Defending Maxxis ACU British MX2 champion Conrad Mewse dislocated his wrist when he crashed in the second turn of race two at Canada Heights on Sunday and will miss this weekend’s MXGP of Lombardia – and potentially faces an even longer lay-off.
Heading into the third round of the series with the championship lead on the back of a maximum score at round two at Lyng, the 20-year-old extended his advantage with a comfortable win in race one.
But it all went wrong for him in race two when he was taken down in the second turn and crashed out.
“I’m not too great to be honest,” he said on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s not a lot we can do right now apart from just wait on the recovery time and hopefully mend as quick as possible. I know I dislocated my wrist and that’s been put back in but at the moment I don’t know if there’s more to it or not.
“I’m seeing a load of specialists this week and then I’ll know more. I’ll be out for a little bit but I’m just not sure for how long yet.”
With Mewse failing to score points in the second race, REVO Husqvarna UK’s Alvin Ostlund took the overall win and moved into a one-point lead over the Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee rider in the championship.