WALKING WOUNDED OF SUPERCROSS: MXA’S INJURY REPORT
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Cooper Webb – Crashed in Minneapolis and hurt his shoulder, but is scheduled to return this weekend in Detroit.
Jimmy Albertson – Crashed in qualifying for Daytona—cracked vertabrae, dislocated sternum and other injuries.
Colt Nichols – Crashed practicing between races 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).
Weston Peick – Wrist injury that required surgery, but had the pins removed this week and will be back for the 450 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 for Biscelagia, but had to fullfill his Australian National contact, so they have Kyle Cunningham is filling in for him.
Matt Biscelgia – Originally broke his foot and switched to the 250 East. Then, when getting ready for Toronto, he crashed and broke his tib and fib.
Cameron McAdoo – Will sit out one more week and return for St. Louis to let his cut hand heal.
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 and broke his upperarm. 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.
R.J. 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).
Colton Aeck — Was landed on in Dallas and suffered fractured vertabrae and other injuries. Out for the rets of the year.