AMA SX: Team Honda HRC’s Cole Seely to Miss Supercross Stop in Santa Clara Due to Injury

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – official team release — Team Honda HRC’s Cole Seely will miss Saturday’s AMA Supercross round in Santa Clara, Calif., after being injured in a crash during practice Thursday at Milestone MX in Riverside, Calif. A piece of the C7 vertebra was chipped off in Seely’s fall. Although it is premature for a definitive prognosis to be …

AMA SX: Sidelined Again; James Stewart Out Indefinitely Following Anaheim 1 Concussion

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HAINES CITY, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Yoshimura Suzuki photo — After attempting to return to Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, competition last Saturday night in Oakland, California’s O.co Coliseum, Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart has announced that he will be on the sidelines indefinitely this season. Stewart, a 50-time race …

AMA SX: Justin Barcia Sidelined From 2016 Monster Energy Supercross Season With Thumb Injury

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SAN DIEGO — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Supercross Live photo — Monster Energy/AutoTrader.com/Toyota/Yamaha’s Justin Barcia will be sidelined indefinitely from Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, competition due to a thumb injury suffered in the season’s opening race in Anaheim, Calif. on Jan. 9. Barcia attempted to fight through the pain of …

AMA SX: Blake Baggett Injured During Testing; Will Miss 2016 Supercross Opener in Anaheim

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CHINO, Calif. – official team release — Suzuki photo — Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Blake Baggett was injured in a practice crash on Tuesday during testing in Corona, Calif. Baggett was rushing through a whoop section at speed when he crashed and hit the ground hard. He suffered a number of injuries and as a result will miss the start …

NCWTS: Theriault Sustains Compression Fracture in Violent Las Vegas Truck Series Crash

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LAS VEGAS — official report — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — 21-year-old Fort Kent, Maine rookie Austin Theriault has been diagnosed with a compression fracture of the lower back following his involvement in a lap 14 crash in Saturday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The injury was revealed in a …

WOO: Jason Johnson Out After Suffering Fractured Back in Placerville Crash

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. — staff report — Jason Johnson Racing photo — 2015 World of Outlaws rookie contender Jason Johnson has suffered a fractured back after a hard crash involving he, Daryn Pittman and Kraig Kinser during Wednesday night’s World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series stop at Placerville Speedway. Johnson, who started 20th in Wednesday night’s A-main, was racing through the …

WOO: Pittman Suffers Broken Collarbone Following Placerville Crash

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. — staff report — Kasey Kahne Racing photo — Daryn Pittman has suffered a broken collarbone following an accident on lap 21 of Wednesday night’s World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Placerville Speedway. The Kasey Kahne Racing driver announced the news on his Twitter account Thursday morning. “Thanks everyone for the thoughts [and] prayers,” Pittman said. …

AMA SX: Canard Out for Remainder of 2015 Supercross Season With Fractured Arm

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DETROIT — official team release — Honda Racing photo — Following an incident Saturday night at Ford Field during Round 12 of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Team Honda rider Trey Canard will miss the remainder of the 2015 Supercross season with a fractured arm. Canard’s injury was incurred in a crash in the first semi. Jake Weimer came up short …

NSCS: Matt Crafton to Sub for Kyle Busch Sunday in Daytona 500

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — After a violent crash at the end of Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona sent Kyle Busch to the Halifax Medical Center, doctors determined Busch suffered a compound fracture of his right lower leg, as well as a mid-foot …

INDOOR: Cicconi Recovering Following Hard Battle of Trenton Crash

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TRENTON, N.J. — official release — Jacob Seelman photo — Veteran open cockpit driver Lou Cicconi, Jr., of Lester, Pa., is resting comfortably following a crash Saturday in the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Three-Quarter Midget ‘Battle Of Trenton’ feature event. Cicconi sustained a non-displaced fracture of the first lumbar vertebra (L1) after hitting the Jersey barrier retaining wall head on, …

AMA SX: Brayton and Grant to Sit Out at Seattle; Nicoletti and Friese to Substitute

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 10, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing Yamaha riders Justin Brayton and Josh Grant will both sit out of this weekend’s Monster Energy AMA Supercross event at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, the organization announced on Wednesday. After holding the current consecutive starts record at 44 straight main events in Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Brayton was unable to compete …