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Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package – Reliant Stadium, Houston

Supercross Class Stats: Houston
The first race was held on March 15, 1974, and Pierre Karsmakers would won a Yamaha

This will be the 45th time the gate will drop for a Supercross race in Houston. Only Anaheim and Pontiac, Mich., have hosted more races than Houston.

Houston and Daytona are the only two stops from the 1974 championship schedule that are still part of the tour

In 1977, Houston hosted a double-header race

In 1978 and 1979, Bob Hannah swept both double-header races in back-to-back seasons. Mark Barnett

Jeff Ward won four consecutive races in Houston from 1985-1988

Chad Reed has never finished out of the top three in Houston, with two wins, four runner-up finishes and one third-place finish. In 2010 he was hurt and missed Houston.

Supercross Class Wins by Brand in Houston
Yamaha-15
Kawasaki-11
Honda-10
Suzuki-6
Can-am-2

Supercross Class First Time Winners in Houston
Jim Weinert: 1976
Broc Glover: 1980

All-Time Supercross Class Win List in Houston
Bob Hannah-5
Mark Barnett-5
Jeremy McGrath-5

Supercross Class recap from Anaheim 2

James Stewart earned his 40th career SX win and joins McGrath and Ricky Carmichael as racers to win 40 Supercross class races

Reed earned his second consecutive podium of the season

Ryan Villopoto earned his fourth podium of the season

Andrew Short finished a season-best sixth place

Just Brayton earned his second-best finish of his career with a fourth-place finish. He finished third in Seattle last season.

Ryan Dungey finished 20th, knocking the 2010 champion down to fifth in championship points

Supercross class rookie Trey Canard is fourth in championship points

Through the first five races, only 15 racers have qualified for every main event

Supercross Lites Class Stats: Houston
The first race was held on April 20, 1985 and Eddie Warren won on a Kawasaki

This will be the 27th time the gate will drop for a Supercross Lites race In Houston

In 2001 Travis Preston gave Husqvarna its one and only Lites win in Houston

Supercross Lites Class Wins by Brands in Houston

Kawasaki-12
Suzuki-5
Yamaha-5
Honda-3
Husqvarna-1

Former Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class Champions

1985: Eddie Warren, Kawasaki
1986: Keith Turpin, Honda
1987: Ron Tichenor, Suzuki
1988: Todd DeHoop, Suzuki
1989: Damon Bradshaw, Yamaha
1990: Denny Stephenson, Suzuki
1991: Brian Swink, Honda
1992: Brian Swink, Suzuki
1993: Doug Henry, Honda
1994: Ezra Lusk, Suzuki
1995: Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki
1996: Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki
1997: Tim Ferry, Suzuki
1998: Ricky Carmichael, Kawasaki
1999: Ernesto Fonseca, Yamaha
2000: Stephane Roncada, Yamaha
2001: Travis Pastrana, Suzuki
2002: Chad Reed, Yamaha
2003: Branden Jesseman, Suzuki
2004: James Stewart, Kawasaki
2005: Grant Langston, Kawasaki
2006: Davi Millsaps, Honda
2007: Ben Townley, Kawasaki
2008: Trey Canard, Honda
2009: Christophe Pourcel, Kawasaki
2010: Christophe Pourcel, Kawasaki

Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class Titles by Brand

Brand                          Number of titles                   First title                        Last title

Kawasaki                              9                                        1985                            2010
Suzuki                                   8                                        1987                            2003
Honda                                   5                                        1986                            2008
Yamaha                                4                                        1989                            2002

The first Supercross Lites class race was held in Atlanta, February 23, 1985 and Eddie Warren won on a Kawasaki

Warren was the first Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class champion

Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart are the only Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class champions to go on to win a Supercross class championship

The first non-American rider to win an Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class champion was Mickael Pichon (France).

Other non-American racers to win an Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class championship: Ernesto Fonseca from Costa Rica, Stephane Roncada from France, Chad Reed from Australia, Ben Townley from New Zealand and Christophe Pourcel from France

In 1997, Tim Ferry won the Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class championship without winning a single main event

Since 1985, the winner of the opening race of the Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class championship has gone on to win the title in 21 out of 26 seasons

Suzuki has won the opening race of the Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class championship 11 times

Suzuki’s last Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class win came in Detroit back in 2007 (Ryan Dungey)

Kawasaki has won the Eastern Regional Supercross Lites class championship in five of the last seven seasons

Opening Race Win of Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class Championship by Brand

Suzuki- 11
Kawasaki- 6
Honda- 5
Yamaha- 4

 

Supercross Laps Led

James Stewart  66

Ryan Villopoto  29

Ivan Tedesco    3

Ryan Dungey    1

Brett Metcalfe   1

Supercross Lites Class Laps Led

Joshua Hansen 34

Broc Tickle        22

Cole Seely        15

Eli Tomac         3

Ken Roczen      1

Holeshot Award (Supercross Class)

Ivan Tedesco (Anaheim 1)

James Stewart (Phoenix)

Brett Metcalfe (Los Angeles)

Ryan Villopoto (Oakland)

James Stewart (Anaheim 2)

Holeshot Award (Supercross Lites Class)

Broc Tickle (Anaheim 1)

Broc Tickle (Phoenix)

Cole Seely (Los Angeles)

Eli Tomac (Oakland)

Joshua Hansen (Anaheim 2)

MMI Top Tech Award

Pro Circuit Kawasaki (Anaheim 1)

Rene Zapapa (Phoenix)

Brent Presnell (Los Angeles)

Brian Kranz (Oakland)

Derrick Brush (Anaheim 2)

Asterisk Medic Card

Parker Eckman (Anaheim 1)

Gared Steinke (Phoenix)

Bruce Rutherford (Los Angeles)

Ivo Monticelli (Oakland)

Tommy Weeck (Anaheim 2)

Supercross Class Results: Anaheim 2

  1. James Stewart, Haines City, Florida, Yamaha
  2. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki
  3. Chad Reed, Dade City, Florida, Honda
  4. Justin Brayton, Cornelius, N.C., Yamaha
  5. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Oak., Honda
  6. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM
  7. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Cali., Kawasaki
  8. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda
  9. Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Cali., Suzuki
  10. David Millsaps, Carlsbad, Cali., Yamaha

 

Supercross Class Season Standings

  1. James Stewart, Haines City, Florida, Yamaha, 117
  2. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 112
  3. Chad Reed, Dade City, Florida, Honda, 90
  4. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Oak., Honda, 87
  5. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 79
  6. Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Cali., Suzuki, 67
  7. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM, 64
  8. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda, 59
  9. Justin Brayton, Cornelius, N.C., Yamaha, 57
  10. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Cali., Kawasaki, 48

 

Western Regional Supercross Lites Class Results: Anaheim 2

  1. Joshua Hansen, Elbert, Col., Kawasaki
  2. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Col., Honda
  3. Ken Roczen, Mattstedt, Germany, KTM
  4. Broc Tickle, Holly, Miss., Kawasaki
  5. Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Yamaha
  6. Martin Davalos, Cairo, Georgia, Suzuki
  7. Ryan Morais, Murrieta, Cali., Suzuki
  8. Bruce Rutherford, Murrieta, Cali., Kawasaki
  9. Ryan Marmont, Woonona, Australia, KTM
  10. James Decotis, Peabody, Mass., Honda

 

Western Regional Supercross Lites Season Standings

  1. Joshua Hansen, Elbert, Col., Kawasaki, 113
  2. Broc Tickle, Holly, Miss., Kawasaki, 105
  3. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Col., Honda, 91
  4. Ryan Morais, Murrieta, Cali., Suzuki, 84
  5. Cole Seely, Corona, Cali., Honda, 70
  6. Ken Roczen, Mattstedt, Germany, KTM, 69
  7. Martin Davalos, Cairo, Georgia, Suzuki, 60
  8. Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Yamaha, 60
  9. Tyle Rattray, Wildomar, Cali., Kawasaki, 58
  10. James Decotis, Peabody, Mass., Honda, 51

 

Supercross Class Rider Finishes

James Stewart

Anaheim 1:                                3

Phoenix:                                   1

Los Angeles:                             2

Oakland:                                   1

Anaheim 1:                                1

Ryan Villopoto

Anaheim 1:                                1

Phoenix:                                   2

Los Angeles:                             1

Oakland:                                   4

Anaheim 1:                                2

Chad Reed

Anaheim 1:                                5

Phoenix:                                   4

Los Angeles:                             7

Oakland:                                   2

Anaheim 2:                                3

Justin Brayton

Anaheim 1:                                16

Phoenix:                                   6

Los Angeles:                             5

Oakland:                                   18

Anaheim 2:                                4

Trey Canard

Anaheim 1:                                4

Phoenix:                                   3

Los Angeles:                             4

Oakland:                                   6

Anaheim 2:                                5

Andrew Short

Anaheim 1:                                10

Phoenix:                                   7

Los Angeles:                             9

Oakland:                                   9

Anaheim 2:                                6

Ivan Tedesco

Anaheim 1:                                7

Phoenix:                                   14

Los Angeles:                             19

Oakland:                                   10

Anaheim 2:                                7

Kevin Windham

Anaheim 1:                                6

Phoenix:                                   19

Los Angeles:                             6

Oakland:                                   7

Anaheim 2:                                8

Brett Metcalfe

Anaheim 1:                                8

Phoenix:                                   8

Los Angeles:                             8

Oakland:                                   5

Anaheim 2:                                9

David Millsaps

Anaheim 1:                                19

Phoenix:                                   11

Los Angeles:                             13

Oakland:                                   8

Anaheim 2:                                10

Kyle Regal

Anaheim 1:                                13

Phoenix:                                   10

Los Angeles:                             16

Oakland:                                   17

Anaheim 2:                                11

Mike Alessi

Anaheim 1:                                14

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             17

Oakland:                                   N/A

Anaheim 2:                                12

Matt Boni

Anaheim 1:                                18

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   12

Anaheim 2:                                13

Kyle Chisholm

Anaheim 1:                                11

Phoenix:                                   9

Los Angeles:                             10

Oakland:                                   15

Anaheim 2:                                14

Nicholas Wey

Anaheim 1:                                12

Phoenix:                                   12

Los Angeles:                             11

Oakland:                                   20

Anaheim 2:                                15

Jason Thomas

Anaheim 1:                                15

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             18

Oakland:                                   N/A

Anaheim 2:                                16

Chris Blose

Anaheim 1:                                17

Phoenix:                                   15

Los Angeles:                             14

Oakland:                                   11

Anaheim 2:                                17

Tye Simmonds

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             15

Oakland:                                   N/A

Anaheim 2:                                18

Fabien Izoird

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   N/A

Anaheim 2:                                19

Ryan Dungey

Anaheim 1:                                2

Phoenix:                                   5

Los Angeles:                             3

Oakland:                                   3

Anaheim 2:                                20

Western Regional Supercross Lites Class Rider Finishes

Joshua Hansen

Anaheim 1:                                1

Phoenix:                                   1

Los Angeles:                             5

Oakland:                                   2

Anaheim 2:                                1

Eli Tomac

Anaheim 1:                                10

Phoenix:                                   5

Los Angeles:                             2

Oakland:                                   3

Anaheim 2:                                2

Ken Roczen

Anaheim 1:                                7

Phoenix:                                   19

Los Angeles:                             6

Oakland:                                   4

Anaheim 2:                                3

Broc Tickle

Anaheim 1:                                2

Phoenix:                                   2

Los Angeles:                             4

Oakland:                                   1

Anaheim 2:                                4

Kyle Cunningham

Anaheim 1:                                13

Phoenix:                                   10

Los Angeles:                             10

Oakland:                                   7

Anaheim 2:                                5

Martin Davalos

Anaheim 1:                                4

Phoenix:                                   9

Los Angeles:                             11

Oakland:                                   16

Anaheim 2:                                6

Ryan Morais

Anaheim 1:                                6

Phoenix:                                   3

Los Angeles:                             3

Oakland:                                   6

Anaheim 2:                                7

Bruce Rutherford

Anaheim 1:                                16

Phoenix:                                   13

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   9

Anaheim 2:                                8

Ryan Marmont

Anaheim 1:                                14

Phoenix:                                   17

Los Angeles:                             7

Oakland:                                   10

Anaheim 2:                                9

James Decotis

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   7

Los Angeles:                             8

Oakland:                                   8

Anaheim 2:                                10

Cole Seely

Anaheim 1:                                5

Phoenix:                                   4

Los Angeles:                             1

Oakland:                                   20

Anaheim 2:                                11

Antonio Balbi

Anaheim 1:                                11

Phoenix:                                   14

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   15

Anaheim 2:                                12

Jake Canada

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   11

Los Angeles:                             17

Oakland:                                   14

Anaheim 2:                                13

Ben Evans

Anaheim 1:                                12

Phoenix:                                   12

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   12

Anaheim 2:                                14

Scott Champion

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   18

Los Angeles:                             19

Oakland:                                   17

Anaheim 2:                                15

Casey Hinson

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   16

Los Angeles:                             18

Oakland:                                   18

Anaheim 2:                                16

Kyle Beaton

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   N/A

Anaheim 2:                                17

Parker Eckman

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   N/A

Anaheim 2:                                18

Yuta Ikegaya

Anaheim 1:                                N/A

Phoenix:                                   N/A

Los Angeles:                             N/A

Oakland:                                   N/A

Anaheim 2:                                19

Nick Paluzzi

Anaheim 1:                                9

Phoenix:                                   15

Los Angeles:                             9

Oakland:                                   13

Anaheim 2:                                20