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Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package – Houston, Reliant Stadium

Supercross Class: Houston Stats

The first race was held on March 15, 1974 and Pierre Karsmakers won on a Yamaha

This will be the 46th time the gate will drop for a Supercross Class race in Houston

Houston, along with Daytona, are the only two original venues from the inaugural 1974 season and have been on the schedule every year since

Houston hosted the sport’s second ever double header in 1977

In 1978 and 1979, Bob Hannah swept the doubled header events

In 1981 and 1982 Mark Barnett also swept the double header events

Jeff Ward won four consecutive races in Houston from ‘85-‘88

This will be the 550th Supercross Class race

Supercross Class: Houston Wins by Brand

Yamaha: 15
Kawasaki: 11
Honda: 11
Suzuki: 6
Can-am: 2

First time Supercross Class Winners: Houston

Broc Glover: 1980

Jimmy Weinert: 1976

Trey Canard: 2011

Supercross Class: Toronto Recap

Ryan Villopoto earned his seventh win of the season; it was his 22nd Supercross Class victory and 35th career podium

Justin Brayton earned back-to-back second place finishes for the first time in his career

Kevin Windham earned his second podium of the season and the 75th podium of his career

Davi Millsaps earned his fifth-straight top-10 finish and his fifth top five

Kyle Chisholm earned his best finish of the season with a seventh; it was his third top-10 finish

KTM’s Marvin Musquin earned his fourth consecutive top-10 finish

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 28th time the gate will drop for an AMA Supercross Lites Class race in Houston

In 2001, Travis Preston gave Husqvarna its one and only Supercross Lites Class win

Kevin Windham and Christophe Pourcel are the only two Supercross Lites Class riders to win Houston back-to-back years. Can Justin Barcia join them?

Supercross Lites Class: Houston Wins by brand

Kawasaki: 12
Suzuki: 5
Yamaha: 5
Honda: 4
Husqvarna: 1

Damon Huffman is the last Suzuki rider to win a Lites race in Houston (1985)

Supercross Lites Class: Toronto Recap

Justin Barcia earned his fifth win of the season and his ninth career Supercross Lites victory; he is now tied with Jake Weimer on the all-time Supercross Lites Class win list

KTM’s Ken Roczen earned his second runner-up finish and third podium of the season

Blake Wharton earned his third podium and moves into second place in the points standings

Supercross Class Laps Led

Ryan Villopoto: 121

Ryan Dungey: 33

James Stewart: 25

Chad Reed: 24

Justin Brayton: 11

Cole Seely: 7

Mike Alessi: 5

Jake Weimer: 5

David Millsaps: 4

Brett Metcalfe: 1

Supercross Lites Class Laps Led

Justin Barcia: 62

Eli Tomac: 40

Dean Wilson: 30

Cole Seely: 15

Blake Wharton: 9

Darryn Durham: 8

Ken Roczen: 4

Tyla Rattray: 3

Martin Davalos: 1

Alex Martin: 1

Blake Baggett: 1

Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshot Award

Anaheim Race 1: Ryan Villopoto

Phoenix: Ryan Dungey

Los Angeles: Jake Weimer

Oakland: Chad Reed

Anaheim Race 2: Ryan Villopoto

San Diego: Brett Metcalfe

Arlington: Jeff Alessi

Atlanta: Cole Seely

St. Louis: David Millsaps

Daytona: David Millsaps

Indianapolis: Mike Alessi

Toronto: Justin Brayton

Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshow Award

Anaheim Race 1: Vince Friese

Phoenix: Tyla Rattray

Los Angeles: Martin Davalos

Oakland: Martin Davalos

Anaheim Race 2: Eli Tomac

San Diego: Vince Friese

Arlington: Darryn Durham

Atlanta: Justin Barcia

St. Louis: Justin Barcia

Daytona: Justin Barcia

Indianapolis: Ken Roczen

Toronto: Justin Barcia

MMI Top Tech Award

Anaheim Race 1: Mike Williamson

Phoenix: Eddie Lorett

Los Angeles: Bryan Grantz

Oakland: Steve Westfall

Anaheim Race 2: Richard Matchett

San Diego: Frank Latham

Arlington: Dana Wiggins

Atlanta: Michael Tomlin

St. Louis: Frank Politelli

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: Jason Haines

Toronto: Brent Myron

Supercross Class Results: Toronto

  1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki
  2. Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., Honda
  3. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda
  4. David Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha
  5. Jake Weimer, Wildomar, Idaho, Kawasaki
  6. Marvin Musquin, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
  7. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Kawasaki
  8. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki
  9. Robert Kiniry, Holland Patent, N.Y., Yamaha
  10. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda

Supercross Class Season Standings

  1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 271
  2. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 192
  3. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Yamaha, 177
  4. David Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 169
  5. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda, 166
  6. Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 165
  7. Jake Weimer, Wildomar, Idaho, Kawasaki, 150
  8. Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Suzuki, 145
  9. Mike Alessi, Hilliard, Fla., Suzuki, 136
  10. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Honda, 128

Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class Results: Toronto

  1. Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Georgia, Honda
  2. Ken Roczen, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
  3. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki
  4. Jake Canada, Sun City, Calif., Honda
  5. Darryn Durham, Butler, Penn., Kawasaki
  6. Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., Honda
  7. Tommy Weeck, Menifee, Calif., Honda
  8. Justin Bogle, Cushing, Okla., Honda
  9. Matthew Lemoine, Collinsville, Texas, Kawasaki
  10. Jeffery Gibson, Blacklick, Ohio, Honda

Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class Season Standings

  1. Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Georgia, Honda, 145
  2. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki, 117
  3. Darryn Durham, Butler, Penn., Kawasaki, 114
  4. Ken Roczen, Murrieta, Calif., KTM, 102
  5. Jake Canada, Sun City, Calif., Honda, 90
  6. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki, 86
  7. Justin Bogle, Cushing, Okla., Honda, 74
  8. Malcolm Stewart, Haines City, Fla., KTM, 50
  9. Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., Honda, 50
  10. Matthew Lemoine, Collinsville, Texas, Kawasaki, 46

Supercross Class Rider Finishes

Ryan Villopoto

Anaheim Race 1: 1

Phoenix: 3

Los Angeles: 4

Oakland: 3

Anaheim Race 2: 1

San Diego: 1

Arlington: 1

Atlanta: 2

St. Louis: 1

Daytona: 5

Indianapolis: 1

Toronto: 1

Justin Brayton

Anaheim Race 1: 4

Phoenix: 14

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: 9

Anaheim Race 2: 5

San Diego: 6

Arlington: 9

Atlanta: 5

St. Louis: 3

Daytona: 16

Indianapolis: 2

Toronto: 2

Kevin Windham

Anaheim Race 1: 8

Phoenix: 4

Los Angeles: 9

Oakland: 6

Anaheim Race 2: 6

San Diego: 16

Arlington: 7

Atlanta: 8

St. Louis: 4

Daytona: 3

Indianapolis: 18

Toronto: 3

David Millsaps

Anaheim Race 1: 16

Phoenix: 13

Los Angeles: 6

Oakland: 7

Anaheim Race 2: 7

San Diego: 7

Arlington: 15

Atlanta: 4

St. Louis: 6

Daytona: 2

Indianapolis: 3

Toronto: 4

Jake Weimer

Anaheim Race 1: 5

Phoenix: 2

Los Angeles: 11

Oakland: 8

Anaheim Race 2: 11

San Diego: 20

Arlington: 3

Atlanta: 7

St. Louis: 7

Daytona: 7

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 5

Marvin Musquin

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 9

Daytona: 4

Indianapolis: 7

Toronto: 6

Kyle Chisholm

Anaheim Race 1: 14

Phoenix: 12

Los Angeles: 12

Oakland: 12

Anaheim Race 2: 12

San Diego: 8

Arlington: 10

Atlanta: 11

St. Louis: 16

Daytona: 12

Indianapolis: 20

Toronto: 7

Broc Tickle

Anaheim Race 1: 12

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: 8

Oakland: 13

Anaheim Race 2: 10

San Diego: 18

Arlington: 11

Atlanta: 16

St. Louis: 11

Daytona: 8

Indianapolis: 8

Toronto: 8

Robert Kiniry

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: 18

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: 14

Arlington: 14

Atlanta: 14

St. Louis: 14

Daytona: 20

Indianapolis: 13

Toronto: 9

Wil Hahn

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 10

Justin Sipes

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: 17

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: 19

St. Louis: 15

Daytona: 15

Indianapolis: 12

Toronto: 11

Joshua Grant

Anaheim Race 1: 19

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: 17

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: 11

Toronto: 12

Mike Alessi

Anaheim Race 1: 9

Phoenix: 16

Los Angeles: 10

Oakland: 11

Anaheim Race 2: 8

San Diego: 9

Arlington: 4

Atlanta: 12

St. Louis: 13

Daytona: 6

Indianapolis: 6

Toronto: 13

Matthew Goerke

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: 17

Arlington: 16

Atlanta: 13

St. Louis: 12

Daytona: 9

Indianapolis: 14

Toronto: 14

Jimmy Albertson

Anaheim Race 1: 17

Phoenix: 20

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: 18

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 18

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 15

Jeff Alessi

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: 19

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: 19

Atlanta: 18

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: 15

Toronto: 16

Kyle Regal

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: 13

Indianapolis: 16

Toronto: 17

Brett Metcalfe

Anaheim Race 1: 11

Phoenix: 9

Los Angeles: 5

Oakland: 14

Anaheim Race 2: 9

San Diego: 4

Arlington: 8

Atlanta: 9

St. Louis: 8

Daytona: 10

Indianapolis: 4

Toronto: 18

Nico Izzi

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: 18

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: 10

Toronto: 19

Gavin Faith

Anaheim Race 1: N/A

Phoenix: N/A

Los Angeles: N/A

Oakland: N/A

Anaheim Race 2: N/A

San Diego: N/A

Arlington: 17

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 17

Daytona: 14

Indianapolis: 19

Toronto: 20

Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class Rider Finishes

Justin Barcia

Arlington: 1

Atlanta: 1

St. Louis: 1

Daytona: 1

Indianapolis: 3

Toronto: 1

Ken Roczen

Arlington: 3

Atlanta: 6

St. Louis: 2

Daytona: 4

Indianapolis: 16

Toronto: 2

Blake Wharton

Arlington: 4

Atlanta: 4

St. Louis: 3

Daytona: 5

Indianapolis: 1

Toronto: 3

Jake Canada

Arlington: 7

Atlanta: 9

St. Louis: 6

Daytona: 6

Indianapolis: 5

Toronto: 4

Darryn Durham

Arlington: 2

Atlanta: 5

St. Louis: 4

Daytona: 3

Indianapolis: 2

Toronto: 5

Alex Martin

Arlington: 11

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 10

Daytona: 13

Indianapolis: 15

Toronto: 6

Tommy Weeck

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: 10

Indianapolis: 17

Toronto: 7

Justin Bogle

Arlington: 14

Atlanta: 3

St. Louis: 5

Daytona: 18

Indianapolis: 6

Toronto: 8

Matthew Lemoine

Arlington: 19

Atlanta: 13

St. Louis: 11

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: 7

Toronto: 9

Jeffery Gibson

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 15

Daytona: 19

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 10

AJ Catanzaro

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 14

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 11

Shane Sewell

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: 10

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: 12

Indianapolis: 13

Toronto: 12

Malcolm Stewart

Arlington: 6

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 7

Daytona: 8

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 13

Tyler Bowers

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 20

Daytona: 14

Indianapolis: 8

Toronto: 14

Blake Baggett

Arlington: 15

Atlanta: 2

St. Louis: 9

Daytona: 2

Indianapolis: 4

Toronto: 15

Dakota Tedder

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 16

Lance Vincent

Arlington: 10

Atlanta: 11

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 17

Kyle Peters

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: 17

Indianapolis: 12

Toronto: 18

Shawn Rife

Arlington: N/A

Atlanta: 15

St. Louis: N/A

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: 10

Toronto: 19

Phillip Nicoletti

Arlington: 5

Atlanta: N/A

St. Louis: 19

Daytona: 20

Indianapolis: N/A

Toronto: 20

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