AMA Supercross Postpones Oakland Spherical Due To Extreme Climate
The 2023 AMA Supercross season opened in dramatic style in Anaheim, California, on January 7, 2023. Yamaha rider and defending champion Eli Tomac justified his number-one plate as soon as once more by crossing the end line first.
Tomac’s inside go on Honda rider Chase Sexton highlighted the champ’s return to the highest step, however a crash by Husqvarna rider Malcolm Stewart additionally ratcheted up the drama.
Sadly, the sequence gained’t observe up on the Anaheim spectacle in Oakland, California, this weekend, January 14, 2023. After extreme rainstorms battered the state’s coast this weekend, Supercross organizers had been compelled to postpone the Oakland spherical.
In a press release, the sequence famous that the “security of [its] athletes, groups, operational and tv employees, and followers is all the time [its] foremost concern.” In consequence, the Monster Vitality AMA Supercross Championship will head to Oakland’s RingCentral Coliseum on Saturday, February 18, 2023.
All through the week, official Supercross course builder Dust Wurx track-building progress stories through social media.
“California has seen 12.37 inches of rain over the previous 15 days. The atmospheric river fought us all week and it’s not going to cease. We constructed and accomplished a revised mellow mud observe that will hopefully permit the occasion to maneuver ahead,” revealed Dust Wurx in an Instagram submit. “With extra rain on the way in which Friday and Saturday along with the rain already seen within the space, the ultimate determination to postpone the occasion and supply the most effective racing surfaces attainable for groups, athletes, and followers was selected by Feld Motor Sports activities.”
Following the off-week, Supercross will return to motion at San Diego, California’s Snapdragon Stadium on January 21, 2023. We absolutely anticipate Tomac and firm to ship the drama when the sequence begins again up.