2 hours in the past | Phrases: Matt Bernard | Pictures: Husqvarna
Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing rider, Christian Craig, is on the street to restoration after a nasty crash on the twelfth spherical of the 2023 AMA Supercross Championship in Glendale, Arizona. Craig, who was using the FC 450 Rockstar Version, had a serious crash throughout follow, leading to a dislocated hip and elbow, in addition to a damaged arm that ended his 450SX marketing campaign for the season.
Docs had been in a position to reposition Craig’s hip and shoulder on the hospital, however he’ll want surgical procedure for his arm fracture. It’s nonetheless unclear when he might be again on his bike, with the upcoming Professional Motocross collection marking the second a part of the inaugural SuperMotocross World Championship (SMX).
“Sadly, I had a follow crash early within the first follow in Arizona. I ended up dislocating my hip and elbow. The medical doctors on the hospital had been in a position to put them again in place, however I ended up breaking my arm too, which requires surgical procedure. I’m past bummed to finish my season this manner, however I’m making an attempt to remain constructive and be able to go once I’m healed!” Craig defined,
It’s an actual disappointment for Craig, the 250SX Western Regional Champion from final 12 months, who had been performing properly in current weeks. Earlier than the incident, he recorded a finest Most important Occasion end of sixth at spherical 10 in Detroit and received his Warmth Race in Seattle. Craig was in eighth place within the standings earlier than the Glendale race, however his present focus is on his restoration and getting again to full well being as quickly as attainable.