Galfer USA Athlete Ken Roczen Secures WSX Title in Melbourne

Galfer USA sponsored racer Ken Roczen secured the 2023 World Supercross Championship title following a powerful 1-1-3 finish at the season finale in Melbourne, Australia! We know how hard Ken and the HEP Motorsports team works and couldn’t be happier for him on this accomplishment! Below is a recap of the final round from WSX.

Ken Roczen and the HEP Motorsports team celebrating their 2023 WSX Championship title

After spectacular rounds in Birmingham and Abu Dhabi, Australia’s sporting capital Melbourne, delivered a bumper crowd for the grand final with close to 45,000 supercross fans turning out over the two day event.

With 19 points separating the top four, the WSX championship was for the taking, with a bevvy of riders putting in series best performances at Marvel Stadium.

MCR’s Mitchell Oldenburg, Team GSM’s Gregory Aranda and Rick Ware Racing’s Colt Nichols all had strong showings but the night was dominated by Ken Roczen, current championship leader Joey Savatgy, with Fire Power Honda’s Dean Wilson and MCR’s Vince Friese also persistently in the mix.

Ultimately Ken Roczen’s starts, speed through the whoops, ability to negotiate a pack was the difference going 1-1-3 and securing points from all three races to lock in his second, back-to-back, WSX World Championship title. Joey Savatgy placed second, while Dean Wilson secured a third in the overall WSX championship title.

Ken Roczen with the 2023 WSX Championship trophy