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2019 Indianapolis Supercross Injury Report

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

JUSTIN BARCIA – HEAD | IN

Comment: Barcia hasn’t raced since before Atlanta due to a concussion, but he has been cleared and will return to racing this weekend.

BENNY BLOSS – KNEE | OUT

Comment: Bloss is working toward being ready for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross after a torn ACL benched him for all of Monster Energy AMA Supercross. 

VINCE FRIESE – KNEE | OUT

Comment: Friese suffered a torn ACL in Arlington and is out for the season. Mike Alessi is filling 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

AARON PLESSINGER – HEEL | OUT

Comment: Plessinger crashed in Daytona and broke his heel. He had surgery on Wednesday. At this point there is no set date for his return.

DEVEN RAPER – PELVIS, BACK, NOSE| OUT

Comment: Raper broke his pelvis, a pair of vertebrae, and his nose in late November. He recently got clearance to ride and says he might race as early as Seattle. If that doesn’t work he will return at Houston. To help him go to Road 2 Recovery.

DAKOTA TEDDER — WRIST | OUT

Comment: Tedder recently returned to riding but still isn’t able to train hard yet. He won’t be back in the immediate future.

CEDRIC SOUBEYRAS – BANGED UP | IN

Comment: Souberas had a big crash on the start of the LCQ in Daytona. He didn’t break anything but is pretty banged up. We learned on Thursday he plans on racing Indianapolis.

MALCOLM STEWART – FEMUR | OUT

Comment: Stewart will miss the rest of the season after sustaining a broken femur in Glendale.

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Comment: Ames sustained a compound fracture to his left radius and ulna before the season and had a bout with compartment syndrome and later, an infection in his arm.  He isn’t expected to race this season.

SEAN CANTRELL – WRIST | OUT

Comment: Cantrell broke a bone in his wrist at press day in Atlanta. No date has been set for his return.

JOSH CARTWRIGHT – BANGED UP | TBD

Comment: Cartwright went down hard in the LCQ in Daytona. On Instagram he said if he checked out okay he’d be in for Indianapolis. 

CHRISTIAN CRAIG — THUMB | OUT

Comment: Craig hoped to be ready to race in Minneapolis after fracturing his thumb before the season but he was still dealing with significant pain when he tried to race. He later learned he’d dislocated his thumb again and had to have a second surgery. There is no timetable on his return.

JOEY CROWN — ANKLE | OUT

Comment: Crown dislocated his ankle after Atlanta. Fortunately he didn’t tear anything and plans on being back riding next week and returning to racing in Nashville.

MITCHELL FALK – BANGED UP | IN

Comment: Falk crashed before Arlington but is scheduled to return to racing in Indianapolis. 

WILSON FLEMING – FEMUR, CLAVICLE | OUT

Comment: Fleming broke his femur, clavicle, tibia, and fibula in Atlanta. He’s already undergone surgery on his femur. He’s having to pay out of network costs for his physical therapy until he’s healed enough to return home, so this won’t be an inexpensive ordeal. To help him go to Road 2 Recovery.

HUNTER LAWRENCE – COLLARBONE | OUT

Comment: Lawrence is back on the bike after injuring his collarbone before the season, but isn’t expected to race any supercross races in 2019.

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.  

JACE OWEN – BACK | OUT

Comment: Owen went down in the whoops in Daytona and went into the wall. He sustained a fracture to one of his lower vertebrae in the process. He’ll miss Indianapolis but hopes to be back for Nashville.

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 this weekend.

BLAKE WHARTON – KNEE | OUT

Comment: Wharton crashed in Atlanta and tore his ACL, MCL, and meniscus. He’ll miss the rest of the season.