2021 ORLANDO SUPERCROSS PRE-RACE REPORT: POSSIBLE SWAMP FEST

2021 ORLANDO SUPERCROSS 1 PRE-RACE REPORT: POSSIBLE SWAMP FEST

The 2021 Monster Energy Supercross season makes its way to Camping World Stadium located in Orlando, Florida where the world’s fastest riders on two wheels will compete for the championship. Formerly known as the “Orlando Citrus Bowl” Camping World Stadium isn’t a host for any of the NFL seasonal football teams, rather it hosts a variety of events from concerts, Monster Jam, all the way to preseason games for NFL and college football. With being the first open roof stadium in the 2021 season, the concept of an open sky venue may not go well for the riders as rain is on the forecast and even thunderstorms. Well, at least it won’t be 3 degrees Fahrenheit outside.

Observing the track layout, it appears like a standard Supercross track layout. Long start straight with a normal left-hand turn, lots of rhythm, and nothing really out of the ordinary for Supercross. Now this can be said for some of the Indianapolis rounds, however, their difficulty was ramped up because of how dry and loose the Indy dirt was. Now with seeing the weather prediction, this seemingly normal Supercross track can turn into nightmare fuel if it starts downpouring. But knowing Florida weather, the meteorologist can be completely wrong and it’ll be bright and sunny outside or maybe a hurricane will stop by to see who will walk away with the points lead.

One thing that’ll be different from all the other previous rounds in the 2021 season, is that Orlando will be home to different 250 coasts. The East Coast class will be finishing up their run of seven rounds before taking a break while the West Coast class will start the next Saturday in the same stadium. We are eager to watch the West Coast class as they have been training during their time off from racing. Plus, the East Coast 250 class has been suffering from injuries and it’s dwindling in numbers of competitive riders.

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2021 ORLANDO SUPERCROSS 1: TV & STREAMING SCHEDULE


The TV broadcast will not be delayed for the Orlando rounds.

PEACOCK PREMIUM LIVE STREAMING:
The weekend races will be aired LIVE on Peacock Premium at 7:30 PM Eastern Time, 4:30 PM Pacific Time.
Qualifying will be live on Peacock Premium starting at 1:30 PM Eastern Time, 10:30 AM Pacific Time.

MORE ABOUT PEACOCK TV:
Beginning with the start of the 2021 Monster Energy Supercross season on Jan. 16, NBC Sports’ exclusive streaming coverage will move from NBC Sports Gold’s “Supercross and Pro Motocross Pass,” “Supercross Pass” and “Pro Motocross Pass” to Peacock Premium, which is available for $4.99 per month.

The Supercross and Pro Motocross packages included on Peacock Premium will serve as a one-stop-shop for all Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship fans. Peacock Premium will offer comprehensive live coverage and on-demand replays of their respective 2021 seasons, including Supercross qualifiers and races, and Pro Motocross main practice sessions, qualifiers, Moto 1s and Moto 2s.

ORLANDO 1 SUPERCROSS TRACK MAP: STANDARD SX TRACK OR SWAMP FEST

The Orlando 1 SX track looks like a basic 2021 Supercross track, but if the weather forecast holds up, it may be a mudder.

450 SUPERCROSS POINTS STANDINGS

Ken Roczen is holding a 16 point lead on Cooper Webb and the rest of the 450 field.

POS. # NAME Total Points
1 94 Ken Roczen 138
2 2 Cooper Webb 122
3 1 Eli Tomac 114
4 9 Adam Cianciarulo 105
5 51 Justin Barcia 96
6 14 Dylan Ferrandis 96
7 27 Malcolm Stewart 95
8 25 Marvin Musquin 94
9 10 Zach Osborne 87
10 7 Aaron Plessinger 82

250 SUPERCROSS POINTS STANDINGS

Colt Nichols and Christian Craig continue to battle it out for the points chase on the East coast.

POS. # NAME Total Points
1 64 Colt Nichols 143
2 29 Christian Craig 137
3 18 Jo Shimoda 119
4 30 Jett Lawrence 102
5 42 Michael Mosiman 97
6 95 Josh Osby 88
7 49 Mitchell Oldenburg 73
8 773 Thomas Do 65
9 76 Grant Harlan 64
10 241 Josh Varize 64

HOW BAD CAN A MUDDER REALLY BE?

Since you asked, here are some fun photos from the 2019 San Diego Supercross.

450 start_2019 san diego Supercross main events-4552They start out looking like this.

Marvin Musquin_2019 san diego Supercross main events-4605And end looking something like this.

Martin Castelo_Adam Cianciarulo_2019 san diego Supercross qualifying-1210Martin Castelo and Adam Cianciarulo probably wondering why they’re there.

450 start crash_2019 san diego Supercross heat races-3278Maximum visibility.

Adam Cianciarulo_2019 san diego Supercross main events-4255Maximum traction.

And if you thought it was cruel to put the pros on a track with those conditions, just remember the KTM juniors had to race too…

KJSC_2019 san diego Supercross heat races-3610

KJSC_2019 san diego Supercross heat races-3615

KJSC_2019 san diego Supercross heat races-3621Literally, everyone in this photo looks confused.

KJSC_2019 san diego Supercross heat races-3657Alright, we’ll be taking this.

KJSC_2019 san diego Supercross heat races-3633Maximum FUN.

Hopefully it’s not like this at Orlando!

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