Printed on 14 April 2023
Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing rider Christian Craig has begun his restoration following accidents sustained in Glendale’s twelfth spherical of the 2023 AMA Supercross Championship, because of bear surgical procedure within the coming days.
The 31-year-old fell within the early levels of apply on the ultimate Triple Crown occasion of the 12 months in Arizona, dislocating his hip and proper elbow, in addition to breaking his arm because of the incident that can spell the top of his 450SX marketing campaign.
Docs have been in a position to put Craig’s hip and shoulder again into place upon arrival on the hospital, nonetheless, his arm fracture would require surgical procedure as a part of the restoration course of. It’s unclear when he will likely be match to return, with the upcoming Professional Motocross sequence marking the second portion of the inaugural SuperMotocross World Championship (SMX).
“Sadly, I had a apply crash early within the first apply in Arizona,” Craig defined. “I ended up dislocating my hip and elbow. The medical doctors on the hospital have been in a position to get them each put again in place, however I ended up breaking my arm additionally, and that’s going to require surgical procedure. Past bummed to finish my season this fashion, however attempting to remain constructive and be able to go after I’m healed!”
It’s a disappointing finish to his first full season in 450SX for final 12 months’s 250SX Western Regional Champion Craig, who had been on the rise in current weeks onboard the FC 450 Rockstar Version. He recorded a greatest Predominant Occasion end of sixth at spherical 10 in Detroit and received his Warmth Race in Seattle, which had him positioned eighth within the standings getting into Glendale.
Phrases: Press Launch