Dean Wilson – Torn ACL/MCL
Comment: Wilson will miss most, if not all, of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross after tearing his ACL and MCL at the KTM test track in January. .

Jeremy Martin will miss Vegas, but he is expected to be ready for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross opener.
Jeremy Martin will miss Vegas, but he is expected to be ready for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross opener. Photo: Cudby


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.

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’s out for the rest of the year. 

Adam Cianciarulo – Injured Shoulder
Comment: Cianciarulo injured himself in a preseason race overseas. He is expected to return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Joey Dalzell – Spleen
Comment: Dalzell took a handlebar to the stomach in Santa Clara and ended up having to be rushed into emergency surgery to have his spleen removed. His return to racing is yet to be determined.

Martin Davalos – Epstein-Barr Virus
Comment: Davalos is struggling with Epstein-Barr virus and is expected to line up for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Darryn Durham – Wrist
Comment: Durham bent a screw in his wrist at the season opener. He’ll be back for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Vince Friese – Collarbone, Rib, and AC Separation
Comment: Friese’s out for Vegas after suffering a broken collarbone, broken rib, and grade-three AC separation in Indianapolis.

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

Brady Kiesel – Wrist
Comment: Kiesel broke his wrist during the LCQ in Daytona. He’s out for Vegas.

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 hopes to be ready for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Matt Lemoine – Finger
Comment: Lemoine is out for Vegas but will return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Jeremy Martin – Hand
Comment: Martin crashed while mountain bike riding yesterday and suffered a hand injury. He’ll be out for Vegas but is expected to be ready for the Hangtown National on May 16.   

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, so the team has been preparing for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Colt Nichols – Knee
Comment: Nichols tore his ACL in St. Louis. 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.

Austin Politelli – Wrist
Comment: Politelli suffered a wrist injury in Santa Clara and will miss Vegas. "Not being able to ride is more painful than the injuries themselves," Politelli said in a team release. "My wrist has not healed and trying to put in a moto at race pace has only made it worse." 

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 Las Vegas and will miss a portion of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Dakota Tedder – Hand
Comment: Tedder plans on returning to action for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

Arnaud Tonus – Illness
Comment: Tonus is out for Vegas and his status for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross is questionable. 

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

Fantasy Alert
Although not injured, Kyle Cunningham and Justin Bogle will both miss Vegas in an effort to prepare for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.