2023 AMA Nationwide Grand Prix Championship (NGPC) SoCal GP American MX in Delano California • Whole Bike


Austin Walton - Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing

The 2023 AMA Nationwide Grand Prix Championship (NGPC) took off with the SoCal GP at American MX in Delano, California, over the weekend and Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing’s Austin Walton opened his marketing campaign with a hard-fought eighth place within the Professional class.

Present collection quantity two Walton entered this season with excessive hopes using the FX 450 and, regardless of difficult situations following ongoing rainfall within the space, his race began in a convincing style. He accomplished the opening lap in sixth and moved into fourth on lap three, nevertheless, a mishap on lap 4 price him any likelihood of the rostrum. After briefly dropping to tenth, Walton managed to climb to eighth by the race’s finish to earn useful factors.

“It was a bit muddy at present and didn’t go as deliberate for me, however I’ve acquired to remain optimistic after this primary race,” Walton mirrored. “We’ve acquired loads extra races to go and this was an odd one, very technical within the situations. I had one first rate crash on the market, took me a second to stand up and as soon as I did, I used to be like, ‘alright, I’ve acquired to be good’ and that was the plan from there. We needed to be as good as attainable and because the race went on the monitor acquired a bit extra cheesy, so there was a complete lot to consider. We’ve got to take what we will, we’re wholesome going into the remainder of the season, and I’m positively excited to show issues round on the subsequent one.”

Subsequent Spherical (2): Taft, California – February 5, 2023

Professional Outcomes – Spherical 1
1. Ryan Surratt (Honda)
2. Dare Demartile (Beta)
3. Dante Oliveira (KTM)

8. Austin Walton – Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing

Professional Championship Standings
1. Ryan Surratt – 30 factors
2. Dare Demartile – 25 factors
3. Dante Oliveira – 21 factors

8. Austin Walton – Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing, 13 factors



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