2022 Supercross Power Rankings after Round 10: Eli Tomac holds position as Jett Lawrence moves up


A chaotic Round 10 in Detroit shook up the Supercross Power Rankings with most of the 450 top 10 riders shifting position, allowing Eli Tomac to stretch his advantage in the points and rankings.

Winning both his heat and feature, Tomac enters the second half of the 2022 season with a sizeable lead in the championship points. The Power Ranking are a little different, looking at the past 45 days in order to give us a glimpse at how riders are currently running. Tomac has been almost perfect in that span with only one finish off the podium in heats and features. Nothing is entirely safe with seven rounds remaining, but Tomac does not need to take any risks.

With the feud with Jason Anderson reportedly put to rest, Malcolm Stewart moved into second in the Supercross Rankings after Round 10. After finishing eighth in the feature at Daytona, Stewart snapped a seven-race streak of top-five finishes, but he immediately regained his form to finish second at Detroit after winning his heat.

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Stewart had a little help as Anderson crashed while running second.  Credited with 21st, Anderson could care less about dropping in our rankings, but he is feeling the sting in the standings. He currently trails Tomac by 42 points, which equates to about a race and a half. Equally important, he allowed Stewart to tie him for the runner-up position and that is going to intensify their rivalry.

Justn Barcia scored his fourth podium of the season with a third-place finish in Detroit. With two of his worst finishes aging out of the 45-day formula in the past two weeks, Barcia climbed to fourth in the rankings with a worst result of sixth in an overall feature.

Cooper Webb cased a jump last week in Detroit and crashed after getting hit in the helmet by Chase Sexton. He remounted and attempted to finish the race, but was reportedly guided to the mechanics’ area by an official. His evening was done. There has been no word on whether he will miss this coming week but since it is his home track, expect him to mount up for Indy.

450 Rankings

1. Eli Tomac (Last week: 1); [5 feature wins, 5 heat and wins]
2. Malcolm Stewart (3); [3 heat wins]
3. Jason Anderson (2); [3 feature wins; 4 heat wins]
4. Justin Barcia (6); [1 heat win]
5. Cooper Webb (5); [3 heat wins]
6. Chase Sexton (4); [1 feature win, 5 heat wins]
7. Marvin Musquin (7)
8. Vince Friese (11)
9. Dylan Ferrandis (8)
10. Dean Wilson (10)
11. Justin Brayton (13)
12. Shane McElrath (12)
13. Brandon Hartranft (14)
14. Mitchell Oldenburg (15)
15. Justin Bogle (18)
16. Kyle Chisholm (16)
17. Justin Starling (20)
18. Max Anstie (17)
19. Alex Martin (19)
20. Alex Ray (25)

Triple Crown wins included with Heat wins

Jett Lawrence moved up a position in the Supercross Rankings after Round 10, but his heat and feature win did not allow him to overtake Christian Craig for the overall lead. That battle for dominance will most likely have to wait until the first East/West Showdown at Atlanta in mid-April.

For now, Lawrence is establishing dominance among the 250 East riders and that is all that is truly important. Lawrence has had such a lead over the past two weeks that even a little premature celebration at Daytona two weeks ago could not derail him.

And for his part, Cameron McAdoo has really done nothing wrong; he’s simply been beat by Lawrence in recent weeks. McAdoo’s second-place finishes in his heat and feature at Detroit keeps the 250 East leader in sight, however, and a stumble from the Australian puts him right back in the mix as he trails by only eight points in the standings.

Overall positions fourth through seventh are occupied by 250 West riders with Hunter Lawrence and Michael Mosiman rounding out the top five.

Third among the 250 East riders is Stilez Robertson. He had a strong run in his heat and finished second behind Pierce Brown. In the feature, he was not quite as productive with eighth-place finish as the last rider on the lead lap.

Brown stood on the podium in the feature in third. Combined with his heat win, that rocketed him up the order from 14th overall to ninth. In the 250 East Power Rankings, he is solidly in fourth.

Rounding out the East’s list of the top five is Jordon Smith, who finished fifth in the feature, but not before he was forced to race into the big show by way of the Last Chance Qualifier.

250 Rankings

1. Christian Craig – W (1); [4 feature wins, 7 heat wins]
2. Jett Lawrence – E (3); [3 feature wins, 2 heat wins]
3. Cameron McAdoo – E (2); [1 feature win, 2 heat wins]
4. Hunter Lawrence – W (4); [1 feature win, 2 heat wins]
5. Michael Mosiman – W (5); [1 feature win, 3 heat wins]
6. Jo Shimoda – W (6)
7. Vince Friese – W (7)
8. Stilez Robertson – E (10)
9. Pierce Brown – E (14); [2 heat wins]
10. Jordon Smith – E (9)
11. RJ Hampshire – E (13); [2 heat wins]
12. Nate Thrasher – W (12)
13. Phil Nicoletti – E (15)
14. Mitchell Oldenburg – E (8)
15. Enzo Lopes – E (11)
16. Garrett Marchbanks – W (16); [1 heat win]
17. Carson Brown – W (17)
18. Jalek Swoll – W (18)
19. Jace Owen – E (21)
20. Robbie Wageman – W (20)

Triple Crown wins included with Heat wins

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 1 AT ANAHEIM: Ken Roczen, Christian Craig have a perfect weekend

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 2 AT OAKLAND: Justin Barcia climbs to the top spot

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 3 AT SAN DIEGO: Consistency pays off for Eli Tomac

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 4 AT ANAHEIM: Tomac remains on top as competition levels

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 5 AT GLENDALE: Malcolm Stewart move up as Tomac stays No. 1

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 6 AT ANAHEIM: Jason Anderson closes the gap

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 7 AT MINNEAPOLIS: Jett Lawrence steps up to challenge Craig in 250s

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 8 AT ARLINGTON: Consistency once more give Tomac a Triple Crown win

POWER RANKINGS AFTER ROUND 9 AT DAYTONA: Tomac rides historic wave into the second half of 2022

Peacock to stream all Supercross and Motocross races in 2023, plus inaugural SuperMotocross Championship

Peacock Supercross Motocross 2023
Feld Entertainment, Inc.

NBC Sports and Feld Motor Sports announced that Peacock and the NBC family of networks will stream all 31 races of the combined Monster Energy Supercross, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross and the newly created SuperMotocross World Championship beginning January 7, 2023 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California and ending October 14 in the place where Supercross was born: the Los Angeles Coliseum.

The combined series will create a 10-month calendar of events, making it one of the longest professional sports’ seasons in the United States.

The agreement is for multiple years. The season finale will air live on Peacock and the USA Network.

Peacock will present live coverage of all races, qualifying and heats across both series. The 31 total races will mark a record for the combined number of Supercross and Pro Motocross events that NBC Sports will present in a single season.

NBC, USA Network and CNBC will provide coverage of all races, including the SuperMotocross World Championship Playoffs and Final, through 2023 and beyond. For more information about the Peacock streaming service, click here.

“With our wide array of live and original motorsports offerings, Peacock is a natural home for Supercross and Pro Motocross races,” said Rick Cordella, Chief Commercial Officer, Peacock. “We’re looking forward to providing fans with an easily-accessible destination to find every race all season long, including the exciting finish with the newly formed SuperMotocross World Championship.”

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The NBC family of networks has been home to Supercross for the past several seasons and this is a continuation of that relationship. The media rights for both series expired at the end of 2022, which allowed Supercross and Motocross to combine their efforts.

In fact, it was that conversation that led to the formation of the SuperMotocross World Championship (SMX).

The SMX series will begin on September 9, 2023 after the conclusion of the Pro Motocross season. Points will accumulate from both series to seed the SMX championship, which creates a record number of unified races.

“The SuperMotocross World Championship adds a new dimension to the annual Supercross and Pro Motocross seasons that will result in crowning the ultimate World Champion,” said Stephen C. Yaros, SVP Global Media and Supercross for Feld Motor Sports. “We are thrilled to be extending our relationship with NBC Sports so our fans can watch all the racing action streaming live on Peacock and the option to also watch select rounds on NBC, USA Network and CNBC.”

Complete 2023 coverage schedules for Supercross, Pro Motocross and the SuperMotocross World Championship on Peacock, NBC, USA Network and CNBC will be announced in the near future.