FUN FACTS // 2023 SAN DIEGO SUPERCROSS

FUN FACTS // 2023 SAN DIEGO SUPERCROSS

Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing rider Eli Tomac thrilled a sold-out crowd in San Diego, California with his second victory of the 2023 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season at Snapdragon Stadium. Defending champ Cooper Webb battled hard to secure another runner-up finish while Justin Barcia held off pressure until the end for third place honors on this night. Meanwhile, Team Honda HRC’s Jett Lawrence dominated yet again as he replicated his opening round win in Western Regional 250SX Class racing and surged ahead near flawlessly!

Our stats expert, Ben Bridges put together all the Fun Facts after the San Diego Supercross round while Trevor Nelson caputed the photos.


450 SUPERCROSS FUN FACTS // SAN DIEGO 

  • Eli Tomac wins San Diego.  He now has 90 career all-time wins.
  • Tomac is one of only 3 racers to have eclipsed 90 wins.
  • Tomac now has 46 SX wins.  4th on the all-time list.
  • Tomac now has 86 podiums.  4th all-time.
  • Yamaha now has 14 San Diego wins, it’s first since ’09.

Jeremy McGrath David Vuillemin 2001Like Tomac McGrath and Vuillemin are two other Yamaha riders that have won the first two rounds of a Supercross season.

  • Tomac joins Hannah, Bell, Bradshaw, McGrath and Vuillemin as Yamaha riders to win the first 2 rounds.
  • For Eli Tomac it all started here in San Diego. In 2011 Tomac got his first ever 250SX win. 13 seasons later he got another San Diego 450SX win.

Cooper Webb 2023 San Diego Supercross-4123

  • Cooper Webb takes 2nd, 1st time he’s been on the podium for the 1st two rounds.
  • Cooper Webb now has 47 podiums in 7 seasons.

Just Barcia 2023 San Diego Supercross-5713Justin Barcia came back to lan on the podium after his run-in with Jason Anderson. 

  • Justin Barcia takes 3rd, his first podium since Round 17 of last season.

Ken Roczen 2023 San Diego Supercross-6150

  • Roczen takes 4th on his Suzuki.  It was his 59th Top 5.
  • Chase Sexton rounds out the Top 5.

 

450SX CLASS RESULTS

1. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Yamaha
2. Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., KTM
3. Justin Barcia, Greenville, Fla., GASGAS
4. Ken Roczen, Clermont, Fla., Suzuki
5. Chase Sexton, Clermont, Fla., Honda
6. Dylan Ferrandis, Tallahassee, Fla., Yamaha
7. Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.Mex., Kawasaki
8. Adam Cianciarulo, New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Kawasaki
9. Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, KTM
10. Joey Savatgy, Clermont, Fla., Kawasaki

450SX CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS

1. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Yamaha (52)
2. Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., KTM (46)
3. Chase Sexton, Clermont, Fla., Honda (39)
4. Ken Roczen, Clermont, Fla., Suzuki (37)
5. Dylan Ferrandis, Tallahassee, Fla., Yamaha (36)
6. Justin Barcia, Greenville, Fla., GASGAS (33)
7. Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.Mex., Kawasaki (32)
8. Adam Cianciarulo, New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Kawasaki (29)
9. Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, KTM (29)
10. Colt Nichols, Murrieta, Calif., Honda (28)

250 SUPERCROSS FUN FACTS // SAN DIEGO 

The 250 riders had a staggered start in a heat race after a red flag was wavved.

 

  • Jett Lawrence wins back to back.
  • There have been 30 laps raced in the 250 season so far. Jet Lawrece has led them all.
  • Jett Lawrence joins Eli Tomac as Honda riders to win the first two rounds. Tomac accomplished it in 2013.

Eli Tomac was the last 250 Honda rider to win the first two SX rounds. 

  • R.J. Hampshire finished 2nd. He now has back to back podiums to start the season.
  • Cameron Mcadoo finished 3rd.

  • The Top 3 was identical to Round 1.

WESTERN REGIONAL 250SX CLASS RESULTS

1. Jett Lawrence, Zephyrhills, Fla., Honda
2. RJ Hampshire, Minneola, Fla., Husqvarna
3. Cameron McAdoo, Sioux City, Iowa, Kawasaki
4. Enzo Lopes, Chesterfield, S.C., Yamaha
5. Pierce Brown, Sandy, Utah, GASGAS
6. Stilez Robertson, Bakersfield, Calif., Yamaha
7. Mitchell Oldenburg, Godley, Tex., Honda
8. Phillip Nicoletti, Bethel, N.Y., Yamaha
9. Derek Kelley, Riverside, Calif., KTM
10. Cole Thompson, Brigden, Ont., Yamaha

WESTERN REGIONAL 250SX CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS

1. Jett Lawrence, Zephyrhills, Fla., Honda (52)
2. RJ Hampshire, Minneola, Fla., Husqvarna (46)
3. Cameron McAdoo, Sioux City, Iowa, Kawasaki (42)
4. Enzo Lopes, Chesterfield, S.C., Yamaha (36)
5. Mitchell Oldenburg, Godley, Tex., Honda (35)
6. Stilez Robertson, Bakersfield, Calif., Yamaha (31)
7. Phillip Nicoletti, Bethel, N.Y., Yamaha (30)
8. Derek Kelley, Riverside, Calif., KTM (27)
9. Dylan Walsh, Wildomar, Calif., Kawasaki (24)
10. Cole Thompson, Brigden, Ont., Yamaha (23)

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