10 Issues to Watch on the 2023 Daytona Supercross

The final time Jeremy Martin gained a supercross race was Minneapolis in 2018. That’s not precisely the type of streak any racer needs, and to be truthful, he’s missed quite a lot of races since then as a consequence of damage, however nonetheless, you realize Martin is trying ahead to ending the drought. This weekend could be an incredible place to do it too—Daytona is essentially the most outdoorsy supercross monitor on the circuit, and Martin is very robust in motocross. He’s even obtained a pair of 250 Nationwide championships to his title! Can Martin get again within the winner’s circle this weekend? -­Hansel

Talking of riders who haven’t gained shortly, how about Jordon Smith? The Monster Power Yamaha Star Racing rider is certainly able to profitable, and he’s even earned a pair of podiums this season already. He’s additionally no stranger to profitable at Daytona—he took prime honors within the 250SX class there in 2018. He’s discovered himself on the bottom a number of occasions in 2023, one thing that’s been a weak spot for him, but when he can keep away from these points, he’s obtained an actual shot at taking the checkers in Daytona. –Hansel

For Daytona, anyway. With the 250SX west area on hiatus, it is common to see riders from that class dip their toes within the water within the 450 Class, particularly at Daytona. Nicely, this yr RJ Hampshire shall be doing simply that. It is arduous to foretell how he’ll do, he is by no means raced in a 450SX race earlier than, however we do know he is at all times quick and by no means lacks effort. How will he stack up in his first foray into the premier ranks? –Hansel