Monster Energy/Star Racing Yamaha’s Jeremy Martin will miss the final two rounds of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship as he sustained a broken arm in a violent crash in the first 250 moto on Saturday at Ironman.
Martin was battling with leader Jett Lawrence when he had a harsh landing from a high-speed fly-away jump that sent the bike into a swap and he high-sided and was sent to the ground hard.
He was able to get up, but was clutching his arm as he was attended to by the EMT’s on site. He was taken directly to the Alpinestars Mobile Medical Unit.
“It’s just a bummer for sure,” Martin said in a team release. “I felt that I had the pace for the win, but that’s racing. We’re going to heal up and shift our focus to 2022.”
It’s been an injury plagued 2021 season for Martin, as he dislocated his shoulder at the West Region season opener in Monster Energy Supercross and missed the rest of the season. Then he sustained a wrist injury at Thunder Valley that ended his title chances as he had to miss time.
Martin will return to the Monster Energy/Star Racing team in 2022.
Main image: Yamaha