10 Issues to Watch on the 2023 San Diego Supercross

The Elephant within the room, or within the pool, within the case of this weekend, is the climate that California has been experiencing—by now anybody out west is absurdly uninterested in the time period, atmospheric river! The deluge soaked nearly each sq. inch of the state, leaving the grime in Snapdragon Stadium completely unfit for monitor constructing. Fortunately Feld has a plan and is eradicating that grime and changing it with grime that may really be fashioned into supercross options. Odds are it’ll nonetheless have moisture in it, however it’s acquired to be significantly better than what was within the open stadium. How significantly better? We’ll see this Saturday. –Aaron Hansel

Although we’re just one spherical in (at spherical three!), issues are trying good for Dylan Ferrandis. The Monster Power Yamaha/Star Racing rider struggled considerably in his first two years within the 450SX Class however got here via the sphere on the opener to complete fourth. We spoke with him afterward and he instructed us he actually, actually likes the texture of the brand new Yamaha, and that he’s had feeling about it for some time now. We’re nonetheless early within the season, however issues seem to be this simply could be a breakout 12 months for Ferrandis. We’ll see how issues play out in San Diego. – Hansel

Malcolm Stewart getting his first 450SX win is one thing that’s been talked about time and again, and for good cause—he’s been tantalizingly near lighting the torches for a very long time now! Nicely, two weeks in the past he positive got here shut when he discovered himself main for a number of laps within the 450SX principal. Everyone knows what occurred, Chase Sexton handed him, and Stewart would later crash in a rhythm lane, however nonetheless, Stewart regarded very sturdy on the market. With pace like that, you must suppose that first win is simply across the nook for Stewart. –Hansel