Breaking news from Arlington Supercross: Returns, injury updates and more

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The 2024 AMA Supercross returns after a week off with the seventh round of the 450SX class and the second for the 250SX East Coast series taking place at the A&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. And speaking of returns, Ty Masterpool and Grant Harlan will be back in action after missing all the previous rounds due to injury. Check the latest updates!

Masterpool has been sidelined due to an ankle surgery that he had after the 2023 SuperMotocross rounds. Now the HBI Racing team announced this morning that Masterpool will be ready to go for this weekend’s race.

“HBI Racing is excited to announce that Ty Masterpool will be making his debut in Arlington, TX this weekend at AT&T Stadium. After competing in the Pro Motocross Championship for HBI Racing in 2023, he went on to finish 10th in the final SuperMotocross points standings. Ty gears up to make his highly anticipated debut in the premier 450 class of Monster Energy Supercross racing. Join us this weekend at AT&T Stadium in Arlington as we witness the beginning of an exciting chapter in the career of one of Texas’ brightest talents.”

Grant Harlan has been aiming for a return to racing at the Arlington SX after a pelvis injury during the 2023 Motocross of Nations in France. Now the Gizmo Mods/Yamaha/Rock River Racing team said the following in a brief update on Monday, confirming Harlan’s return:

After a Broken Pelvis injury sustained in Oct of 2023, Grant was left non-weight bearing for 3 months. He has been putting in the work to come into his Sophomore Season, in the Premier 450 class, with as much preparation that the recovery has allowed. We are excited to have our Team Leader back at the races & look for him to race himself back up to speed as the Series continues.”

Grant Harlan MXoN crash

Liqui Moly Beta’s Colt Nichols is back on the bike after missing all previous rounds due to injury. However, there is still no confirmation about his return. Meanwhile, Adam Cianciarulo, who suffered a broken finger in the season opener at Anaheim, hopes to return at Daytona.

Unfortunately, Jeremy Martin will not be lining up in Texas. While all scans are good and he is cleared Jmart and the team decided to give 1 more week of recovery. Expect to see Jmart back at Daytona. Meanwhile, Jett Reynolds’s comeback for Arlington was on track until a practice crash this week which resulted in damage to his shoulder which will require surgery.

In other news, the entire MCR Honda squad will compete at Arlington with Mitchell Oldenburg and Carson Mumford joining Vince Friese in the 450SX class. This will be Mumford´s 450 debut.

As for the championship standing terms, Jett Lawrence -the only two-time winner so far this season- retakes the red plate at Glendale after finishing third behind Ken Roczen and Jason Anderson. Now the Honda HRC rider leads the field by 6 points over Chase Sexton.

PositionRiderPoints
1Jett Lawrence117
2Chase Sexton111
3Aaron Plessinger108
4Cooper Webb107
5Jason Anderosn106
6Ken Roczen102
7Eli Tomac100
8Dylan Ferrandis93
9Hunter Lawrence69
10Justin Barcia63

On the East side, things have just started with Austin Forkner winning an emotional first round in Detroit. The PC rider will be holding the red plate for the first time since 2019, now over Max Anstie and rookie Daxton Bennick who earned his first podium on his debut. At the start of the championship, things were shaken up for some title contenders such as Cameron McAdoo, Haiden Deegan, or Tom Vialle who fell in the first corner at Detroit and finished 15th, 16th, and 18th respectively.

PositionRiderPoints
1Austin Forkner25
2Max Anstie22
3Daxton Bennick20
4Coty Shock18
5Pierce Brown17
6Jalek Swoll16
7Henry Miller15
8Guillem Farres14
9Marshal Weltin13
10Chance Hymas12

TIME SCHEDULE:

*Based on Local time

SessionTime
Race Day Live1:30pm
Night Show7:00pm

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