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 …

SPRINT CARS: Dominic Scelzi Sidelined With Multiple Compression Fractures Following Thunderbowl Crash

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TULARE, Calif. – official release — Collin Markle photo — Dominic Scelzi will be sidelined for at least the next month and a half after he sustained several compression fractures in his back last Saturday during a crash at the Peter Murphy Classic. Scelzi, who entered the King of the West Sprint Car Series event at Thunderbowl Raceway as the …

AMA SX: Roczen to Sit Out Daytona Supercross After Ankle Injury in Practice

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — RCH Racing photo — After coming into the season by winning two of the first three Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, races of the season, things have taken a drastic turn for the worse for RCH Soaring Eagle/Jimmy Johns/Suzuki Factory Racing rider Ken …

F1: Alonso to Miss Season-Opening Australian Grand Prix on Doctors’ Advice; Magnussen to Sub

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WOKING, England — official team release — Dan Istitene/Getty Images Europe photo — Fernando Alonso will miss the Formula One season opener in Australia on March 15 following his testing crash in Barcelona, Spain last week. Following a series of tests and scans, doctors have determined Alonso is asymptomatic of any medical issue and they see no evidence whatsoever of any …

INDYCAR: Aleshin Injured in Final Practice Crash at Fontana; Transported to Hospital

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FONTANA, Calif. – By Dave Lewandowski, IndyCar.com — INDYCAR photo — Verizon IndyCar Series driver Mikhail Aleshin, who was involved in a multi-car incident in the final practice session Aug. 29 for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway, was evaluated at Loma Linda University Medical Center and diagnosed with a concussion, fractured ribs, a broken right clavicle and chest …

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 …

WOO: Saldana Injured by Flying Debris in Vegas

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March 7, 2014 — release courtesy Motter Motorsports, Susan Arnold — T.J. Buffenbarger Photo — LAS VEGAS — World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series driver Joey Saldana was injured during Thursday night’s World of Outlaws FVP Showdown at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Saldana set quick time and started eighth in the dash on Thursday night. He had moved up …