Morais recovering at home after A2 crash.

Kit Palmer | January 26, 2010

After a promising start to the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series, Rockstar Energy/Canidae Suzuki team rider Ryan Morais has seen his chances of winning the West Lites Championship thrown out the window after has heat-race crash at Anaheim II last weekend.Morais, who went into the race sitting eight points behind series leader Jake Weimer, was injured when a rider landed on top of him over a jump and was immediately taken to the hospital where he spent the night with internal injuries. He was later released early the next morning. According to team manager Bill Keefe, Morais is currently at home resting and will be seeing his own physician this week for further evaluation. Morais said in a press release that Morais is not expected to race in the upcoming San Francisco round but will likely be back on his bike in time for the San Diego Supercross a week later.

Kit Palmer | Off-Road Editor

Kit Palmer started his career at Cycle News in 1984 and he’s been testing dirt and streetbikes every since – plus covering any event that uses some form of a knobby tire. He’s also our resident motorcycle mileage man with a commute of 120 miles a day.