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 …

MOTOGP: Pedrosa to Undergo Additional Arm Surgery; Aoyama to Sub For Minimum of Two Races

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SABADELL, Spain — official series release — Repsol Honda photo — Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa will undergo further surgery to fix his arm pump issues that continued to plague the Spanish rider during the first round of the 2015 MotoGP Championship. This common problem among motorcycle racers is a build-up of pressure in the forearm causing great pain, and makes …

NSCS: Vickers Sidelined Again Due to Blood Clots; Moffitt to Drive No. 55 at Fontana

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CORNELIUS, N.C. — official team release — NASCAR photo — Michael Waltrip Racing announced Friday that Brian Vickers will miss Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway due to a recurrence of blood clots. Brett Moffitt will drive Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Toyota in Vickers’ absence for Sunday’s event. Vickers informed MWR he has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots, which will require the …

NSCS: Vickers Sidelined Again With Health Issues; Will Miss Start Of 2015 Cup Season

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CORNELIUS, N.C. — official team release — Tom Pennington/Getty Images North America photo — Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers will not be available to race during the early part of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season due to health issues, the team announced on Monday. The team did not announce who will drive Vickers’ car in his absence. In 58 …

AMA SX: Cianciarulo Ruled Out For 2015 Supercross Campaign

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IRVINE, Calif. — official team release — Monster Energy Kawasaki/Pro Circuit photo — Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Adam Cianciarulo will not compete in the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season following an injury suffered while competing overseas. The three-time 250SX race winner landed awkwardly following a crash and the impact injured his shoulder, forcing him to undergo surgery this week. “I’m very …

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 …