Injury Report: Monster Energy Cup

Injury Report: Monster Energy Cup

Seeing as the Monster Energy Cup is a one-off event, this isn’t the typical Injury Report you’d see on Racer X throughout the year. Although it does contain some injury news, this is more a guide as to who is and who isn’t racing this weekend.

Read below for lineups for this weekend, including Amateur All-Stars and Supermini races.

Honda HRC

IN
Ken Roczen
Cole Seely

Out
Tim Gajser

– Gajser aggravated a shoulder injury at the SMX Cup last weekend and will miss his anticipated U.S. debut.


Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory

IN
Chad Reed

Out
Cooper Webb

– Webb will sit out the MEC to allow injuries sustained this summer to heal. More on that here.


Red Bull KTM

In
Ryan Dungey
Marvin Musquin

Out
Trey Canard


Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS

In
Blake Baggett
Benny Bloss

Out
Davi Millsaps

– Millsaps recently underwent wrist surgery and will miss this weekend.


Monster Energy Kawasaki

In
Eli Tomac

Out
Josh Grant

– Grant is back on the bike after undergoing double ankle surgery, but will not race this weekend.


Rockstar Energy Husqvarna

In
Zach Osborne

– Osborne will race a 450 this weekend

Out
Christophe Pourcel
Jason Anderson
Martin Davalos

– Anderson is out due to a broken foot sustained at the Motocross of Nations.
– Christophe Pourcel has yet to get back on the bike after his injury sustained during the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series this summer. He’s expected to be back on the bike soon.


JGRMX Suzuki

Out
Justin Barcia
Phil Nicoletti
Weston Peick

– JGR will not be at the MEC due to lack of testing time on the Suzukis.


RCH/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing

RCH has yet to announce their 2017 roster, so they will not be in attendance.


Smartop/MotoConcepts

In
Mike Alessi
Vince Friese


CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha

In
Lorenzo Locurcio

– Locurcio has signed with the team for 2017 but is still eligible for the Amateur All-Stars Class, which he’ll race this weekend.

Out
Bradley Taft
Tommy Hahn

– Hahn is on the official entry list, but we’ve heard he’s out for the weekend.


Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull KTM

In
Shane McElrath
Jordon Smith

– Smith will make his debut with the team riding a 250. McElrath will race a 350.

Out
Mitchell Oldenburg
Alex Martin

– Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha, GEICO Honda and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki will not have any members competing.


Other top 100 riders expected to compete

11 – Kyle Chisholm
75 – Nick Schmidt
98 – Matt Babbitt


Other Notables

James Stewart - Has yet to announce a 2017 deal. Not expected to race.
Justin Bogle - Has yet to announce a 2017 deal. Not expected to race.
Malcolm Stewart - Has yet to announce a 2017 deal. Not expected to race.
Dean Wilson - Has yet to announce a 2017 deal. Not expected to race.
Broc Tickle - Has yet to announce a 2017 deal. Not expected to race.  
Jake Weimer – Has yet to announce a 2017 deal. Not expected to race.
Justin Brayton – Currently racing Australian Supercross Championship.
Wil Hahn – Currently racing Australian Supercross Championship.


Pro Entry List

Amateur All-Stars Entry List

SuperMini Entry List