Derek Anderson – Back
Comment: Dupree 1 Inc/ HRI Vickery Motorsports' Derek Anderson hit a hole in a rut at the last round of Lucasa Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship in Pala, CA, compressing his back and suffering a herniated disk. He had a season best overall at Pala finishing 17th in the 450 Class. He will most likely be out all of the 2011 SX season but hopes to return to action at the start of the outdoors in Hangtown, CA.
Comment: Albertson crashed on the third lap of his second qualifying session and caught his leg under the bike. It was initially thought that he broke his leg, but X Rays showed no broken bones. Albertson headed back home to see a specialist to have the appropriate evaluation done, so look for an update next week.
Michael Byrne – Wrist
Comment: The new BTOSports.com/BBMX Suzuki pilot suffered a Lunate dislocation of his right wrist at the Bercy SX back in November. The injury required surgery, but is healing fine and he is scheduled to return to racing at Anaheim 2.
Matt Goerke – Ankle
Comment: The TiLube rider injured his ankle while preparing for Anaheim 1. Goerke’s doctor said it should be a speedy recovery, but don’t look for him to return till at least Round 4.
Josh Hill - Femur, Pelvis, Humerus
Comment: While preparaing for the 2010 X Games, Josh sustained a broken femur, broken pelvis and broken humerus. He then suffered compartment syndrome in his lower leg which slowed down the recovery process. "Josh is currently riding and going to the races helping out new Dodge/Hart & Huntington teammates Ivan Tedesco and Chris Blose," says Hill's agent, Jimmy Button. "His rehab is going really well and we expect him to be back on racing form in a few months."
Josh Greco - Ankle
Comment: Privateer Josh Greco had a bad endo at Anaheim and broke his ankle. He is getting surgery soon and expected to make a full recovery.
Wil Hahn – Back
Comment: Hahn during the first practice session at Anaheim 1 and landed on his back. Hahn suffered a compression fracture of his T-5 vertebra. It’ll be a few months before Hahn can resume his training routine.
Jake Moss – Shoulder
Comment: Initial reports are that Moss suffered a shoulder injury after crashing at a German SX last weekend and is out for Phoenix.
Dan Reardon – Knee
Comment: The new JDR/J-Star/KTM pilot tweaked his knee prior to Anaheim 1, but the damage was minimal. Reardon is hoping to return at Round 3.