WALKING WOUNDED OF SUPERCROSS: MXA’S INJURY LIST
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Cooper Webb – Crashed in Minneapolis and hurt his shoulder, but an MRI revealed no serious injuries. He missed Atlanta, Toronto and will skip Daytona also.
Jimmy Albertson – Crashed in qualidying for Daytona—cracked vertabrae, dislocated sternum and other injuries.
Colt Nichols – Crashed practicing between race and suffered an MCL tear. Colt missed the start of the 2017 season with a broken femur (and switched from the 250 West to the 250 East)
Trey Canard – Crashed in Toronto and suffered a concussion. Will race Daytona if he passes the concussion test.
Weston Peick – Wrist injury that required surgery. Will not be back until the Nationals.
Phil Nicoletti – Phil crashed in practice in Texas. Injured his ankle and had to have surgery.
The JGR team has been decimated in 2017. Justin Barcia missed the start of the season. Matt Biscelgia hasn’t raced yet, Phil Nicoletti broke his foot and Weston Peick (32) broke his wrist. Kyle Peters came in as a fill-in rider, but now has to fullfill his Australian National contact, so they will have Kyle Cunningham fill-in for him.
Matt Biscelgia – Originally broke his foot and switched to the 250 West. He was back to riding last week to get ready for Toronto, but crashed and broke his tib and fib.
Chase Sexton – Crashed in Atlanta and broke his femur. This was Sexton’s first-ever 250 Supercross.
Benny Bloss – Crashed in Minneapolis and dislocated his shoulder. He is out until the AMA Nationals.
Ken Roczen – Dislocated elbow, dislocated wrist and compound radius after his crash in A2. He will be out for the season.
Christophe Pourcel – Citing lingering injuries, Husqvarna sat Christophe down and replaced him with Dean Wilson. Pourcel will race the Canadian Nationals, which start in June.
RJ Hampshire – Broken tib/fib in Toronto. Will sit out until the AMA Nationals in May.
Nick Gaines — Broke his collarbone in Minneapolis.
Tyler Bowers – Cracked his femur in Phoenix, but “didn’t need surgery because he already had a rod in there.” Will be in Seattle when the 250 West starts again.
Mitchell Oldenburg – Broke his collarbone in practice in San Diego, will be ready when the 250 West starts up again in Seattle.
Tommy Hahn — Because of an assortment of ills, Tommy will step aside and have Alex Ray fill-in for him (maybe permanently).