Moto XXX - Yoshihide Fukudome Out For Remainder Of Motocross Season - Dirt Rider Magazine

Yoshihide Fukudome out for remainder of motocross seasonAfter a strong first moto showing at the High Point National two weeks ago, Yoshihide Fukudome appeared to be adapting well to the fast pace of the young AMA Motocross Championship series. But as the Motocross class charged up the hill for the start of moto two, disaster struck.As the 40 rider group approached the first left hand turn, another rider collided into Fukudome resulting in his left leg being tangled up in the moving rear wheel of the other rider's motorcycle. The bikes were quickly shut off but the damage had been done. Dome was examined by the Asterisk medic crew immediately on-site where the initial diagnosis was a sprained knee and some fairly severe burns on his calf. The medic staff advised Fukudome to meet with doctors upon his return to California. After meeting with the Moto XXX team doctors to review theresults of an MRI, it has been determined that Fukudome has suffegrade 3 tear of his MCL (Medial Collateral Ligament) and 3 rd degree burns on the back of his calf.Unfortunately, due to the severity of the injuries, Dome will miss the remaining rounds of the AMA Motocross Championships. Fukudome is now on his way back to Japan to meet with his personal doctor to determine the best course of action.While this is not the way Fukudome would have liked to have ended his season, he remains optimistic and can't wait to get back to racing in the US. All of us at Moto XXX would like to wish Yoshihide a speedy recovery and hope to see him back in the states very soon.Moto XXX Racing is proudly supported by:Honda, Supersports Inc., Deluge Sport, Akrapovic, Moose Racing, Perfex Corp., Scorpion Helmets, Tag Metals, Sidi Boots, Pro Honda Oils & Chemicals, Race Tech, Dunlop, Honda Genuine Parts, Braking, Motion-Pro, Atomic 22, Ti-Lube, Pro-Comp Wheels and Tires, Polisport Plastics, Lucky 13, RK Racing Chain, Excel, Honda Rider's Club of America, Sunline ARC, Carbon Fiber Works, Scott USA, SDG, VP Racing Fuels, Crower Power, Vortex Ignitions, LA Sleeve, Hinson Clutch Components, Ogio, Ready Racing, Metaltek.For more information or to contact Moto XXX please visit or call (951) 359-6999.