A few weeks ago, Jeffrey Herlings suggested the idea of doing a 1 on 1 game against Eli Tomac. Not only Herlings is enthusiastic about this, but Tomac is also keen to take on this challenge. Tomac does want to do this in 2023 but after the AMA Supercross Championship because he will not ride an AMA Pro Motocross Championship next year. It is not yet known where it will be driven. The Stewart Compound is already mentioned, but this has not been officially confirmed.
Despite Herlings already winning more often than not against Tomac in America, Herlings himself is very up for the challenge with Jase saying he has spoken to both about doing the race – and Eli really wants to do it as well! It might be unorthodox but it would be compelling with the setting hoped to be James Stewart’s compound for the two legendary champions to go head to head.
The Gypsy Tales host told Ben Townley: “I have spoken to Jeffrey Herlings, I have spoken to Eli Tomac and I have both of those guys saying they want to do it after supercross 2023.” That means it would be in the middle of Herlings 2023 MXGP season but at the end Tomac’s supercross season with Eli currently planning on not racing outdoors next year, so does that give Tomac an advantage already as he has nothing to lose and yet again it will be Tomac v Herlings in the USA?