It’s been a steady start to 2022 for Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull GasGas’ Justin Barcia, who’s been in striking distance of the win several times. Can he win one before we head outdoors?
A status check on this season’s headline-grabbing team switches. Eli Tomac made Daytona history and is more popular than ever. Observing the anniversary of Doug Henry’s (literally) game-changing first victory on a four-stroke. Checking in with the thriving indie teams of AMA Supercross.
Inside the June issue of Racer X magazine:
· Taking the temperature on this season’s high-profile team switches.
· Eli Tomac is now as popular as he is successful.
· Doug Henry’s first SX win on a four-stroke 25 years ago changed everything.
· Profiling the indie teams of AMA Supercross.
These features and much more in the June issue of Racer X.
CHANGE IS GOOD
At one point in this Monster Energy AMA Supercross season, the top three riders were all racing for new teams. Sometimes a change of scenery will do wonders.
Eli Tomac has now won the Daytona SX a record six times—and he’s more popular with fans than ever.
ORIGINAL WIN/ORIGINAL SIN
Said Jeff Emig, “It’s hard to hear your bike with that damn four-stroke behind you.” Twenty-five years later, we look back on the legacy of Doug Henry’s first SX win on a four-stroke.
Some impressive indie teams are thriving in Monster Energy AMA Supercross. We get to know them a little better.