AMA Supercross: Race Report And Video Highlights From Daytona

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Jett Lawrence Wins Daytona Supercross and Extends Factors Lead

Tom Vialle Earns Profession-First Supercross Victory on Difficult Monitor

Daytona Seaside, Fla., (March 3, 2024) Staff Honda HRC’s Jett Lawrence took a formidable win, his third of the season, at Spherical 8 of the Monster Vitality AMA Supercross Championship contained in the Daytona Worldwide Speedway. Daytime rain and the mushy soil of the monitor constructed into the speedway Trioval made for one of the difficult Daytona Supercross tracks ever.

Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing’s Eli Tomac scored a powerful second place end, ending his streak of 5 straight wins on the venue. Crimson Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing’s Chase Sexton led the pack at the beginning and completed up with a third-place end in entrance of record-high attendance for Daytona Supercross. This marks 4 races in a row this season the place file highs for attendance have been set. Within the Japanese Regional 250SX Class, Crimson Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing’s Tom Vialle earned his first Supercross victory in the USA.

 

Jett Lawrence. Photograph courtesy Feld Motor Sports activities.

 

“It felt nice. I felt good all day, however like I stated, we got here right here for enterprise… I’m simply glad to return out of right here with a win. Now I solely hope we are able to maintain clicking them off. I improved on my errors from final weekend, so I’m pumped about that and I’m able to go on to the following few… [This win] means the world. The primary time coming right here and already profitable a Daytona, it’s superior. It’s like a house race for me. I gotta thank the gang, they’re wild.” – Jett Lawrence  

“No, to be completely sincere I didn’t look over at my pit board so I didn’t see something, I didn’t really feel something, the motorbike’s tremendous. There are treacherous situations on the market. For me, I’m on the clutch quite a bit and with the ruts that deep, clearly [those conditions] make the bike scorching. However I powered by way of there. Pondering again to the race, [I’m] annoyed I didn’t do the quad; [that] price me. So gotta take extra dangers subsequent time. That’s that. So, yeah, second place.” [When asked more about not jumping the quad jump] “Yeah, that’s all what it got here right down to. After which I moved over to the fitting aspect and… the depth of the rut was quite a bit smaller, and [I’m] simply bummed that I didn’t take that [line] earlier. However, ah, attempt to stay and be taught and go to the following one.” – Eli Tomac, when requested if he was conscious of the smoke coming from his motorbike through the second half of the race.  

“It’s undoubtedly a step in proper path. I’ve had a tough couple weeks with my hand being damage… It was first couple laps. I used to be doing this part subsequent to the tunnel leap fairly good. Then I began getting somewhat sketchy and stopped doing it, and I paid the worth for it [with slower lap times]. So total it is a constructing block, and we’ll return to work this week. I lastly received to journey this week with my [injured but healing] hand, and yeah, we’re not executed but. Simply gotta maintain constructing and maintain transferring ahead.” – Chase Sexton  

 

 

The Japanese Regional 250SX Class held its third spherical and Tom Vialle fought ahead to earn his career-first Monster Vitality AMA Supercross win. Monster Vitality Professional Circuit Kawasaki’s Cameron McAdoo led early however a mistake despatched him off monitor and into second place. Monster Vitality Professional Circuit Kawasaki’s Seth Hammaker rode robust on the difficult monitor to nab a third-place end.

 

Tom Vialle. Photo credit Feld Motor Sports.
Tom Vialle. Photograph credit score Feld Motor Sports activities.

 

“It’s good to seize that win. I had my first podium final weekend and first win right now in Daytona. Monitor was powerful. I truly really feel good, I might have [ridden] like half-hour, I believe. So, it’s fairly good, bike was good. I didn’t have an ideal begin, however I handed a whole lot of guys and simply really feel so good. It’s wonderful to win and I need to thank everybody – my workforce, everybody who works with me through the week, my coach – actually everybody who helps me; and all these followers, it’s wonderful to journey right here in Daytona, so thanks everybody.” – Tom Vialle  

“Yeah, it was actually about persistence, and I believe I did run out of somewhat little bit of persistence a pair instances, and possibly [that] price me that lead; however gosh, this was superior. I like coming to Daytona… And only for the chance to be right here and do what I like to do is superior. I had a good time on the market and we’re simply going to maintain plugging away…. It is a dream life that I get and I’m simply so grateful for it. If you happen to would’ve instructed Cameron McAdoo, even 5 years in the past, that this might be his life, he would’ve laughed. So that is my dream, it’s coming true. I like what I get to do, and yeah, shout out to everybody, my household again residence, my mother and pop, they didn’t get to make it out. With out them none of that is attainable… I’m simply grateful for the place I’m in and I’m excited to maintain working at this.” – Cameron McAdoo, when requested if the Daytona race technique was about persistence.  

“[I’m] stoked on that journey. Such as you stated, I received off to a reasonably good begin and me and Haiden have been going at it for the primary couple laps. He bobbled within the sand, received round him, and I used to be truly in a position to pull a spot on them, in order that felt good. I simply type of didn’t hit my traces persistently, however yeah, [overall I’m] stoked on that journey right here at Daytona.” – Seth Hammaker  

 

 

The second Supercross Futures race of 2024 lined up the long run stars of the game. Monster Vitality Kawasaki Staff Inexperienced’s Drew Adams fought exhausting for the win. Troy Lee Designs GASGAS’s Cole Davies challenged for the highest spot and crossed the road in a really shut second place. Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna’s Casey Cochran fought ahead from a poor begin to seize the ultimate spot on the SX Futures podium at Daytona.

“My arms received pumped up, [and then] it’s exhausting to tug the clutch in. Yeah, I had a number of mishaps, and I used to be nervous for the final two laps there. However I simply rode strong the entire time, received begin this time and had an ideal race. You already know, it’s superior to get [a win] right here at Daytona. Somewhat little bit of moist dust, one thing totally different this yr, and it was a good time. And thanks to all of the followers, I like you guys!” – Drew Adams when requested if he was having clutch points after stalling his bike a pair instances.  

Through the Daytona race, the dates and venues for the 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship Playoffs and Ultimate have been introduced. After 28 rounds of Monster Vitality AMA Supercross and AMA Professional Motocross conclude, the highest 20 riders in mixed factors for each collection shall be seeded into the post-season racing. Riders who end in positions 21-30 will compete in an LCQ at every occasion to spherical out the 22-rider discipline. Earlier than post-season racing begins the factors shall be reset, with every rider retaining factors for one spherical of racing primarily based on their seeded place. Two Playoff races and one Ultimate, every with rising factors payouts, will decide a SuperMotocross World Champion in each the 450cc and 250cc lessons. The dates and venues are:

 

Subsequent Saturday the collection takes the Supercross racing to a brand new venue, Protecting Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama. The occasion can pay factors as Spherical 9 of each the 17-round Monster Vitality AMA Supercross Championship and the 31-round SuperMotocross World Championship.

Each race is out there stay by way of the PeacockTV app, with a number of races additionally broadcast or streamed through NBC, USA Community, CNBC, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports activities app. For followers watching from outdoors the US, stay and on-demand protection with each English and Spanish commentary could be had by way of the SuperMotocross Video Move (supermotocross.television).

Tickets can be found now for every remaining Monster Vitality AMA Supercross occasion. For factors standings, spotlight movies, rider energy rankings, broadcast-team insights, and to buy tickets for an upcoming spherical, please go to SupercrossLIVE.com.

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