BLAKE BAGGETT – ILLNESS | OUt
Comment: Like last week, we haven’t received an official word on Blake Baggett’s status for the weekend—although as of this morning he wasn’t on the entry list. He missed Unadilla due to an illness he’s been dealing with this season, and if you’re making bets on who lines up at Budds Creek, he probably wouldn’t be a good one (Hint hint for those PulpMX Fantasy players).
Saturday morning Update: The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS team announced last night on social media that Blake Baggett will miss the remainder of Pro Motocross “due to a lingering sinus infection that eventually turned to a staph infection in his right eye.
JUSTIN HILL – SHOULDER | OUT
Comment: Hill is out for the season due to a shoulder injury. He’d hoped to be back for few races at the end of the season but it didn’t work out.
DYLAN MERRIAM – HAND | OUT
Comment: Merriam is out for the season after breaking and dislocating his pinky in a collision with another rider at Washougal.
WESTON PEICK – FACIAL/MOUTH/EYE INJURIES | OUT
Comment: Peick isn’t ready to return after sustaining major injuries at the Paris Supecross in November.
COLE SEELY – SHOULDER | OUT
Comment: Seely is out for the season after tearing his labrum and fracturing his glenoid socket. He recently announced his retirement.
COOPER WEBB – KNEE | OUT
Comment: Webb is out for the season after suffering a bone contusion at Unadilla.
KILLIAN AUBERSON – HEAD | IN
Comment: Auberson will return to racing this weekend after missing multiple races.
THOMAS COVINGTON – ILLNESS | IN
Comment: Covington hasn't raced since the Thunder Valley National on June 1 after being diagnosed with the Epstein-Barr Virus in early June. He’ll make his return this weekend at Budds Creek.
JOEY CROWN - THUMB | OUT
Comment: Crown came back at Unadilla following a thumb injury but the rough track aggravated the injury even more. He’ll sit out Budds Creek and come back for the finale at Ironman Raceway.
AUSTIN FORKNER – KNEE | OUT
Comment: Forkner will not compete in the 2019 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship due to a torn ACL suffered during supercross.
JACOB HAYES – KNEE | OUT
Comment: Hayes tweaked his knee at Unadilla and will miss Budds Creek. He may be back for Ironman Raceway.
HUNTER LAWRENCE – COLLARBONE | IN
Comment: Lawrence had surgery on his collarbone recently following a practice crash before Washougal. He missed last week’s racing but will return for Budds Creek.
JEREMY MARTIN — BACK | OUT
Comment: Martin had a complicated recovery after sustaining a burst fracture in his back last year at Muddy Creek. He posted to Instagram yesterday that he was back on his bike for the first time since the crash. he’ll be back racing in 2020.
JO SHIMODA – SHOULDER | IN
Comment: Shimoda came into Unadilla with a sore shoulder, which he banged up more in a couple of crashes on race day. He’s in for Budds Creek.
JORDON SMITH — WRIST | OUT
Comment: Smith is recovering following surgery to fix damaged tendons in his wrist. He’s more than likely out for the season.
JALEK SWOLL – BANGED UP | OUT
Comment: Swoll will miss Budds Creek with what the team says are complications from a previous injury. Whether or not he’ll be back for Ironman is yet to be officially decided.