Courtesy American Honda

Torrance, CA: American Honda announced today that Ricky Carmichael,
defending AMA 250 Supercross and AMA 250 National Motocross Champion
sustained a knee injury while pre-season testing for the 2004 season.

Carmichael was examined by his doctor earlier today with the results
showing a torn ACL knee ligament. The injury will require surgery with
an estimated recovery time of 4 months.

“Ricky and the team were prepared and looking forward to defending the
Supercross title”, said Honda Race Team Manager, Chuck Miller, “Now
Ricky is anxious to get the surgery taken care of so he can start his
training for the National Motocross series.”

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Ricky Carmichael


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