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2014 Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package

450SX Class Stats

►This is the 40th anniversary of Monster Energy Supercross

►The first points-paying race was held on March 8, 1974 and Pierre Karsmakers won on a Yamaha

►Later that year, Karsmakers went on to win the first ever Monster Energy Supercross Championship

►Since 1974, there have been 572 races of Monster Energy Supercross

►There have been 56 different winners of a Monster Energy Supercross Main Event

►There have been 20 different winners of the Monster Energy Supercross Championship

►There have been 7 different brands to win a Monster Energy Supercross Main Event

►This race marks the 61st time the gate will drop for a 450SX Class race in Anaheim

►Anaheim holds the record for most supercross races held and will become the first venue to host 61

►Since 1974, Anaheim has hosted a Monster Energy Supercross race every year with the exception of ’74, ’75 ’80, ’88, ’97, and ’98

►In 17 of 40 seasons, the winner of race one would go on to win the championship

►In 32 of 40 seasons, the champion appeared on the podium for the first race

►Ryan Dungey gave KTM their first-ever win at Angel Stadium at the third race in Anaheim last year

►At the third stop at Angel Stadium last year, KTM earned their first-ever sweep with Ken Roczen winning the 250SX Class

►Since 2000, only three riders (Stewat, Reed and Villopoto) have won the opening race in back-to-back years

►Honda won the opening race of the year in five consecutive seasons (1982-1986)

►Yamaha won the opening race of the year in five consecutive seasons (2000-2004)

►Ryan Villopoto can become only the second rider in history to win four consecutive championships

►Chad Reed and James Stewart are racing for their third championships

►Ryan Dungey is racing for his second championship

450SX Class Opening Race Wins

Rider
Win(s)

Jeremy McGrath
5

James Stewart
3

Chad Reed
3

Mike LaRocco
2

Jeff Ward
2

David Bailey
2

Johnny O’Mara
2

Jimmy Ellis
2

Ryan Villopoto
2

450SX Class Titles by Brand

Titles
Years

Honda
15
82; ’83; ’84; ’86; ’88; ’89; ’90; ’91; ’92; ’93; ’94; ’95; ’96; ’02; ’03

Yamaha
11
74; ’77; ’78; ’79; ’80; ’98; ’99; ’00; ’04; ’08; ’09

Kawasaki
9
76; ’85; ’87; ’97; ’01; ’07 ; ’11; ’12; ‘13

Suzuki
4
81; ’05; ’06; ’10

Can-am
1
75

450SX Class Runner-Up Finishes by Brand

Wins
Years

Honda
13
75; ’76; ’77; ’78; ’86; ’87; ’90; ’98; ’99; ’04; ’08; ’10; ‘11

Yamaha
12
81; ’85; ’91; ’92; ’95; ’00; ’01; ’02; ’03; ’05; ’07; ‘12

Kawasaki
8
79; ’84; ’88; ’89; ’93; ’94; ’96; ’06

Suzuki
7
74; ’80; ’82; ’83; ’97; ’09; ‘13

450SX Class Wins by Brand

Wins
Year of First Win

Honda
203
76

Yamaha
168
74

Kawasaki
125
76

Suzuki
60
76

Can-am
7
75

KTM
6
12

CZ
2
74

Bultaco
1
74

450SX Class Champions
Title(s)
Year(s)

Jeremy McGrath
7
93; ’94; ’95; ’96; ’98; ’99; ’00

Ricky Carmichael
5
’01; ’02; ’03; ’05; ’06

Bob Hannah
3
’77; ’78; ’79

Jeff Stanton
3
’89; ’90; ’92

Ryan Villopoto
3
’11; ’12; ‘13

Jeff Ward
2
’85; ’87

Rick Johnson
2
’86; ’88

Chad Reed
2
’04; ’08

James Stewart
2
’07; ’09

Pierre Karsmakers
1
’74

Jimmy Ellis
1
’75

Jimmy Weinert
1
’76

Mike Bell
1
’80

Mark Barnett
1
’81

Donnie Hansen
1
’82

David Bailey
1
’83

Johnny O’Mara
1
’84

Jean-Michel Bayle
1
’91

Jeff Emig
1
’97

Ryan Dungey
1
’10

450SX Class Race Winners (First Win)

Date
Race
Bike

Pierre Karsmakers
3/10/1974
Daytona
Yamaha

Jim Pomeroy
3/15/1974
Houston
Bultaco

Jaroslav Falta
6/22/1974
LA
CZ

Jimmy Ellis
2/28/1975
Dallas
Can-am

Tony DiStefano
3/6/1976
Daytona
Suzuki

Jimmy Weinert
3/12/1976
Houston
Kawasaki

Marty Smith
3/27/1976
Pontiac
Honda

Bob Hannah
3/5/1977
Atlanta
Yamaha

Marty Tripes
3/4/1978
Atlanta
Honda

Mike Bell
6/24/1978
LA
Yamaha

Gaylon Mosier
11/11/1978
Anaheim
Kawasaki

Steve Wise
6/2/1979
New Orleans
Honda

Mark Barnett
7/14/1979
LA
Suzuki

Kent Howerton
11/17/1979
Anaheim
Suzuki

Chuck Sun
3/1/1980
Atlanta
Honda

Rex Staten
3/8/1980
Daytona
Yamaha

Broc Glover
3/15/1980
Houston
Yamaha

Darrel Shultz
2/14/1981
Seattle
Suzuki

Donnie Hansen
1/30/1982
Anaheim
Honda

David Bailey
1/29/1983
Anaheim
Honda

Ron Lechein
6/11/1983
Orlando
Yamaha

Johnny O’Mara
1/28/1984
Anaheim
Honda

Jeff Ward
2/11/1984
Seattle
Kawasaki

Rick Johnson
2/12/1984
Seattle
Honda

Rick Ryan
3/7/1987
Daytona
Honda

Jeff Stanton
2/25/1989
Atlanta
Honda

Damon Bradshaw
1/27/1990
Anaheim
Yamaha

Larry Ward
2/17/1990
Seattle
Suzuki

Jeff Matiasevich
3/17/1990
Las Vegas
Kawasaki

Jean-Michael Bayle
4/7/1990
Dallas
Honda

Mike LaRocco
5/14/1991
Las Vegas
Suzuki

Doug Dubach
6/15/1991
San Jose
Yamaha

Jeremy McGrath
1/23/1993
Anaheim
Honda

Mike Kiedrowski
3/6/1993
Daytona
Kawasaki

Mike Craig
2/12/1994
Tampa
Yamaha

Doug Henry
4/29/1995
Dallas
Yamaha

Jeff Emig
6/10/1995
Las Vegas
Yamaha

Greg Albertyn
1/11/1997
LA
Suzuki

Damon Huffman
2/22/1997
Atlanta
Kawasaki

Ezra Lusk
3/29/1997
Orlando
Yamaha

Kevin Windham
4/19/1997
Charlotte
Yamaha

Sebastian Tortelli
1/10/1998
LA
Kawasaki

John Dowd
4/18/1998
Charlotte
Yamaha

David Vuillemin
1/22/2000
San Diego
Yamaha

Ricky Carmichael
3/10/2000
Daytona
Kawasaki

Nathan Ramsey
4/13/2002
Pontiac
Honda

Chad Reed
1/4/2003
Anaheim
Yamaha

James Stewart
4/2/2005
Dallas
Kawasaki

Davi Millsaps
2/23/2008
Atlanta
Honda

Josh Hill
3/15/2008
Minneapolis
Yamaha

Josh Grant
1/3/2009
Anaheim
Yamaha

Ryan Villopoto
4/18/2009
Seattle
Kawasaki

Ryan Dungey
1/15/2010
Phoenix
Suzuki

Trey Canard
2/12/2011
Houston
Honda

Andrew Short
4/21/2012
Seattle
Honda

Justin Barcia
1/12/2013
Phoenix
Honda

►1970s: 14 first-time winners

►1980s: 12 first-time winners

►1990: 17 first-time winners

►2000: 9 first-time winners

►2010: 4 first-time winners

450SX Class First-Time Winners by Brand

Wins

Yamaha
18

Honda
17

Kawasaki
10

Suzuki
8

Bultaco
1

CZ
1

Can-am
1

►In 2010: Ryan Dungey became Suzuki’s first first-time winner since Greg Albertyn in 1997

►The last three first time winners have been on a Honda

250SX Class Stats

►This will be the 30th season of racing in the 250SX Class

►There have been 454 250SX Class races

►Kawasaki leads the field with 24 wins in Anaheim

►Honda has 10 wins in Anaheim

►In 1998, the class did not have any first-time winners

►After battling injuries for the past few seasons, can Dean Wilson score his first championship

►Marvin Musquin is the class’ only World Champion

250SX Class Wins by Brand (East & West)

Wins

Kawasaki
150

►3 winless seasons; 14 wins in 2004; 12 consecutive seasons with a win (02-13)

Honda
109

►3 winless seasons; 10 wins in 2006; 12 consecutive seasons with a win (89-00)

Suzuki
93

►7 winless seasons; 11 wins in 1990; 6 consecutive seasons with a win (90-95)

Yamaha
83

►10 winless seasons; 9 wins in 2000; 9 consecutive seasons with a win (96-04)

KTM
18

►First win 2001

Husqvarna
1

►Only win 2001

250SX Class Titles by Brand

Total Titles
East Titles
West Titles

Kawasaki
22
9
13

Suzuki
13
8
5

Honda
13
8
5

Yamaha
9
4
5

KTM
1
0
1

250SX Class First-Time Winners

Date
Race
Bike

Todd Campbell
1/26/1985
San Diego
Kawasaki

Mike Healey
2/2/1985
Anaheim
Suzuki

Bader Mannea
2/9/1985
Seattle
Kawasaki

Eddie Warren
2/23/1985
Atlanta
Kawasaki

Larry Brooks
4/27/1985
Orlando
Honda

Bobby Moore
5/4/1985
Dallas
Suzuki

Tyson Vohland
1/18/1986
Anaheim
Kawasaki

Willie Surratt
2/2/86
Houston
Honda

Donnie Schmit
2/8/1986
San Diego
Kawasaki

Keith Turpin
2/22/1986
Atlanta
Honda

Ron Tichenor
4/12/1986
Pontiac
Kawasaki

Jeff Matiasevich
1/31/1987
Anaheim
Kawasaki

Kyle Lewis
2/14/1987
San Diego
Honda

Todd DeHoop
3/5/1988
Daytona
Suzuki

Mike LaRocco
4/9/1988
Pontiac
Yamaha

Ty Davis
4/16/1988
Dallas
Suzuki

Damon Bradshaw
2/18/1989
Miami
Yamaha

Mike Kiedrowski
3/25/1989
Tampa
Honda

Mike Craig
1/27/1990
Anaheim
Kawasaki

Jeff Emig
2/3/1990
Houston
Kawasaki

Denny Stephenson
2/24/1990
Atlanta
Suzuki

Jeremy McGrath
3/17/1990
Las Vegas
Kawasaki

Buddy Antunez
3/24/1990
Pasadena
Suzuki

Tallon Vohland
4/28/1990
Tampa
Kawasaki

Bryan Swink
1/12/1991
Orlando
Honda

Jeromy Buehl
4/6/1991
St. Petersburg
Honda

Jimmy Button
3/14/1992
Charlotte
Yamaha

Ezra Lusk
1/9/1993
Orlando
Suzuki

Jimmy Gaddis
1/16/1993
Houston
Kawasaki

Damon Huffman
1/23/1993
Anaheim
Suzuki

Phil Lawrence
1/30/1993
Seattle
Suzuki

Mickael Pichon
2/6/1993
San Diego
Honda

Chad Pederson
2/13/1993
Tampa
Yamaha

Doug Henry
2/20/1993
Atlanta
Honda

Ryan Hughes
2/5/1994
San Diego
Kawasaki

Mike Brown
4/9/1994
Pontiac
Honda

Pedro Gonzalez
6/4/1994
San Jose
Kawasaki

Tim Ferry
1/14/1995
Orlando
Suzuki

David Pingree
6/3/1995
San Jose
Kawasaki

Kevin Windham
1/20/1996
Minneapolis
Yamaha

Jeff Willoh
2/10/1996
San Diego
Honda

John Dowd
2/24/1996
Atlanta
Yamaha

Brian Deegan
1/18/1997
Los Angeles
Suzuki

David Vuillemin
2/1/1997
Seattle
Yamaha

Rick Carmichael
2/22/1997
Atlanta
Kawasaki

Stephane Roncada
4/5/1997
St. Louis
Honda

Casey Johnson
1/9/1999
Anaheim
Yamaha

Nathan Ramsey
2/23/1999
Phoenix
Kawasaki

Ernesto Fonseca
2/13/1999
Tampa
Yamaha

Brock Sellards
4/10/1999
Pontiac
Honda

Greg Schnell
1/22/2000
San Diego
Yamaha

Casey Lytle
1/29/2000
Phoenix
Honda

Shae Bentley
2/5/2000
Houston
Kawasaki

Michael Brandes
2/12/2000
Indianapolis
Honda

Travis Pastrana
3/10/2000
Daytona
Suzuki

Justin Buckelew
1/13/2001
San Diego
Yamaha

Grant Langston
4/21/2001
Dallas
KTM

Travis Preston
1/5/2002
Anaheim
Honda

James Stewart
1/12/2002
San Diego
Kawasaki

Chad Reed
2/9/2002
Indianapolis
Yamaha

Matt Walker
3/23/2002
Houston
Kawasaki

Branden Jesseman
4/13/2002
Pontiac
Suzuki

Ivan Tedesco
4/5/2003
Pontiac
Yamaha

Andrew Short
5/9/2003
Las Vegas
Suzuki

Josh Hansen
3/20/2004
Indianapolis
Yamaha

Broc Helper
1/15/2005
Phoenix
Suzuki

Bill Laninovich
1/29/2005
San Francisco
Honda

Davi Millsaps
2/12/2005
Indianapolis
Suzuki

Josh Grant
2/25/2006
Atlanta
Honda

Ryan Villopoto
4/22/2006
Dallas
Kawasaki

Christophe Pourcel
1/13/2007
Phoenix
Kawasaki

Ryan Dungey
2/24/2007
Atlanta
Suzuki

Ben Townley
3/3/2007
St. Louis
Kawasaki

Jake Weimer
1/12/2008
Phoenix
Honda

Jason Lawrence
1/26/2008
San Francisco
Yamaha

Austin Stroupe
2/16/2008
Houston
Kawasaki

Trey Canard
2/23/2008
Atlanta
Honda

Blake Wharton
3/21/2009
St. Louis
Honda

Blake Baggett
3/20/2010
Dallas
Suzuki

Justin Barcia
4/17/2010
St. Louis
Honda

Broc Tickle
4/24/2010
Seattle
Yamaha

Cole Seely
1/22/2011
Los Angeles
Honda

Eli Tomac
2/19/2011
San Diego
Honda

Dean Wilson
2/26/2011
Atlanta
Kawasaki

Ryan Sipes
3/12/2011
Indianapolis
Yamaha

Ken Roczen
5/7/2011
Las Vegas
KTM

Darryn Durham
4/14/2012
New Orleans
Kawasaki

Wil Hahn
2/23/2013
Atlanta
Honda

Marvin Musquin
3/9/2013
Daytona
KTM

Jason Anderson
4/27/2013
Salt Lake City
Suzuki

250SX Class First-Time Winners by Brand

Wins

Kawasaki
26

Honda
25

Suzuki
19

Yamaha
17

KTM
3

250SX Class Season with Most First-Time Winners

First-Time Wins

1993
7