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JASON ANDERSON – ARM, RIBS, LIVER, LUNG, BACK | OUT
Comment: If you’ve been going crazy waiting to see current footage of Anderson riding a motorcycle, you can relax, he’s back on the bike after breaking his arm and ribs, lacerating his liver, and sustaining a partially collapsed lung and injuring his back early in the season. He’ll be back for the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.
JUSTIN BARCIA – SHOULDER | IN
Comment: Barcia crashed in Houston and hurt an already injured shoulder. He’s in for Nashville.
BENNY BLOSS – KNEE | OUT
Comment: Bloss is planning on returning to racing at the High Point National after tearing his ACL before the season.
JUSTIN BRAYTON – KNEE | OUT
Comment: Apparently Brayton, who seems to get better with age, also heals faster the older he gets. After tearing his MCL and straining his ACL in a nasty crash in Seattle, Brayton is considering returning to racing in Nashville. An official decision is yet to be made.
[Update: Brayton is out for Nashville.]
AJ CATANZARO – RIBS, LUNG, SHOULDER | OUT
Comment: Need proof most motocross racers are tougher than a barrel of angry barracudas? After breaking ribs, puncturing a lung, and fracturing his scapula in Houston, Catanzaro tried to get clearance to race in Nashville. Fortunately he didn’t receive it, but that didn’t stop him from hopping on his road bike and going for a 30-mile ride earlier this week. He hopes to be back for Denver, to which we say, “Settle down, AJ.”
VINCE FRIESE – KNEE | OUT
Comment: Friese tore his ACL in Arlington and is out for the remainder of supercross. Mike Alessi, who has been filling in for him, will race his last fill-in round in Nashville.
JOSH GRANT – NECK | IN
Comment: Grant crashed in Houston and tweaked his neck, causing him to pull out. He’s in for Nashville.
COLE MARTINEZ – FEMUR | OUT
Comment: Martinez will miss the rest of the season after breaking his femur during qualifying in Indianapolis.
WESTON PEICK – FACIAL/MOUTH INJURIES | OUT
Comment: Peick is doing much better after sustaining serious injuries at the Paris Supercross before the season. He’s back training and riding his road bike and is just waiting for his eye to heal more before he can get back on his motorcycle.
AARON PLESSINGER – HEEL | OUT
Comment: Plessinger broke his heel in Daytona and is out for the rest of supercross. Josh Grant is filling in for him.
CHAD REED – RIBS, SCAPULA, LUNG | OUT
Comment: Reed triggered a chain reaction crash in Seattle that ended up with him getting landed on by Kyle Chisholm. Reed sustained eight broken ribs, a broken scapula, and a collapsed lung in the crash. Nothing is official, but Reed mentioned on Instagram he’d like to try to make it back to race Las Vegas.
MALCOLM STEWART – FEMUR | OUT
Comment: Stewart hopes to be able to race in Las Vegas after breaking his femur in Glendale.
DAKOTA TEDDER — WRIST | OUT
Comment: Tedder is back on the bike but his wrist hasn’t been healing quickly. He’d hoped to be back before this point, but if he comes back at all in 2019 it’ll be in Las Vegas.
JON AMES – FOREARM | OUT
Comment: Ames is out for the season after suffering a compound fracture to his left radius and ulna.
CHRISTIAN CRAIG — THUMB | OUT
Comment: Craig is back on the bike and hopes to make it back for the last two rounds of supercross.
JOEY CROWN — ANKLE | OUT
Comment: Crown had hoped to be back for Nashville after dislocating his ankle after Atlanta. We were unable to get an official word on his status as of posting, but we do know he’s back on the bike.
[Update: Crown is out for Nashville.]
WILSON FLEMING – FEMUR, CLAVICLE | OUT
Comment: Fleming broke his femur, clavicle, tibia, and fibula in Atlanta. He’s out for the season.
HUNTER LAWRENCE – COLLARBONE | OUT
Comment: Lawrence is back on the bike and preparing for the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship after injuring his collarbone before the season.
ENZO LOPES – SHOULDER, WRIST | OUT
Comment: Lopes crashed during practice in Houston and popped his shoulder out of place and sprained his wrist.
JEREMY MARTIN — BACK | OUT
Comment: Martin is out for the year due to a burst fracture to his vertebrae sustained last year at Muddy Creek.
SHANE MCELRATH – BACK | OUT
Comment: McElrath’s team says he’s been dealing with nerve pain in his back since press day in Atlanta. In Seattle, it got bad enough to prevent him from participating in the night program. No timetable has been set for his return, although more than likely it won’t be until the gate drops on the 2019 season of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.
JACE OWEN – BACK | OUT
Comment: Owen hoped to be back for Nashville but his back injury, broken vertebrae, and muscle contusions ended up being worse than originally thought. He’s hoping he’ll be able to come back for East Rutherford.
JESS PETTIS — COLLARBONE, LUNG, HEAD | OUT
Comment: Pettis suffered several injuries, including a broken collarbone, partially collapsed lung, and a minor concussion, towards the end of February when he went down in practice. He had surgery to fix the collarbone but no word has been given on an official return.
GAGE SCHEHR – LIVER, KIDNEY, LUNGS, BACK, RIBS, ARM | OUT
Comment: Schehr crashed in Seattle and ended up getting landed on. He sustained a lacerated liver and kidney, collapsed lungs, a damaged artery, five fractures in his spine, eight broken ribs, and a broken arm. The good news is he’s had his last surgery and is on the road to recovery.
JORDON SMITH – WRIST | OUT
Comment: Smith was hoping to be back for Nashville but when he tried get back on the bike his wrist wasn’t up to the task. He’ll miss the rest of supercross.
MARSHAL WELTIN – SHOULDER | OUT
Comment: Weltin fractured his clavicle and scapula, and partially tore his labrum in Daytona. He’s out for the season.
BLAKE WHARTON – KNEE | OUT
Comment: Wharton crashed in Atlanta and tore his ACL, MCL, and meniscus. He’ll miss the rest of supercross.