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Jett Lawrence to Miss Remainder of AMA Pro Motocross With Thumb Injury Torn UCL incurred in a practice crash this week Lawrence to undergo a procedure on Thursday Goal is to return for SuperMotocross title defense DADE CITY, Florida (July 3, 2024) – Having injured his thumb in a small practice crash Tuesday, Team Honda


Jett Lawrence to Miss The rest of AMA Professional Motocross With Thumb Damage

  • Torn UCL incurred in a apply crash this week
  • Lawrence to bear a process on Thursday
  • Objective is to return for SuperMotocross title protection

DADE CITY, Florida (July 3, 2024) – Having injured his thumb in a small apply crash Tuesday, Staff Honda HRC rider Jett Lawrence will bear a process this week, which is able to end in him sitting out the rest of the AMA Professional Motocross sequence.

The autumn befell on Tuesday, July 2, on the “Canine Pound” (the Lawrence household’s personal coaching facility in Florida). Later the identical day, Jett underwent X-ray and MRI scans, and it was decided that he had a torn ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL. [Technical diagnosis: proximal thumb avulsion fracture at the insertion of the UCL, a sprain of that same ligament, and an avulsive ligamentous tear of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) volar plate from its metacarpal attachment.]

Jett is scheduled to bear a process on Thursday, July 4, on the Steadman Clinic in Colorado, after which he’ll give attention to making a return in time for the SuperMotocross opener on September 7 in Harmony, North Carolina.

“It’s clearly a bummer, however it’s a part of our sport,” Lawrence stated. “It was actually a reasonably small crash, however it’s what it’s. I’ve been fairly fortunate with accidents in my profession up to now, so I assume it’s simply my flip. I used to be proud of the progress we’ve made within the championship since my setback at Hangtown, and I used to be excited to attempt to hold my championship. That clearly received’t occur now, however I’ve a great group round me and can give attention to getting wholesome once more and coming again at one hundred pc. I stay up for cheering on Hunter and doing no matter I can to assist him the remainder of the sequence.”

Earlier this yr, Jett earned the AMA Supercross 450 Championship, which was the seventh skilled AMA crown of his younger profession. Having scored 4 of 5 total wins up to now in his AMA Professional Motocross 450 title protection, he at the moment sits a detailed second within the factors standings to brother and teammate Hunter Lawrence.

“We’re absolutely behind Jett and can help him by his restoration,” stated Lars Lindstrom, Supervisor for Staff Honda HRC. “It’s fairly loopy that three of the championship’s high riders have now been sidelined with the identical harm, particularly one which’s sometimes fairly uncommon. After all it’s disappointing, however regardless that Jett has received the final seven championships he’s competed in, he’s nonetheless so younger and has numerous success forward of him. Bodily he’s a freak of nature and a specimen, so to maintain it that manner, permitting him to heal to one hundred pc is the objective. With Hunter at the moment main the factors chase, I like our probabilities of maintaining the AMA Professional Motocross 450 Championship with Honda, and we stay up for engaged on that this weekend at RedBud. Within the meantime, everybody on the group and at Honda sends their love Jett’s manner; we’ll miss having him on the road!”

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