Beaubier Suffers Broken Leg

Cycle News Staff | December 28, 2011

Yamaha Extended Service/Graves Motorsports Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier suffered a broken lower leg on December 24 while riding motocross near his home in Marysville, California.

Beaubier underwent surgery at the National Surgery Center in Los Gatos, California, on the tibia and doctors expect him to be able to begin his off-season training and conditioning program in three to four weeks. Beaubier will be released from hospital today

Beaubier is slated to make his factory Yamaha debut in the Daytona 200 in March.

“Our best wishes go out to Cameron,” team manager Keith McCarty said in a team release. “We hate to hear about any rider getting injured, and our thoughts are with him. Cameron is proof that there’s no off-season in motorcycle racing, and he was on the gas and training hard for his debut in the Daytona 200 aboard the Y.E.S./Graves/Yamaha R6. We wish him well and hope to see him back to 100 percent soon.”