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Behind The Lens From The 2024 St Louis Supercross- Presented By Kimpex Canada

Last weekend, the 2024 SuperMotocross Series headed to St Louis for the final race before a well-deserved break. After a muddy race the week before in Seattle, the riders, teams, and fans were excited to be inside a stadium with a roof. The St Louis track, as always, was in great shape and provided some entertaining racing throughout the evening. In the end, Levi Kitchen took home the win in the 250SX West class, while Eli Tomac got his first overall 450SX win since his ankle injury a year ago. As mentioned, the Series will take a weekend off before resuming in Foxborough on April 13th. Here are some incredible Matt Wellumson photos from Saturday night!

Eli Tomac’s win was very popular with the fans and hopefully we see more before the series comes to an end.

Jason Anderson has been fast but wildly inconsistent in 2024.

Justin Barcia rode well in St Louis but his solid riding was overshadowed by his take out of Jett in the final main event.

Julien Beaumer is fast and in St Louis he led one main event and ended up finishing 7th overall.

It’s been a solid SX Series for Justin Cooper and in St Louis he was able to lead some laps.

When all the dust settled Hunter Lawrence had his best ride of 2024 and grabbed the final spot on the podium.

Jett Lawrence was once again the rider to beat in St Louis, but a red cross flag mishap cost him any chance at the overall win.

Levi Kitchen is on a serious roll right now in the 250SX West class.

Racing in his first race of 2024, Ryder McNabb rode solid in the SX Futures event.

After qualifying 6th, McNabb didn’t get the best start in the main event, had a crash, but remounted to finish strong.

Young Quebec rider Zenon Perzan came oh so close to finishing on the podium in the KJSC event.

Aaron Plessinger had another solid night in St Louis where he finished 4th overall in the 450SX class.

Dylan Rempel has had a strong SX Futures Series, but in St Louis he was unable to crack the top ten.

Look for Dylan to have a very strong summer in the Triple Crown Series.

Ken Roczen had an off night in St Louis going 18-13-5 for 12th overall.

It’s now become clear that Chase Sexton will not be repeating as your SX Champion in 2024.

Finally the newly Honda mounted Jo Shimoda was able to get himself on the podium in the 250SX West class.

As you can see there isn’t much room in the first turn of a 450SX main event.

Cole Thompson rode well in St Louis, but a hard crash in the opening main event ruined his chances at a top ten finish.

Cole Thompson is looking forward to a few weekends off before resuming the 250SX West Series in Nashville.

Thankfully, Cole was okay after this crash, and good on him for coming back strong in the final two main events.

Can Eli Tomac make a run at the 450SX Series points lead in the final five rounds?

Don’t look now but Cooper Webb is now only 8 points back of Jett for the 450SX points lead.

Your 250SX West class podium from St Louis.

Your 450SX class podium from St Louis.

Chris Pomeroy

1989 Rookie-of-the-year and former nationally ranked pro racer who turned into a dirt oriented scribe

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