Tomac got the day off to a good start, qualifying third. He was fifth after the start of the first moto and quickly made his way to fourth, where he would finish. The team went to work between the motos and made some improvements, giving the 2022 450SX Supercross Champion a better feeling in Moto 2. He got another top-five start and steadily made his way to third in the first three laps. Tomac kept charging forward and made the pass for second before the halfway mark and then wasted no time closing the gap to the front runner, taking the top spot on Lap 10. The series points leader stayed on his heels but the multi-time champion kept cool under pressure to claim his first moto victory of the season and end the day third overall with a 4-1 score.
Coming off of his first-career 450 podium, Craig went into the second round of the season with confidence. He had a solid start to the day, qualifying fourth, and was seventh after the start of the first moto. The Californian steadily made his way forward, breaking into the top five and slotting behind his teammate by Lap 4, where he ultimately finished. It was deja vu in the second moto, with Craig making his way from seventh to fifth in the first four laps, and managing a smart race in the tricky conditions to end the day fifth overall with another top-five moto result.
The Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing team starts the trek east with Round 3, stopping in Lakewood, Colorado, at the Thunder Valley MX Park on Saturday, June 11.