Weekly Recap: Merry Christmas from Racer X Workers, Anaheim 1 Two Weeks Away

Welcome to Racerhead and Merry Christmas, glad holidays, and keep heat on the market to all. We’re only one extra day away from Santa Claus coming down our chimneys, and two weeks away from Anaheim 1. Evidently, the supercross tracks have been bustling with exercise all around the southern a part of the nation (climate allowing). We haven’t had any actual large December surprises among the many title contenders, fortunately, however we’ve had some others get banged up fairly good, Brandon Hartranft worst of all. Jeremy Martin additionally had a scare with an enormous crash, which you’ll be able to try additional under in “Watch It.” Crashes and accidents are unlucky nature of this sport typically.

In the meantime, everybody else is fine-tuning their bikes and our bodies, and in addition deciding which coasts they’ll be racing. We all know that Honda’s Jett Lawrence will experience 250SX West and his brother Hunter 250SX East, however as we noticed final 12 months, that may change. Rockstar Husqvarna may have RJ Hampshire within the West and Jalek Swoll within the East; Membership MX may have Jeremy Martin within the East and Phil Nicoletti and Enzo Lopes out West. TLD GasGas might be sending Michael Mosiman to the East and Pierce Brown to the West. Undecided on Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing, and as normal, Monster Vitality/Professional Circuit Kawasaki in all probability gained’t decide to who’s driving the place till press day at Anaheim!

As for the 450SX class, we all know all in regards to the prime guys, and the gang will go into all that within the Racer X Supercross Preview Exhibits that Weege will clarify under. I’m curious to see is who would be the first man to win his first 450 SX: Malcolm Stewart, Christian Craig, Colt Nichols, Adam Cianciarulo, Justin Cooper, or possibly even Jett Lawrence if he moonlights on the other coast? And keep in mind, when Stewart does win, he’ll be part of his brother James to change into the one siblings to every win a 450 SX. When Craig wins, he’ll be part of his dad, Mike, as the one father-son duo to have gained a premier-class supercross.

One other reminder about an important last-minute Christmas reward: Earlier this week we noticed an announcement relating to the home viewing packages for the 2023 Monster Vitality Supercross Championship, AMA Professional Motocross, and the model new SuperMotocross World Championship. All 31 rounds might be proven dwell on Peacock, in addition to Race Day Stay from all 31 rounds, with the TV package deal is unfold throughout NBC, CNBC, and USA Community. To get signed as much as watch the dwell stream, which is simply $4.99 a month, simply click on right here:

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Keep in mind, that’s for U.S. residents solely. Everybody outdoors america can get the livestream at on SuperMotocross.television. In accordance with the press launch: “Endeavor Streaming and the SuperMotocross League have launched a brand new streaming service, SuperMotocross Video Move, that includes Supercross, Professional Motocross, the SuperMotocross Playoffs and Tremendous Motocross World ChampionshipTM occasions on one unified platform. This debut marks the primary time a mixed package deal has been provided to followers on a world foundation.” Learn extra.

It’s additionally been introduced that Leigh Diffy, Todd Harris, Daniel Blair, and our personal Jason Weigandt will share internet hosting duties all through the stadium and out of doors seasons, whereas Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart would be the race analysts, with Blair, Will Christien, and Jason Thomas  on the observe reporting. It’s an important lineup with lots of people who actually know and love moto!

Merry Christmas once more to everybody, and see you on the races in 2023!