10 Storylines to Watch at 2023 Houston Supercross



We’re not speaking about the best way Eli Tomac bounced off the dust final week right here, we’re speaking about how he’ll regroup in Houston. For the primary time all season, and for a very long time, truly, we noticed Tomac have an enormous crash which you could wager gave his crew supervisor, Jeremy Coker, fairly a scare. Fortunately Tomac was in a position to remount and going once more, however he appeared shaken and by no means regained his earlier tempo. The top consequence was a thirteenth within the third Triple Crown race and sixth total. He did retain the factors lead, nonetheless, by 5 factors over Chase Sexton. Will Tomac get again to his profitable methods in Houston, or will he nonetheless be feeling the results of final week’s get-off? –Hansel

Is anybody getting the sensation Sexton is about to begin profitable within the 450SX class with regularity? There’s no denying he discovered one other gear within the AMA Professional Motocross Championship final 12 months, and there’s no means the features he made outdoor haven’t filtered into his supercross recreation. It confirmed in Anaheim too, the place he received two of three Triple Crown races to win the general, to notch his first win of 2023. He did it on a observe that was inflicting all types of errors to only about everybody on the market, too. Is that this the purpose when Sexton begins clicking ‘em off? –Hansel 

Not pretty much as good a race for Cooper Webb at Anaheim 2’s Triple Crown because it was within the first two races of the 12 months. Webb received dangerous begins, and he didn’t have the pace early within the third race as soon as he did lastly begin up entrance. However then, magically, but additionally as normal, he was there closing on Sexton on the finish of the third predominant occasion. What provides? Webb is normally as much as his finest work late within the race when a observe is tough, and the Triple Crown format doesn’t lend itself to that. So, does the podium-bound Webb return with the normal 20+ 2 format this weekend? –Jason Weigandt