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SMX Insiders Jason Weigandt and Jason Thomas bring you an SMXtra to look at the new teams heading into SuperMotocross competition soon. A preview of Beta and Triumph’s entry into Supercross in 2024 and Italian brand Ducati’s inevitable launch in 2025, which will bring the SuperMotocross World Championship competition manufacturers to a robust 10 different brands.
As November begins, we have something to be thankful for: SMX Insider is back with a special Silly Season episode. Find out where your favorite racer will be when the gate drops in Anaheim on January 6th. Jason Weigandt and Jason Thomas give you the inside line on Chase Sexton’s move to KTM, Jo Shimoda to Honda, and returning class favorites Haiden Deegan and Jett Lawrence.
Check out this special SMX Insider vlog from last weekends 76th Monster Energy Motocross of Nations. Our cameras were on the scene in Ernee, France as SuperMotocross regulars Tom Vialle (France) Jett and Hunter Lawrence (Australia); Ken Roczen (Germany); and Team USA racers Aaron Plessinger, RJ Hampshire and Christian Craig put on a show in front of 102,000 passionate fans.
The Insiders identify the favorites and engage in some real talk about Team USA’s chances. The AMA’s Mike Pelletier joins the show to discuss the unique set of circumstances in assembling this year’s squad, and why this event is an important date on the calendar.
The inaugural season of the SuperMotocross World Championship is in the books. Rookies ruled the day inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Your SMX Insiders Jason Weigandt and Jason Thomas are here to bring you inside the SMX Finals. From the track to the paddock to the celebrations, our guys have you covered. Clinton Fowler stops by and gives you the low down on who took home the lion’s share of the historic championship payout.
The SMX Insiders are bringing it back to where it all began 42 episodes ago, when this show first popped up on your YouTube feed, talking about the big announcement of the SuperMotocross World Championship. It’s SMX Finals week from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the insiders are here to give you the behind-the-scenes scoop on Team USA, Jett’s wave around to Kenny, and the winner-take-all season finale with millions of dollars on the line.
The inaugural SuperMotocross World Championship playoff in Concord took place last weekend, and the SMX Insiders are here to take you behind the scenes from this historic race week. The Jasons chat with NBC Sports analyst Townsend Bell in an extensive interview. In Fowler’s Facts, Clinton digs into the numbers and tells you how Chase Sexton used the Jett Lawrence playbook to go 1-1.
It is finally here: SuperMotocross World Championship playoff week from Charlotte. Your favorite insiders are here to give you the inside scoop on who has qualified for the playoff field. NBC Sports NASCAR analyst Steve Letarte chats with Jason Weigandt in the extensive interview. Steve shares his experience with playoff racing and his thoughts on the three upcoming rounds. Clinton Fowler stops by and tries to put some numbers to what we can expect from the hybrid track at the first two rounds in Charlotte and Chicago
The SMX Insiders break down the magic of Jett Lawrence’s perfect season and compare his feat to that of Ricky Carmichael (2002 & 2004) and James Stewart (2008). Who was best in qualifying, who led the most laps, and which perfect performance was the most dominant? Clinton Fowler brings the facts and the Jasons come in hot with opinions on the perfect trio.
That is a wrap on the Pro Motocross Championship for 2023. Ironman Raceway saw the final regular season race of season, and the SMX Insiders are here to deliver everything you need to know heading into the first ever SMX Playoffs. Jett Lawrence completes the perfect season, and his brother wins the 250 title and completes Honda’s sweep of all five titles. Haiden Deegan impresses James Stewart, JT gets legoized, NASCAR previews the SMX playoffs at Daytona, and the Josh Hill and Jose Butron battle for the final spot in the top 20. We update the Final SMX playoff standings and look ahead to when the playoffs begin September 9th in Charlotte, North Carolina. In Fowler’s Facts, Clinton and the Jasons reminisce about a remarkable 2023 regular season.
There is one round to go in the Pro Motocross Championship, and the SMX Insiders are here to deliver everything you need to know heading into the season finale at Ironman. Jett Lawrence remains perfect, Haiden Deegan gets bit by the red flag, and Hunter Lawrence holds serve as Honda tries to capture the last crown jewel title of 2023. We update the SMX playoff standings and look at who still has work to do to earn a spot when the playoffs begin September 9th in Concord, North Carolina. Brett Smith of WeWentFast.com stops by to discuss his latest passion project, “The biggest gamble in Motocross, Ricky Carmichaels shocking switch to Suzuki.” And Clinton Fowler breaks down the numbers of Chase Sexton's late charge in his bid to end Jett Lawrences' perfect season.
The Road to SMX Playoffs is getting clearer after Jett Lawrence’s championship-clinching ride at Unadilla. The Insiders give you the behind-the-scenes information on Team Honda HRC’s dominant 450 season and Jett Lawrence’s perfect title run. Hear longtime rivals and current broadcast partners Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart discuss a famous 2005 incident and get the breakdown on the upcoming SMX Playoffs. Clinton Fowler comes down and drops some Insider knowledge on rookie champions in the 450 class.
This week on SMX Insider, the Jasons can barely contain their excitement as the Pro Motocross Championship is ready to drop the gate in Central New York. After a few weeks off from racing, the Insiders fill you in with the week's news, including Colt Nichols's new ride and a recap of the Monster Energy Amateur National Championships at Loretta Lynns. SMX Insider then looks ahead to the 250 title battle and Jett Lawrence's chance to clinch at round 9. Clinton Fowler stops by and breaks down the SuperMotocross playoff picture in the 450 class.
This week on SMX Insider, the Jasons take a deep breath and get to look ahead to the SMX Playoffs. Lori Armstead from Road to Recovery stops by the TV booth in Washougal to talk about the R2R mission. The Insiders explore everything from who is in and who is out of the top 20 in SMX Points to Team USA for the Motocross of Nations, as well as Eli Tomac, a potential return of Justin Barcia, and Jett Lawrence potentially wrapping up the 450 title in New York State. Clinton Fowler examines the 250 playoff landscape and who has work to do with six Motos left in the season.
After the weekend at Motosport.com Washougal National, the Insiders are ready to break down all the action from round 25 of the SMX World Championship as Jett Lawrence continues to chase a perfect season and Haiden Deegan raced to a 1-1 finish in Washington. Jason Weigandt sat down with Yamaha legends Damon Bradshaw and Doug Dubach for the big interview. The guys will talk 2-strokes, Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National Championship, the 250 and 450 SMX Points standings with three rounds to go before the inaugural playoffs, and Eli Tomac’s sudden public appearance at Washougal. Clinton Fowler stops by to drop some knowledge about Haiden Deegan going beast mode at Round 25 in Washougal.
After the weekend at Spring Creek Motocross, the Insiders are ready to break down all the action from round 24 of the SMX World Championship. Jason Weigandt sat down with Alex and Jeremy Martin in the Big Interview, and Clinton Fowler drops some knowledge about the Honda teammates’ amazing speed in Minnesota. Jason Weigandt and Jason Thomas will bench race about returning racers, the 250-championship battle, Grant Harlan’s improvement, the battle between Jett Lawrence and Chase Sexton, and the upcoming 2-stroke challenge at Washougal.
The SMX Insiders have gotten all the sand out of their shoes after a visit to Southwick and are ready to breakdown Round 23 of the SuperMotocross World Championship. In the Big Interview, Jason Weigandt talks to the only two men in history to put up a perfect motocross season. Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart break down Jett Lawrence’s chances to go 22-0. He is over halfway there! When the 30 board goes up, the Jasons – Weigandt and Thomas – talk Southwick locals, the new 250 points leader, international stars making their mark, Cooper Webb leaving KTM, and the remarkable 19-year-old Jett Lawrence.
This week on SMX Insider the Jason’s dive deep into the results from RedBud. We take a deep. Dive into Haiden Deegan’s historic first career MX win, give you an update on Hunter Lawrence health heading into Southwick. In the 450 class the Insiders look at Dylan Ferrandis improvement the return of factory contenders Chase Sexton and Jason Anderson and finally Jett Lawrence perfect summer. In Fowlers Facts, Clinton comes by to breakdown the building battle between Haiden Deegan and RJ Hampshire and how rare a podium sweep is in Pro Motocross. Lindsey Scheltema stopped by our TV booth at RedBud to give you the lowdown on everything with the United States Motorcycle Coaches Association. All of that plus a history lesson on RedBud, new AMA Hall of fame members and a preview of Southwick.