Photo: George Crosland
Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull KTM rider Alex Frye is out for the rest of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship after tearing his ACL during a practice crash this week ahead of Round 3 at Thunder Valley.
In an Instagram post, the team also said that Frye suffered "additional torn ligaments" and will undergo surgery in the coming week.
Frye raced several outdoor rounds last year, but that was due to be his first full season of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. He set a career high with a 10th-place finish in the opening moto at Hangtown two weeks ago, then finished 17th, 15th and 17th in the next three motos. He was sitting 15th overall in 250MX points at the end of Round 2.
Alex Frye had a big get off this week while practicing for this weeks Lakewood National resulting in a torn ACL along with additional torn ligaments. Alex is scheduled to have full reconstructive knee surgery within the next week and will unfortunately miss the remainder of the outdoor season. Everyone here at TLD wishes Alex a speedy recovery, and we will keep you posted as Alex rehabilitates his knee and prepares for next year.