At the 2020 Daytona SX 250SX main event, Monster Energy / Pro Circuit / Kawasaki’s Jordon Smith went down in what looked like a retaliation collision with Shane McElrath and immediately came up lame with an injured knee.
That incident not only cost Mcelrath a shot at getting the red plate back, but it now may have ended the #54’s 2020 season prematurely. Mitch Payton—team manager for the Monster Energy / Pro Circuit / Kawasaki team— could not have been happy with Smith’s season thus far and this did not help that any.
Today, Jordon took to social media to talk about his injury. “I want to give everyone an update on my status,” Jordon said from Instagram. “MRI results confirmed a complete ACL tear with multiple lateral and meniscus tears. I have an appointment in the morning with an orthopedic Dr. and will make a plan on which is the best way to handle this injury. It’s a huge bummer considering I felt like I was finally starting to ride like myself a little bit more at the races. I will give another update when I talk with doctors and the team about what we feel is best moving forward. Thanks to all of my fans and friends for the support I’ve had so far!”
You can watch Jordon Smith’s (#54) crash in this short highlight reel from Daytona below: