Jake Weimer Injury Update 2

An update on Jake Weimer's condition following his practice crash at Milestone MX.

Jake Weimer Injury Update

September 15, 2017  (Spokane, Wash) - MotoConcepts Racing (MCR) rider Jake Weimer suffered multiple injuries following a crash that occurred this past Friday while practicing at Milestone MX Park for the upcoming Supercross season. 

Weimer’s injuries consist of one collapsed lung and one bruised lung, a broken rib, fractured elbow, broken scapula along with a small bone break in his right hand. While initial recovery was uncertain and not favorable, doctors have indicated an recovery prognosis of 6-8 weeks allowing Jake the opportunity to return to riding in late 2017 with the potential of racing as early as January, 2018. 

“Our group is saddened for Jake’s situation as he was really gelling with the bike which was resulting in significant improvement in his speed,” said MCR Team Manager, Tony Alessi. “I’m relieved the injuries weren’t more severe and I’m optimistic we’ll see Jake back on the bike soon. All of us at MCR are saddened by this turn of events and are committed to providing the necessary support to get Jake ready to compete in 2018,” said Alessi.

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C50_gd2_logo_1496892656 GD2 9/18/2017 12:29 PM

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Jake is such a great guy, What a Drag !!! Supercross SUCKS !!! Too many injuries, and these guys are the BEST in the World!! Cant wait for the Latest Greatest Death Triple at Joe Bag of Donuts Local MX cuz he saw it on TV and it looked cool, but cant ride a dirt bike!! Something HAS to give!!!

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