Ashley Fiolek Out for X Games

Jean Turner | July 30, 2011

Ashley Fiolek is reportedly out for the X Games Women’s Moto X event,t he Red Bull Honda rider crashing during today’s first practice session in the Staples  Center and knocking herself out. Fiolek is fine, but was unconscious long enough for doctors to determine that she should not compete.

Women’s Moto X racer Jackie Ives was also injured in practice and has pulled out of the competition.

Riders Vicki Golden, Jessica Patterson and Tarah Gieger are showing jaw-dropping speed during practice on the arenacross-style track on the floor of the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. X Games 17 Women’s Moto X Racing is schedule to take place tonight at 6PM PST.

Jean Turner | Contributor

A former staffer at Cycle News, Turner continues to contribute to the website and magazine as a columnist and someone we can count on to whip up a few thousand words on an off-road race when needed.