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Who's In, Who's Out For 2019 Atlanta SX

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Comment: Anderson is likely out for the year after sustaining a broken arm and ribs, lacerated liver, partially collapsed lung, and back injuries while practicing early in the season.

JUSTIN BARCIA – HEAD | OUT

Comment: Barcia suffered a training crash on Wednesday at his facility in Florida and is being evaluated for a concussion. Yamaha released a statement stating that due to a precautionary measure, Barcia will not race in Atlanta.

BENNY BLOSS – KNEE | OUT

Comment: Bloss is out for the season due to a torn ACL suffered before the start of supercross. 

VINCE FRIESE – KNEE | OUT

Comment: Friese is out for the remainder of Monster Energy AMA Supercross after suffering a torn ACL in Arlington. Mike Alessi will fill in for him at select rounds. 

WESTON PEICK – FACIAL/MOUTH INJURIES | OUT

Comment: Peick had a bad crash at the Paris Supercross and sustained multiple injuries due to getting landed on. Help him with his Road 2 Recovery fund right here.

Comment: Raper broke his pelvis, a pair of vertebrae, and his nose in late November. He expects to be cleared to ride again early in March. To help him get back to the races donate via Road 2 Recovery

DAKOTA TEDDER — WRIST | OUT

Comment: Tedder is scheduled to get back on the bike this week (Thursday). After he gets some seat time, he’ll have a better idea of when he can return to racing.

COLE SEELY – STERNUM | IN

Comment: Seely hurt his sternum in practice in Detroit and wasn’t able to race. The team announced he is in for Atlanta.

Seely posted on Instagram on Sunday:
Seely posted on Instagram on Sunday: " I’ll be doin everything I can to be ready to line up for Atlanta. Having to watch was tough but we will be back." Rich Shepherd

Comment: Stewart had surgery after crashing hard in Glendale. The team says he’s facing a three-month recovery time.

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Comment: Ames sustained a compound fracture to his left radius and ulna before the season. He also dealt with compartment syndrome and infection in his arm. It’s unlikely he’ll race this season.

THOMAS COVINGTON – KNEE | OUT

Comment: Covington twisted his knee before Detroit. He hopes to be back for Daytona.

Covington posted on Instagram after qualifying in Detroit:
Covington posted on Instagram after qualifying in Detroit: " Unfortunately I won’t be racing tonight in Detroit. Twisted my knee last week and thought I’d be fine by this weekend but it’s still not 100%. Hope to be back by Daytona!" Rich Shepherd

Comment: Craig fractured his thumb during the off-season. He had hoped to be ready to race for the 250SX East Region, but after racing Minneapolis he realized he still needed more time off. He later discovered he’d dislocated his thumb again and had a second surgery. There is no timetable on his return. 

HUNTER LAWRENCE – COLLARBONE | OUT

Comment: Lawrence hoped to be ready to compete in the 250SX East Region after injuring his collarbone before the season, but he reinjured it about two weeks before Minneapolis. He’s out for Atlanta and there is no timetable on his return. 

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.