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Round 7 of Monster Energy AMA Supercross was held this past weekend in Arlington. And while there were a TON of great quotes during the press conference and such, we went deeper. And got things riders 100000000 PERCENT DID NOT SAY.
Without further ado, these are things that definitely WERE NOT said by the riders or personnel after the second round of the 2023 Monster Energy Supercross Championship, but we all know they were thinking it.
Lucas Mirtl: “Putting Jett in the commentary booth is an amazing idea, just as long as nothing too controversial happens to Hunter.”
Any rider: “I definitely would always prefer to be leading the race, no matter what has happened in my career when leading previously. Give me that lead over 15th any day of the week.”
Haiden Deegan: “At least with all this other stuff happening in the class, I can continue flying under the radar.”
Nate Thrasher: “It’s weird because I was this win-or-bust guy, and now I just won, by being a solid, consistent podium dude. I’m conflicted.”
Cooper Webb: “If we could have 30 minute main events, that would be great.”
Chase Sexton: “You see, this ‘leading races’ malarky is difficult. I’m not the only one who throws wins away.”
The Lapper: “I’d just almost had my front wheel sawn off by that other dude wadding up, I get around him, see a blue flag try and get out of the way, but obviously I block Sexton. No-win situation. I just wish the AMA would come up with a rule where they black flag us guys when we go a lap down. It’d make things a lot simpler.”
Max Anstie: “Uneventful evening. Next.”
Jeremy Martin: “I literally have zero extra incentive to beat the Star Yamaha bikes. None whatsoever.”
Todd Harris: “I actually dread getting SX assignments because I know that even if I channelled God’s thoughts, fans would still complain about me.”
Main image: Yamaha