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Craig secures fourth win at 2022 Supercross Round 1 in Anaheim

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

Christian Craig has won the first 250sx of the season. Craig won the event on Saturday night at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California.

This is Craig’s fourth career win. 

Christian Craig looks on during practice for Round 1 of the Supercross season in Anaheim (Photo by Christian Craig/Instagram) 

“This is bucket list for me,” Craig said after getting the first win of the 2022 season. “I grew up in those stands. I remember vividly watching all those main events there, as a kid. Now, I’m here on the stage. It goes to show that you guys can do it too. 

“This is a dream come true for me. I felt awesome all day. I didn’t get the best start, but I made my way through the pack and made clean passes. Once I got out in the front, I just clicked my laps off. I rode a smart race. I couldn’t be anymore happier to win Round 1 in Anaheim.” 

The rest of the podium included Seth Hammaker, who finished second. Hunter Lawrence was the third-place finisher. 

This is Hammaker’s fourth podium. Lawrence picked up his fifth podium but first in Anaheim. 

“That was a wild race,” Hammaker said after the race. “It was one of the craziest races that I’ve been apart of. The last couple of laps, I’ve had Garrett (Marchbanks) behind me. I saw that Hunter Lawrence was coming too. I needed to plan my passes and hit the whoops solid abs get the gap so Hunter couldn’t get too close.” 

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso IIIhttps://thecapitalsportsreport.com
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 11 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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