Fan favourite Dean Wilson has suffered a race-ending injury at the Monster Energy Cup. The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team rider crashed violently and transported to hospital. The following release was issued by the team.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team’s Dean Wilson will miss Saturday night’s Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas after suffering a hard crash during the second qualifying session of the day. Wilson was immediately transported to the local hospital where early reports indicate that he has sustained a dislocated hip.
It was an unfortunate ending to the night for Wilson, who had an impressive showing in the day’s qualifying sessions. He qualified third overall in the first session, finishing only half a second off the leader. The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team wishes Dean a speedy recovery as he awaits further evaluation.