Saturday’s Supercross Round 2 in San Diego: How to watch, start times, streaming info Supercross Round 2 at San Diego by the numbers

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Following the rescheduling of the Oakland round to next month, the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series will resume with a second round in San Diego on Saturday, January 21st.

Defending series champion Eli Tomac won the opening 450 at Anaheim ahead of Cooper Webb and Chase Sexton who would enter San Diego as the reigning race winner. The Honda rider scored his first career 450 win at San Diego last year, becoming the 65th rider to win on the main track.

Although the trio represent the last four championships (two for Tomac, two for Webb) and a likely future champion at Sexton, the opening of the season was still unpredictable.

There have been four leaders and four leadership changes, which has only happened four times in the last decade. Tomac had to fight back furiously after falling off the lead and Malcolm Stewart was in the middle of his first 450 win.

San Diego may hold more surprises. The 450 field has no riders with multiple wins at that location. Sexton, Ken Roczen (2017), Jason Anderson (’18), Tomac (’19) and Webb (’20) win here.

Here are the important details for watching the second round of the 2023 Supercross schedule at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego on Saturday, January 21, 2023:


(All times are Eastern Time)

BROADCAST / BROADCAST SCHEDULE: Round 2 telecast begins Saturday at 10:00 pm ET on Peacock. Race Day Live (including qualifying) will begin on Peacock at 4:00 pm ET.

NBC Sports will provide exclusive live coverage of races, qualifiers and rides for a record 31 Supermotocross events. Key events will be featured on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC and NBC Sports digital platforms.

peacock will be home to the Super Motocross World Championship Series in 2023 with live coverage of all races, qualifying and heats from January to October. Exclusively on Peacock, 23 races will be broadcast, including the playoffs of the Supermotocross World Championship. The platform will also provide replays of each race upon request.

LISTS OF PARTICIPANTS: 450 divisions l 250 divisions

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES (all times Eastern Time):

Here’s Saturday’s start time, according to the AMA’s Monster Energy Supercross schedule:

16:05: 250SX Group C Qualifying 1
16:20: 250SX Group B Qualifying 1
16:35: 250SX Group A Qualification 1
16:50: 450SX Group A Qualification 1
17:05: 450SX Group B Qualifying 1
17:20: 450SX Group C Qualifying 1
18:20: 250SX Group C Qualification 2
18:35: 250SX Group B Qualification 2
18:50: 250SX Group A Qualification 2
19:05: 450SX Group A Qualification 2
19:20: 450SX Group B Qualification 2
19:35: 450SX Group C Qualification 2
22:06: 250SX heat 1
22:20: 250SX heat 2
22:34: 450SX heat 1
22:48: 450SX Heat 2
23:22: 250SX Last Chance Qualifier
23:34: 450SX Last Chance Qualifier
23:54: 250SX Main Event
12:27: 450SX Main Event

TRACK DIAGRAM:

Click here to view the route map

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FINAL RESULT 2022: 450 points in the standings | 250 Eastern points of the standings | 250 West points


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Eli Tomac and Jett Lawrence took the top spot in the NBC Power Rankings thanks to their Anaheim 1 victories, and here are some other numbers you need to know ahead of the start of Round 2 of Supercross at Petco Park in San Diego, California in this weekend’s race .

This will be the 40th time Supercross has been held in San Diego in 39 seasons and the eighth time they have raced at Petco Park. There were two races in 2016 (the second year the series was held at Petco Park) where Ryan Dungey raced around the track.

It may be difficult for Tomac to achieve a second straight win in 2023 as it is his third-worst place in terms of career average. Over nine visits to San Diego, he averaged 6.3 points, largely due to failing to start in 2018 when he was credited with 22nd place. On the other hand, Tomac has one win and two podium finishes to make up for this disappointment.

Complicating their bid for two more, Petco Park is a place that doesn’t kindly repeat the winners. The last five races were won by another driver. In fact, no active rider has multiple wins in San Diego: Ken Roczen won in 2017, Jason Anderson in 2018, Tomac in 2019, Cooper Webb in 2020 and Chase Sexton last year.

Tomac and Webb each have two 250 wins at this track, while Roczen has the most podium finishes (five) among active riders.

Second in pointsWebb also has one win and two top-five finishes in five starts in San Diego.

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Chase Sexton leads Eli Tomac at San Diego in what was to be the forerunner of what the outdoor season looked like. Feld Motor Sports/MX Sports Pro Racing/Align Media

Sexton, who placed third, had his last success at Petco Park; last year he won his first Supercross race at the circuit. He was on the podium seven more times last year, including a runner-up in St. Louis and Salt Lake City, but did not climb to the top spot until the pro motocross season.

Last year in San Diego, winners appeared in both classes for the first time. Sexton won in the 450s and Michael Mosiman in the 250s. Sexton’s victory made him the 65th driver to win in the top class.

Another major storyline from last year was the outburst of anger when Justin Barcia and Justin Bogle fought throughout the race. In the end, Barcia beat Bogle and were suspended after the race.

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Along with Chase Sexton in the 450 class, Michael Mosiman won the 250 class for the first time in San Diego. Feld Motor Sports/MX Sports Pro Racing/Align Media

San Diego’s egalitarian character continues in the 250 class, where there have been no repeat winners in the last seven races.

This will be the first time Jett Lawrence has raced in San Diego. He has raced in the Eastern Division for the past two seasons, and 2020 was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused the last three races of the 2020 Western Division to be held in Salt Lake City.

RJ Hampshire finished 15th at San Diego in 2019, the only time he has raced in the 250 West division.

Cameron McAdoo finished ninth there in 2019 and 22nd in 2020.

After postponing the race in Oakland last week, San Diego advances to the second round. Auckland will now operate on February 18, which was the open date on the schedule.

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Source: motorsports.nbcsports.com