Spherical ten of the 2023 AMA Supercross collection confirmed that consistency continues to pay for Christian Craig. A sixth-place end in Detroit is his finest thus far.
During the last two occasions (Daytona and Indy), Christian has carded a tenth and seventh, and he backed it up with a sixth this week in Detroit for the Rockstar Power Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing Crew. Utilizing his FC 450 Rockstar Version to keep away from the chaos that claimed different rivals, he charged to a sixth-place end in the primary to proceed his streak of improved outcomes.
“It began off fairly good. I used to be gelling with the monitor and feeling good in follow however rode tight within the warmth and made some errors,” Craig mentioned. “I discovered my groove slightly bit in the primary after a mid-pack begin. I got here by the pack, clicked off my laps, and took benefit of errors. I didn’t trip my finest however was constant and in a position to work my means as much as sixth. I have to work on attacking and being higher.”
Rookie seasons don’t at all times go easily or in line with plan, however Talon Hawkins continues the struggle within the AMA Supercross East division aboard his FC 250, bettering weekly whereas choosing up new areas to work on. This week he battled the whoops and carded a 15th-place end after a crash early in the primary.
“It began out all proper, and I felt good on the bike. However I used to be actually struggling within the whoops,” Hawkins mentioned. “I have to get my kind slightly bit higher, slightly bit extra exact to the place it’s the identical going by each time. I had a spill on the primary lap of the primary occasion. I used to be in seventh after an honest begin from the skin and sadly ended up taking place. I picked it again up and went from useless final and caught as much as fifteenth. I’m pleased with how I rode, how I used to be using after I was up, however not pleased with the crashes. So, I can’t wait to get again to the Baker’s Manufacturing facility and get again to the grind.”
Subsequent Occasion (Spherical 11): March 25, 2023 – Lumen Subject in Seattle, Wash.
Spherical Ten Outcomes: Detroit
250SX East – Primary Occasion
1. Hunter Lawrence (Honda)
2. Nate Thrasher (Yamaha)
3. Haiden Deegan (Yamaha)
15. Talon Hawkins– Rockstar Power Husqvarna
450SX – Primary Occasion
1. Chase Sexton (Honda)
2. Cooper Webb (KTM)
3. Eli Tomac (Yamaha)
6. Christian Craig – Rockstar Power Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing
250SX East Rider Level Standings
1. Hunter Lawrence (Honda) – 151 factors
2. Nate Thrasher (Yamaha) – 116 factors
3. Haiden Deegan (Yamaha) – 111 factors
15. Talon Hawkins – Rockstar Power Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing – 47 factors
450SX Rider Level Standings
1. Cooper Webb – 225 factors
2. Eli Tomac – 222 factors
3. Chase Sexton – 208 factors
8. Christian Craig – Rockstar Power Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing – 136 factors