Injury Report: Arlington

Injury Report Arlington

February 9, 2017 8:20pm


Justin Barcia – Wrist

Comment: Barcia fractured his lunate bone and incurred some ligament damage before the season. The team is hoping he’ll be back for Minneapolis.

Trey Canard – Shoulder

Comment: Canard has been sidelined since the opener after sustaining a tear in his rotator cuff at the season opener. At time of posting we hadn’t received confirmation from the team on his status for Arlington. [Update: We just got word that Canard will be in for tomorrow's racing in Arlington.]

Josh Grant – Thumb

Comment: Grant injured his left thumb in Oakland and will sit Arlington out. His return to racing is being looked at on a race by race basis.

Tommy Hahn – Shoulder

Comment: Hahn crashed in a semi race in Oakland and popped his shoulder out in the process. He’s out for Arlington, but the team hopes to have him back in Minneapolis.

Fredrik Noren – Tonsillitis

Comment: Noren is looking forward to being ready for the start of the 250SX East Region after having his tonsils removed.

Weston Peick – Kidney and Wrist

Comment: Peick lacerated his kidney and dislocated his wrist during practice in Glendale. He had surgery on his wrist and a specific return date is not available.

Ken Roczen – Wrist, Elbow, Forearm  

Comment: Roczen crashed big at A2, suffering injuries to his wrist, elbow, and radius (forearm). There is currently no timetable for his return.

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Matt Bisceglia – Foot

Comment: Bisceglia hoped to be ready for the 250SX East Region opener, but it’s not going to pan out. Kyle Peters will fill in for him in the meantime.

Tyler Bowers – Femur 

Comment: Bowers fractured his right femur during practice in Glendale. Seattle is the earliest we’ll see him racing again.

Zac Commans – Arm and Wrist

Comment: Commans injured his arm and wrist when he came up short on a triple in Glendale. He’s out for Arlington.

Jeremy Martin – Concussion

Comment: Martin will be back racing in Arlington after getting whacked in the face during practice in Glendale when he got caught up in Bowers’ crash. 

Hayden Mellross – Hand

Comment: Mellross injured his hand in a first turn crash at A2. He’ll be back at it in Arlington.

Colt Nichols – Femur

Comment: Nichols hopes to be ready for the 250SX East Region after breaking his femur before the season.

Phil Nicoletti – Ankle/Heel

Phil Nicoletti, JGR's last non fill-in rider, will miss the Arlington Supercross after injuring his left ankle and heel during press day. Right now there is no word on the severity of his injury, but Nicoletti is flying home to North Carolina to be evaluated by his physician.

Mitchell Oldenburg – Collarbone

Comment: Oldenburg broke his collarbone during practice in San Diego. The team expects him back in Seattle.

Oldenburg is expected to return after the break.
Oldenburg is expected to return after the break. Jeff Kardas

Trevor Reis – Knee and Foot

Comment: Reis crashed at Milestone MX before the start of the season and suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee and a broken left heel. He’s out for the season.

Chase Sexton – Wrists

Comment: Sexton suffered two minor breaks in his wrists in December. He’ll be ready for Minneapolis.

Bradley Taft – Concussion

Comment: Taft suffered a concussion before A2 and will not return to racing before the series heads east.