Stats, Rider Quotes, & Extra from 2023 Anaheim 2 Supercross



“It was a great night time. I simply knew that I wanted to get some good begins, and that’s what I did. I rode constant laps and simply tried to overlook about what was occurring behind me; plenty of guys had been falling. It feels good to get this general win, however it additionally feels just a little bizarre as a result of, in my e-book, I didn’t win a moto or something immediately. I wish to win and be the primary man to the checkers, however I’m stoked to bounce again after final weekend. We’re going to maintain working through the break. I’m nonetheless hungry.”

“The primary two mains had been just about chaos—I had some unhealthy begins, made some errors, and that was just about it. Fortunately, within the third one I used to be capable of get a great begin and keep out of the carnage for as soon as. I’m trying ahead to having a while off, enjoying some golf and preparing for Oakland.”

“The primary principal occasion was positively not what we had been in search of. Truthfully, I didn’t trip effectively in any respect, however I talked to the group, and so they pepped me up. I got here out and received the second principal occasion, which was actually good for my confidence. Within the third principal, I didn’t get nearly as good of a begin as I ought to have, however I nonetheless ended up on the rostrum, which is a giant turnaround for us. So, I feel there are plenty of positives to remove from immediately, and will probably be good to enter this break on a excessive. We’re going to prepare and are available out swinging at Oakland.”

Stated Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing 250 group supervisor Jensen Hendler:

“General, our day went very effectively. Levi Kitchen rode good and went 4-2-2 to get the win, which is incredible. I’ve been watching Levi since he was just a bit child driving at Washougal for enjoyable, after which right here we’re – the highest step of the rostrum. I’m extraordinarily pleased with him. He has labored very laborious and deserves it. Stilez additionally had a great day. Though he didn’t trip one of the best within the first principal and light again a bit, we had a pep discuss, and he went out within the second principal and received it. He was third within the final race and ended up third general. Leaving Anaheim with two guys on the rostrum was thrilling. We’ll do some work throughout this West Coast break and, hopefully, do it once more in Oakland.”

“We had been excited to come back right here for this primary 250SX Futures race to see if all our laborious work paid off, and it has. Dax stunned us. He advised me earlier than the primary he was going to win, and he did simply that. I’m pleased with him and excited to see what else he can accomplish. Sadly, Haiden bought a horrible begin and was making an attempt to combat his approach again to the entrance and ended up tipping over within the dragon’s again. It’s a brilliant brief race, so he did what he may and completed fifth. He’s leaving wholesome, so we’re proud of that, and we’ll proceed that journey and maintain working. We’re enthusiastic about what the longer term holds for each packages. We’ll simply maintain working laborious to maintain successful.”

Oldenburg posted on Instagram:

“4th general with a 5-4-6. Botched the beginning the final principal, however actually proud of my racing final night time! Thanks boys❤️”