Craig, Baker Out For Rest Of Season

Kit Palmer | August 30, 2011

It was a tough day for the Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil Honda team at the Southwick National this past weekend, as it lost two of its riders for the remaining two rounds of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.Both Christian Craig and Travis Baker had their season cut short by a few races after suffering injuries at Southwick.Craig fell on the third lap of the 450 moto and broke the scaphoid (navicular) bone in his wrist and will most likely undergo surgery this week.Christion Craig broke his wrist at Southwick.Baker, competing in the 250 class, fell and broke his collarbone and will be out of action for a while.Travis Baker is out with a broken collarbone.

For full coverage of the Southwick National, check out this week’s issue of Cycle News at the following link.


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.