TORRANCE, CA – January 19, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – American Honda announced today that American Honda Racing rider Josh Grant will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee tomorrow as a result of an injury sustained while racing round two of the 2011 AMA Supercross Championship in Phoenix over the weekend. With the full support of American Honda and his American Honda Racing teammates, Josh is expected make a full recovery and preliminary estimates indicate a return to racing in a few weeks.
“Obviously I’m bummed about getting hurt early in the season but I’m also pretty excited because early test results indicate that the injury appears to only be minor at this stage,” said Grant. “I’ve received tons of support from everyone at Honda and I should to back racing in no time.”
For more information, contact: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (310) 783-3745
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SOURCE: American Honda Motor Co., Inc.