Injury Report: IndyThursday, March 15, 2012 | 3:20 PM
Ryan Dungey - Broken Collarbone
Comment: Dungey underwent surgery last week to repair the damage sustained in a crash prior to St. Louis. Dungey is expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks, and at this time it is unknown whether or not he will race the last few races of the supercross season.
Kyle Partridge - Cut Foot, Broken Toe and Broken C3 and C4 Vertebrae
Comment: Partridge had a run-in with the over/under bridge during practice in St. Louis, which resulted in several injuries. Partridge, who has full movement of his limbs, underwent surgery to stabilize his neck last week. Currently, there is no timetable for his return.
Ben LaMay - Concussion and Fractured Right Hand
Comment: LaMay crashed hard in his heat race in St. Louis, prompting a red flag. Currently, there is no timetable on his return.
Dungey is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken collarbone.
Photo: Andrew Fredrickson
Josh Hansen - Hurt Ankle
Comment: It was originally thought that Hansen’s ankle was twisted, but Hansen tweeted late this week that his ankle is indeed fractured. Despite the injury, Hansen says he is racing this weekend in Indianapolis.
Jimmy Decotis - Torn ACL
Comment: Just when it seemed that Jimmy D would be able to return to racing after suffering multiple fractures in his feet, he crashed while practicing and tore his ACL. The injury effectively takes Decotis out of action for the rest of the season.
Chad Reed - Broken Tibia and Fibula, Broken Ribs, Broken T6 Vertebrae and a Torn ACL
Comment: The injuries that Reed sustained in Dallas have forced him to withdraw from the remainder of the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series.
Austin Stroupe - Cracked Collarbone
Comment: Stroupe had a big crash in Dallas, and was forced to undergo surgery for an injured collarbone. Stroupe is recovering in Northern California, and is hoping to return to racing in Houston.
Gannon Audette - Broken Wrist
Comment: Audette broke his wrist during practice in Dallas, and will be out for the rest of the season. Audette plans on being ready for the Nationals.
Nico Izzi - Sprained Wrist
Comment: Izzi is still feeling the effects of his crash in Phoenix, and underwent surgery to fix some problems in his wrist. Barring complication, recovery time is expected to be quick, and Izzi should be ready to race when the Western Regional Supercross Lites season resumes in Seattle.
Tyler Sjoberg - Two Broken Ribs
Comment: Sjoberg suffered some broken ribs during practice in Dallas. There is currently no timetable on his return.
Eli Tomac - Fractured Elbow
Comment: Tomac suffered a minor fracture in his elbow in San Diego. No surgery is required, and Tomac will be ready when the Western Regional Supercross Lites series resumes in Seattle.
Austin Stroupe hopes to make his return to racing at Houston.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Andrew Short - First Degree Separation of AC Joint
Comment: Short was injured after going down and getting run over on the start of the San Diego supercross. Short participated in practice in Dallas, but the pain was too great to race. After undergoing therapy, Short started riding again earlier this week. His shoulder is still sore, and we will not see him line up this weekend in Indianapolis.
Scott Agostini - Fractured Talus, Lateral Ankle Ligament Tear, and Bone Marrow Edema of Distal Tibia
Comment: Agostini plans on returning to racing in Salt Lake City or Las Vegas.
Heath Harrison - Dislocated Hip and Torn Spleen
Comment: There is currently no timetable on Harrison’s return.
Sean Lipanovich - Broken Collarbone
Comment: Eastern Regional Supercross Lites rider Lipanovich underwent surgery for his injury just before Dallas and had a plate and eleven screws installed to repair the damage. Lipanovich plans on racing his first race of the season this weekend in Indianapolis.
Alex Ray - Collarbone
Comment: Ray suffered a broken collarbone in San Diego. No timetable has been set on his return.
Dillon Huddleston - Broken Arm
Comment: After breaking his radius at A1, Huddleston resumed riding last week and hopes to return to racing in Houston.
Ryan Sipes - Broken Hand and Separated Shoulder
Comment: Sipes underwent surgery on February 9, and is expected to be out for six weeks. Sipes is planning on being ready to race when the Western Regional SX Lites series resumes in Seattle, and may even race a 450 at a few rounds prior.
Tommy Hahn is also looking to make his return at Seattle.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Tyla Rattray - Concussion and Fractured Vertebrae
Comment: Rattray suffered a concussion and a fractured C-7 vertebrae in his heat race in Oakland. Rattray will spend some time recovering, at which time his injuries will be reevaluated.
Ryan Morais - Broken Jaw, Several Fractured Vertebrae, Collapsed Lung, Concussion and Broken Ribs
Comment: Star Valli Motorsports is hoping Morais will be back on the bike in time for the 2012 outdoor season. Those wishing to donate to Morais’ recovery fund can click here: Donations can also be made through Road 2 Recovery.
Trey Canard - Injured Back
Comment: After a terrible crash in Los Angeles, Canard was released from the hospital on January 29 and was able to return home. Canard is not expected to ride for six months.
Chris Blose - Injured Shoulder
Comment: Blose suffered an avulsion fracture, severe bone contusion and a slight labral tear in L.A.. Blose started rehab this week, and expects to be 100 percent in a month’s time.
Chris Johnson - Broken Scaphoid and Dislocated Wrist
Comment: Johnson hopes to be riding by the end of April, and is planning on being ready for the outdoor season.
Ivan Tedesco - Broken Finger
Comment: After getting landed on in L.A., Tedesco hopes to return to racing in Houston.
Josh Grant will be back this weekend in Indy.
Photo: Andrew Fredrickson
Josh Grant - Hurt Shoulder
Comment: Grant sustained a deep muscle contusion in L.A, and plans to make his return this weekend in Indianapolis.
Travis Bright - Broken Scaphoid
Comment: Bright underwent ligament repairs and had a screw put in his wrist. He’s back on the bike and will be ready to race by Seattle.
Don Parsons - Broken Leg
Comment: Parsons is planning on being ready for the start of the outdoor season.
Antonio Balbi - Broken Wrist
Comment: It is unlikely that Balbi will return to racing before the supercross season ends.
Chris Plouffe - Separated Shoulder and Torn MCL
Comment: Plouffe is planning on being back for the final three rounds of the 2012 Western Regional SX Lites series.
Tommy Hahn - Broken Fibula
Comment: Hahn is back on the bike and hopes to return to racing in Seattle.
Josh Hill - Broken Tibia
Comment: Hill suffered a broken tibia (lower leg) in his first turn crash at A1. The injury is not related to Hill’s previous leg injury that kept him away from the races last year. Hill is not expected to line up in Indianapolis.
After missing time due to a broken finger, IT hopes to return at Houston.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Wil Hahn - Fractured Right Hip
Comment: Hahn suffered a fractured right hip at the Honda test track on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Hahn has resumed riding and should be good to go when the Western Regional Supercross Lites series resumes in Seattle.
Michael Byrne - Broken nose and C-6 in Neck
Comment: After spending several weeks in a neck brace, Byrne’s recovery is going well. On Feb. 26, Byrne tweeted that he’ll know more about when he can return to racing after he has an X-ray in two weeks.
Christian Craig - Wrist Problems
Comment: Craig will be sitting out most of the remaining Western Regional SX Lites rounds. Due to a broken wrist suffered at Southwick, Craig has not been at 100 percent, and underwent surgery to fix the problem.
Taylor Futrell - Badly Broken Collarbone
Comment: Futrell underwent surgery for the injury, and has resumed riding. He will be racing this weekend in Indianapolis.
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