RCH Soaring Eagle/Jimmy John‰Ûªs/Suzuki Factory Racing's Broc Tickle has been injured while practising for this weekends third round of the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross Championship.
His team revealed the unfortunate news this afternoon with the below statement.
"Broc Tickle, rider of the No. 20 Soaring Eagle/Jimmy John‰Ûªs/Suzuki Factory Racing RM-Z450 for RCH Racing was injured in a practice crash at the team‰Ûªs test facility today and is expected to miss the next four to six weeks of Monster Energy AMA Supercross competition.
"Tickle was diagnosed with a fractured distal radius in his right forearm at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Murrieta, Calif., where he underwent surgery to repair the fracture.
Tickle finished 11th and 14th, respectively in the season‰Ûªs first two races and is currently 13th in 450SX Class points heading into this weekend‰Ûªs event at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.