Levi Kitchen took to Instagram early this morning to announce an damage. The Monster Power/Star Yamaha Racing rider said about three weeks in the past he crashed and broke his scapula (shoulder blade) and ended up “doing minor damage” to his rotator cuff. As a Outcome of of Day off the bike, the Washougal, Washington, native additionally states he hopes to be ready for the 250SX East Area of Monster Power AMA Supercross, the place he Shall be making his AMA Supercross dehowever.
Kitchen burst onto the scene in 2020 On the Monster Power AMA Newbie Nationwide Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch when he went six-for-six in his motos Inside the 250 B Restricted and 450 B Restricted packages, adopted by six complete #1 A plates (and the Dunlop Silver Tire Award) Simply a few months Afterward the THOR Mini Os. Then “After mini os I acquired Definitely one of the biggest telephone name of my life!” when he was provided a spot with Monster Power/Star Yamaha Racing.
Kitchen made his professional dehowever On the 2021 RedBud Nationwide spherical of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, ending 9-19 for Twelfth general. He then returned to the Ranch for The final time, claiming each the 250 Pro Sport (3-1-2) and the Open Pro Sport (3-1-1) en Path to incomes the 2021 Nicky Hayden AMA Motocross Horizon Award. Afterwards, he made the leap to The expert scene full-time and competed Inside the remaining 5 sphericals Of expert Motocross, ending with a Greater of eighth general On the Unadilla Nationwide (12-7 moto finishes). In the second-to-final-moto of the yr On the Hangtown Motocross Basic, Kitchen accomplished a season-biggest sixth. His 104 factors Inside the season earned him Nineteenth Inside the 250 Class standings, and the strong displaying this summer time additionally earned him national #59 for 2022.
The 250SX East Area Is about To start February 19 with the Minneapolis Supercross at U.S. Financial institution Stadium, Simply a few days after Kitchen’s Twenty first birthday. For the second straight yr, the Yamaha group Might have six 250SX riders with Jeremy Martin, Simplyin Cooper, Colt Nichols, Christian Craig, Nate Thrasher, and Kitchen—plus two 450SX riders in Dylan Ferrandis and Eli Tomac. Nichols and Cooper are anticipated to defend their respective titles from 2021 (Nichols in 250SX East and Cooper in 250SX West), however Aside from Kitchen the coast for every of the remaining riders has but to be decided.
Under is his full submit.
“Solely a bit replace For everyone. I had Barely crash virtually 3 weeks in the past and ended up breaking my scapula and doing minor damage to my rotator cuff. Every thing appears to be therapeutic properly And that i’m hoping to be on the bike in A pair of weeks and be ready for east coast! Till Then you undoubtedly’ll discover me placing in hours on a stationary🥴😅 #bugsdown”