2023 East Rutherford Supercross Press Day

2023 East Rutherford Supercross Press Day

By Billy Rainford

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Press Day occurred at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey Friday afternoon beneath sunny skies and a light-weight breeze. The temperature was a really racy 20C and riders appeared to benefit from the monitor structure. When you’ve by no means been on this space earlier than, the stadium is simply throughout the Hudson River from downtown Manhattan. You possibly can see your complete define of town from the parking zone. It’s fairly cool.

Most significantly this weekend:

Spherical 14 in East Rutherford, NJ will act as this years Love Moto Cease Most cancers race, a race devoted completely to the children of St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital. Athletes and race groups will deck out their bike graphics and racing gear in affected person impressed paintings to rejoice the event, these objects will likely be entered into the annual St. Jude public sale. The public sale will run on-line at supercrosslive.com/stjude from Might 1 – Might 15 with 100% of the proceeds going on to St. Jude and their mission of Discovering Cures. Saving Kids.


Right here’s a have a look at among the motion from Friday on the monitor:

Supercross Futures have been on the monitor for some practisc and qualifying. #29 Julien Beaumer was quickest.
#241 Daxton Bennick was 2nd quickest.
#75 Ryder Difrancesco was third quickest.
#66 Casey Cochran was 4th.
Our previous pal #441 Jyire Mitchell got here out of the B Group to set fifth quickest time. He crashed fairly arduous in a rhythm part however appeared none the more serious for put on. His dad was extra apprehensive about how I handle to be at so many races. Haha. Let’s hope we see them up in Canada this summer season, because it nonetheless appears to be the plan.
#174 Trevor Colip was seventh.
#263 Avery Lengthy was eighth.
#34 Bryce Shelley crashed in Q1 however I didn’t see it occur. Right here he’s explaining the scenario to Brandon Haas from Membership MX. He was ninth quickest.
It was good to see #175 Evan Ferry on the monitor setting tenth quickest time, however I can’t imagine this was the one shot I bought of him!
As talked about on the prime, this race is devoted to the youngsters of St Jude’s Hospital so plenty of the bikes and kit are completely decked out. Right here’s the Greatest in Present up to now, standing with Jeremy Martin’s bike. Haha Sorry Mike Bonacci, I needed to.
That’s Owen C studying learn how to experience on a Yamaha TT.
It’s at all times all smiles when your coach is #751 Josh Hill. Wanting good, guys.
#18 Jett Lawrence strolling over to his bike for the 250 group’s first session on the monitor. Say what you need, however this race between brothers ought to be a superb one.
Take a look at #56 Enzo Lopes along with his gear to match the bike. Fairly rattling good.
If I’ve to choose a non-Australian for the 250 Showdown win Saturday, I’m going with #43 Levi Kitchen.
I at all times keep focussed on the checkered flag throughout these Press Days hoping somebody will throw us a bone. We’ll take it, Jett.
Or might this be the week #238 Haiden Deegan steps onto the highest step whereas the brothers strive to not take one another out?
I don’t suppose anybody can argue that the #96 and #18 are the category of the 250 subject this yr although. Like I hold saying, welcome to the Lawrence Brothers period of American Motocross.
#67 Cullin Park in entrance of the signal. The remainder are from proper right here on this spot.
Fairly cool that the Heartbeat Sizzling Sauce guys are all the way in which right here with #83 Cole Thompson when the staff simply races the 250 West class.
The brand new Darling of DMX #51 Justin Barcia having some enjoyable.
#15 Dean Wilson having some enjoyable or possibly he simply can’t bend that proper knee…
#94 Ken Roczen has one of many smoothest whips within the recreation. He sits simply 1 level behind Barcia in fifth.
The gang pleaser on his Yamaha 250 2-stroke, #412 Jared Lesher.
Benefit from the racing tomorrow and be prepared for lots of Lawrence Brothers discuss within the broadcast, I’d say.
Occasions are Jap.
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