West targets US return following shortened AUSX cameo


Information 24 Jan 2023


West targets US return following shortened AUSX cameo

Supercross Futures and Loretta Lynn’s on the playing cards for this 12 months.

Picture: Foremost Media.

Australian teenager Brad West has confirmed his intentions of returning to the US following a foot harm that he suffered in between Australian Supercross Championship (AUSX) rounds on the finish of final 12 months.

West returned dwelling late final 12 months to fill in at Serco Yamaha after group common Bailey Malkiewicz crashed and injured himself on the opening spherical of the season in Marvel Stadium, Melbourne.

The Queenslander entered spherical two barely under-done, with solely minimal time on the bike, and whereas the spherical at Adelaide didn’t go precisely to plan in ending twelfth on the evening, West left happy together with his pace, trying to the four-week break earlier than the third spherical in Newcastle to enhance on some weaknesses. Sadly, that was the place his cameo would finish.

“I used to be preparing for Newcastle doing motos, and sadly on the second lap of a moto I had a component fail on my bike in the course of a lane, it was one of many quicker elements of the observe, the bike locked up and I went flying into the face of a leap in a lane. I knew one thing was fallacious immediately, I obtained an enormous rush to my foot, and as a motocross rider, I’ve had just a few accidents over time so I do know when one thing is damaged. I ended up breaking 5 bones in my foot, in order that wasn’t preferrred.”

West, 18, confirmed he’s planning to return to the US to race Supercross Futures. However advised MotoOnline that it’s all relying on the restoration from his foot harm which he doesn’t have a timeframe for at this level.

“I’ll positively be heading again to the states, however it’ll all rely on my timeframe, I haven’t really been given a timeframe but with my foot, I’ll discover out extra at an appointment I’ve obtained developing, however I’m hoping it’s as quickly as doable. ” West advised MotoOnline. “I would like to have the ability to do Supercross Futures after which from there attempt to do space and regional qualifiers for Loretta Lynns.”

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