AMA MX: Baggett Undergoes Surgery for Broken Collarbone; Out for High Point

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Blake Baggett underwent surgery on Monday to repair a broken collarbone that he suffered in the opening round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship last Saturday at Hangtown in Sacramento, California.

AMA SX: James Stewart Cleared to Race in San Diego Round of Monster Energy Supercross

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SAN DIEGO – official team release — Yoshimura Suzuki photo — Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s James Stewart underwent neurocognitive and concussion management testing Friday afternoon and was cleared by Asterisk Mobile Medical Center personnel to race in Saturday’s event at Petco Park, round two of the 2016 Monster Energy AMA/FIM Supercross Championship. “James said he started feeling much better in …

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 …

AMA SX: Back for More; Stewart Makes Supercross Return at Monster Energy Cup

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ELLENTON, Fla. — official series release — Suzuki Factory Racing photo — The fifth running of the Monster Energy Cup at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium this Saturday will mark the highly anticipated return of James Stewart, who won the 2013 Monster Energy Cup. This will be the first Monster Energy Cup Stewart will race in since the Monster Energy …

AMA SX: James Stewart Loses Final Appeal to Court of Arbitration for Sport; Remains Suspended Through Aug. 11

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland – official release — Simon Cudby photo — The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced they are upholding the suspension of American supercross and motocross racer James Stewart. In a decision first issued by the FIM International Disciplinary Court (FIM IDC) on Dec. 12 of last year, Stewart was handed a 16-month suspension from Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme …

AMA SX: FIM Rules Against Stewart; Veteran Likely to Miss 2015 Supercross Season

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CHINO, Calif. — official team release — Garth Milan/Red Bull Media photo — Official word has not been released from the Federation Internationale Motorcyclisme (FIM), however James Stewart will likely miss the Monster Energy AMA Supercross season as the result of a penalty from the international governing body for a failed drug test. The news was released in a statement from …

AMA: Baggett Joins Yoshimura Suzuki as Teammate to James Stewart in 2015

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LAS VEGAS – official release — Yoshimura Suzuki photo — Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing has signed former Lucas Oil Pro Motocross 250 class champion Blake Baggett to the team for the upcoming 2015 season. Baggett will join Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart in the premier class for the Monster Energy AMA Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross seasons, but his first …

AMA MX: James Stewart to Sit Out Third Straight Motocross Event

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CHINO, Calif. — staff report with quotes from National Speed Sport News — Simon Cudby photo — James Stewart will sit out his third straight Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship event this weekend. “It took a few weeks after Millville to recover and get back up to speed but finally I feel like I can be out in front again,” …

AMA MX: James Stewart to Sit Out Unadilla National

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CHINO, Calif. – official release — Simon Cudby/Racer X photo — Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s James Stewart has opted to focus on a full recovery before returning to the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. As a result, Stewart will miss this Saturday’s Unadilla National in New Berlin, N.Y.. After also missing the previous round in Washougal, Wash., Stewart and the Yoshimura …

AMA MX: James Stewart to Miss Washougal National Event

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CHINO, Calif. – official release — Simon Cudby photo — Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s James Stewart will sit out round nine of the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships, to be held at the Washougal MX Park in Washougal, Wash., this Saturday. Stewart and the Yoshimura Suzuki team made the decision to opt out of the Washougal National after the …

AMA: James Stewart Fails WADA Drug Test

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CHINO, Calif. — According to multiple reports, James Stewart has become the first U.S. motocross racer to test positive for a banned substance since testing began earlier this year. Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing issued a statement Thursday that Stewart received notification June 17 that he tested positive during a World Anti-Doping Agency test April 12 following the Seattle round of …

AMA SX: Stewart to Race in Las Vegas Supercross Finale

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April 29, 2014 — official release — Simon Cudby photo — CHINO, Calif. – Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing has confirmed that James Stewart will race the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship season finale at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas this Saturday. Although the two-time Supercross Champion injured his left knee this past weekend at the penultimate round of …