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Bam Bam Goes For Four Straight
That’s right, I’m ALL IN on Justin Barcia winning his fourth straight opener. Bam Bam and the season opener go together like a good ole Oscar and Slaw on a hot summer night.
Nichols Kind of Defends
Colt Nichols won’t be rocking the #1 plate as he will be racing the West Region, but I still like the 2021 250SX East Region champ to start the season off hot and grab the win at the opener.
A Big Name Won’t Make the 450 Main
Have you seen the pre-entry lists? My goodness, doggies, the 450 class has some heavy hitters. With that said, I think a factory or factory-supported rider WILL NOT MAKE THE 450 main. Hey, it’s the opener, shit happens.
Hunter Shines Despite Little Notice
Hunter Lawrence wasn’t supposed to ride the West Region until his bro Jett suffered an injury. That isn’t an ideal situation for the elder Lawrence bro, but throw that shit out the window. After a breakout 2021 Supercross campaign, I think Hunter comes out firing and lands on the podium.
Tomac Finishes Off the Podium
Look, I think Eli Tomac will be fine this season on his new Yamaha, BUT I think it will take a round or two. With that said, Tomac won’t finish on the podium at the opener. And that ladies and gentlemen is my LEAD SLAW LOCK OF THE WEEK.
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