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2019 Daytona Supercross Injury Report

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Comment: Anderson is 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 | TBD

Comment: Barcia missed Atlanta after crashing and undergoing concussion evaluation. At time of posting we hadn’t received an official word on his status for Daytona.

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.

DEVEN RAPER – PELVIS, BACK, NOSE| OUT

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.

DAKOTA TEDDER — WRIST | OUT

Comment: Tedder recently returned to riding. There is still no timetable on a return.

MALCOLM STEWART – FEMUR | OUT

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.  There is no timetable on a return.

SEAN CANTRELL – WRIST | OUT

Comment: Cantrell broke a bone in his wrist at press day in Atlanta. There is no exact timetable on his return.

THOMAS COVINGTON – KNEE | IN

Comment: Covington will return to racing in Daytona after twisting his knee before Detroit.

CHRISTIAN CRAIG — THUMB | OUT

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. 

MITCHELL FALK – BANGED UP | OUT

Comment: Falk crashed before Arlington but is back on the bike. The team says he should be back for Indianapolis.

Wilson Fleming – Femur, Clavicle | OUT

Comment: Fleming went down hard in 250SX East Region heat race on Saturday night in Atlanta, which caused the race to be red flagged and a staggered restart. According to his Instagram page, he suffered a broken femur and clavicle. There is no timetable on a 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.   

Mitchell Oldenburg – BANGED UP | IN

Comment: Oldenburg crashed in practice in Atlanta and missed the race. He said earlier this week he will try and race this weekend.

JORDON SMITH – WRIST | OUT

Comment: Smith has been dealing with a bad wrist ever since crashing in Arlington. He’s been trying to ride through the pain, but the pain has gotten worse. He’s out for Daytona. 

BLAKE WHARTON – KNEE | TBD

Comment: Wharton crashed last week in Atlanta and tweaked his knee. He had an MRI to assess his ACL and MCL, but at time of posting we hadn’t received an official word on his status for Daytona.