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Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package – Phoenix, Chase Field

►The first race held in Phoenix was on March 16, 1991, and Jean-Michael Bayle won on a Honda
►From 1991-1998, Phoenix did not host a race
 

►This will be the 17th time the gate will drop for a Monster Energy Supercross race in Phoenix

 

►Ezra Lusk won his last supercross race in Phoenix on a Kawasaki in 2003

 

►James Stewart and Ryan Dungey are the only riders to win Phoenix in both 450SX and 250SX Classes

 

►Dungey earned his first-ever win in Phoenix in 2010 and gave KTM their first-ever 450SX Class win in Phoenix during the 2012 season

 

450SX Class: Wins by Brand in Phoenix

Brand

Win(s)

Last Win

Kawasaki

4

2007

Yamaha

4

2011

Honda

4

2013

Suzuki

3

2010

KTM

1

2012

450SX Class: Anaheim 1 Recap
►Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen earned the first 450SX Class win of his career and became the 57th rider to win a 450SX Class Main Event
 

►Roczen became the second rider in history to win a 450SX Class main Event on a KTM
With Roczen finishing first and Dungey finishing second KTM placed two riders on the podium for the first-time ever in a 450SX Class race

 

►KTM swept third Main Event with Roczen and Jason Anderson’s victories

 

►Red Bull KTM’s Dungey earned his 48th career podium in 67 career starts. He has now been on the podium at least once for six seasons

►Chad Reed finished third, earning his 122nd podium in 165 career starts; he has been on the podium for 12 consecutive seasons
►In 13 consecutive opening race starts, Reed has been on the podium eight times
 

►Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto earned his 65th career top-five finish in his 76th career start with a fourth place

►Last season Villopoto finished 16th in the opening race and went on to win the championship
 

►Justin Barcia earned his 13th career top five with a fifth-place finish

 

►James Stewart has finished inside of the top five in the opening race of the season six times during his 10 years of racing

 

450SX Class: Seasons with a Podium

Seasons

Rider
Mike LaRocco

17

Kevin Windham

14

Chad Reed

12

James Stewart

12

Jeremy McGrath

10

 

250SX Class: Wins by Brand in Phoenix

Wins

Last Win

Brand
Kawasaki

8

2010

Honda

3

2013

Yamaha

2

2001

Suzuki

2

2009

KTM

1

2006

 

250SX Class: Anaheim 1 Recap

►Jason Anderson earned the second 250SX win of his career, and he has done it on two different brands, Suzuki and KTM
►Anderson and Nathan Ramsey are the only riders to give KTM opening-race wins
►TLD Honda’s Cole Seely earned his 11th career 250SX Class podium with a second place finish
►Seely has finished on the podium in three-straight season openers, including a win in 2012
 

450SX Class Laps Led

Laps Led

Ken Roczen

12

Ryan Villopoto

8

250SX Class Laps Led

Laps Led

Cole Seely

11

Jason Anderson

4

450SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshot Award
Race Rider
Anaheim Race 1 Ryan Villopoto
250SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award
Race Rider
Anaheim Race 1 Jason Anderson
450SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time
Race Rider
Anaheim Race 1 Justin Barcia
250SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time
Race Rider
Anaheim Race 1 Dean Wilson
MMI Top Tech Award
Race Top Tech
Anaheim Race 1 Kelly Lumgair
450SX Class Results: Anaheim Race 1
Rider Hometown Bike

Place

Ken Roczen Murrieta, Calif KTM

1

Ryan Dungey Belle Plaine, Minn. KTM

2

Chad Reed Dade City, Fla. Kawasaki

3

Ryan Villopoto Poulsbo, Wash. Kawasaki

4

Justin Barcia Pinetta, Fla. Honda

5

Justin Brayton Cornelius, N.C. Yamaha

6

Josh Grant Corona, Calif. Yamaha

7

Broc Tickle Holly, Mich. Suzuki

8

Andrew Short Smithville, Texas KTM

9

Jake Weimer Rupert, Idaho Kawasaki

10

450SX Class Season Standings
Rider Hometown Bike

Place

Points

Ken Roczen Murrieta, Calif KTM

1

25

Ryan Dungey Belle Plaine, Minn. KTM

2

22

Chad Reed Dade City, Fla. Kawasaki

3

20

Ryan Villopoto Poulsbo, Wash. Kawasaki

4

18

Justin Barcia Pinetta, Fla. Honda

5

16

Justin Brayton Cornelius, N.C. Yamaha

6

15

Josh Grant Corona, Calif. Yamaha

7

14

Broc Tickle Holly, Mich. Suzuki

8

13

Andrew Short Smithville, Texas KTM

9

12

Jake Weimer Rupert, Idaho Kawasaki

10

11

Western Regional 250SX Class Results: Anaheim Race 1
Rider Hometown Bike

Place

Jason Anderson Rio Rancho, N.M. KTM

1

Cole Seely Lake Elsinore, Calif. Honda

2

Zach Osborne Chesterfield, S.C. Honda

3

Dean Wilson Wesley Chapel, Fla. Kawasaki

4

Cooper Webb Newport, N.C. Yamaha

5

Justin Hill Yoncalla, Ore. Kawasaki

6

Darryn Durham Butler, Pa. Kawasaki

7

Malcolm Stewart Haines City, Fla. Honda

8

Jessy Nelson Paso Robles, Calif. Honda

9

Austin Politelli Menifee, Calif. Yamaha

10

Western Regional 250SX Class Season Standings
Rider Hometown Bike

Place

Points

Jason Anderson Rio Rancho, N.M. KTM

1

25

Cole Seely Lake Elsinore, Calif. Honda

2

22

Zach Osborne Chesterfield, S.C. Honda

3

20

Dean Wilson Wesley Chapel, Fla. Kawasaki

4

18

Cooper Webb Newport, N.C. Yamaha

5

16

Justin Hill Yoncalla, Ore. Kawasaki

6

15

Darryn Durham Butler, Pa. Kawasaki

7

14

Malcolm Stewart Haines City, Fla. Honda

8

13

Jessy Nelson Paso Robles, Calif. Honda

9

12

Austin Politelli Menifee, Calif. Yamaha

10

11

 

450SX Class Rider Finishes

Finish

Ken Roczen
Anaheim Race 1

1

Ryan Dungey
Anaheim Race 1

2

Chad Reed
Anaheim Race 1

3

Ryan Villopoto
Anaheim Race 1

4

Justin Barcia
Anaheim Race 1

5

Justin Brayton
Anaheim Race 1

6

Josh Grant
Anaheim Race 1

7

Broc Tickle
Anaheim Race 1

8

Andrew Short
Anaheim Race 1

9

Jake Weimer
Anaheim Race 1

10

Wil Hahn
Anaheim Race 1

11

Mike Alessi
Anaheim Race 1

12

Matt Moss
Anaheim Race 1

13

Nicholas Schmidt
Anaheim Race 1

14

Kyle Partridge
Anaheim Race 1

15

Weston Peick
Anaheim Race 1

16

James Stewart
Anaheim Race 1

17

Josh Hill
Anaheim Race 1

18

Jimmy Albertson
Anaheim Race 1

19

Matthew Goerke
Anaheim Race 1

20

Western Regional 250SX Class Rider Finishes

Finish

Jason Anderson
Anaheim Race 1

1

Cole Seely
Anaheim Race 1

2

Zach Osborne
Anaheim Race 1

3

Dean Wilson
Anaheim Race 1

4

Cooper Webb
Anaheim Race 1

5

Justin Hill
Anaheim Race 1

6

Darryn Durham
Anaheim Race 1

7

Malcolm Stewart
Anaheim Race 1

8

Jessy Nelson
Anaheim Race 1

9

Austin Politelli
Anaheim Race 1

10

Michael Leib
Anaheim Race 1

11

Jake Canada
Anaheim Race 1

12

Dakota Tedder
Anaheim Race 1

13

Dean Ferris
Anaheim Race 1

14

Zachary Bell
Anaheim Race 1

15

Shane Mcelrath
Anaheim Race 1

16

Valentin Teillet
Anaheim Race 1

17

Zackery Freeberg
Anaheim Race 1

18

Scott Champion
Anaheim Race 1

19

Topher Ingalls
Anaheim Race 1

20

Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package

                         Phoenix, Chase Field

►The first race held in Phoenix was on March 16, 1991, and Jean-Michael Bayle won on a Honda

►From 1991-1998, Phoenix did not host a race

 

►This will be the 17th time the gate will drop for a Monster Energy Supercross race in Phoenix

 

►Ezra Lusk won his last supercross race in Phoenix on a Kawasaki in 2003

 

►James Stewart and Ryan Dungey are the only riders to win Phoenix in both 450SX and 250SX Classes

 

►Dungey earned his first-ever win in Phoenix in 2010 and gave KTM their first-ever 450SX Class win in Phoenix during the 2012 season

 

450SX Class: Wins by Brand in Phoenix

Brand

Win(s)

Last Win

Kawasaki

4

2007

Yamaha

4

2011

Honda

4

2013

Suzuki

3

2010

KTM

1

2012

450SX Class: Anaheim 1 Recap

►Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen earned the first 450SX Class win of his career and became the 57th rider to win a 450SX Class Main Event

 

►Roczen became the second rider in history to win a 450SX Class main Event on a KTM
With Roczen finishing first and Dungey finishing second KTM placed two riders on the podium for the first-time ever in a 450SX Class race

 

►KTM swept third Main Event with Roczen and Jason Anderson’s victories

 

►Red Bull KTM’s Dungey earned his 48th career podium in 67 career starts. He has now been on the podium at least once for six seasons

►Chad Reed finished third, earning his 122nd podium in 165 career starts; he has been on the podium for 12 consecutive seasons

►In 13 consecutive opening race starts, Reed has been on the podium eight times

 

►Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto earned his 65th career top-five finish in his 76th career start with a fourth place

►Last season Villopoto finished 16th in the opening race and went on to win the championship

 

►Justin Barcia earned his 13th career top five with a fifth-place finish

 

►James Stewart has finished inside of the top five in the opening race of the season six times during his 10 years of racing

 

450SX Class: Seasons with a Podium

Seasons

Rider

Mike LaRocco

17

Kevin Windham

14

Chad Reed

12

James Stewart

12

Jeremy McGrath

10

 

250SX Class: Wins by Brand in Phoenix

Wins

Last Win

Brand

Kawasaki

8

2010

Honda

3

2013

Yamaha

2

2001

Suzuki

2

2009

KTM

1

2006

 

250SX Class: Anaheim 1 Recap

►Jason Anderson earned the second 250SX win of his career, and he has done it on two different brands, Suzuki and KTM

►Anderson and Nathan Ramsey are the only riders to give KTM opening-race wins

►TLD Honda’s Cole Seely earned his 11th career 250SX Class podium with a second place finish

►Seely has finished on the podium in three-straight season openers, including a win in 2012

 

450SX Class Laps Led

Laps Led

Ken Roczen

12

Ryan Villopoto

8

250SX Class Laps Led

Laps Led

Cole Seely

11

Jason Anderson

4

450SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshot Award

Race

Rider

Anaheim Race 1

Ryan Villopoto

250SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award

Race

Rider

Anaheim Race 1

Jason Anderson

450SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time

Race

Rider

Anaheim Race 1

Justin Barcia

250SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time

Race

Rider

Anaheim Race 1

Dean Wilson

MMI Top Tech Award

Race

Top Tech

Anaheim Race 1

Kelly Lumgair

450SX Class Results: Anaheim Race 1

Rider

Hometown

Bike

Place

Ken Roczen

Murrieta, Calif

KTM

1

Ryan Dungey

Belle Plaine, Minn.

KTM

2

Chad Reed

Dade City, Fla.

Kawasaki

3

Ryan Villopoto

Poulsbo, Wash.

Kawasaki

4

Justin Barcia

Pinetta, Fla.

Honda

5

Justin Brayton

Cornelius, N.C.

Yamaha

6

Josh Grant

Corona, Calif.

Yamaha

7

Broc Tickle

Holly, Mich.

Suzuki

8

Andrew Short

Smithville, Texas

KTM

9

Jake Weimer

Rupert, Idaho

Kawasaki

10

450SX Class Season Standings

Rider

Hometown

Bike

Place

Points

Ken Roczen

Murrieta, Calif

KTM

1

25

Ryan Dungey

Belle Plaine, Minn.

KTM

2

22

Chad Reed

Dade City, Fla.

Kawasaki

3

20

Ryan Villopoto

Poulsbo, Wash.

Kawasaki

4

18

Justin Barcia

Pinetta, Fla.

Honda

5

16

Justin Brayton

Cornelius, N.C.

Yamaha

6

15

Josh Grant

Corona, Calif.

Yamaha

7

14

Broc Tickle

Holly, Mich.

Suzuki

8

13

Andrew Short

Smithville, Texas

KTM

9

12

Jake Weimer

Rupert, Idaho

Kawasaki

10

11

Western Regional 250SX Class Results: Anaheim Race 1

Rider

Hometown

Bike

Place

Jason Anderson

Rio Rancho, N.M.

KTM

1

Cole Seely

Lake Elsinore, Calif.

Honda

2

Zach Osborne

Chesterfield, S.C.

Honda

3

Dean Wilson

Wesley Chapel, Fla.

Kawasaki

4

Cooper Webb

Newport, N.C.

Yamaha

5

Justin Hill

Yoncalla, Ore.

Kawasaki

6

Darryn Durham

Butler, Pa.

Kawasaki

7

Malcolm Stewart

Haines City, Fla.

Honda

8

Jessy Nelson

Paso Robles, Calif.

Honda

9

Austin Politelli

Menifee, Calif.

Yamaha

10

Western Regional 250SX Class Season Standings

Rider

Hometown

Bike

Place

Points

Jason Anderson

Rio Rancho, N.M.

KTM

1

25

Cole Seely

Lake Elsinore, Calif.

Honda

2

22

Zach Osborne

Chesterfield, S.C.

Honda

3

20

Dean Wilson

Wesley Chapel, Fla.

Kawasaki

4

18

Cooper Webb

Newport, N.C.

Yamaha

5

16

Justin Hill

Yoncalla, Ore.

Kawasaki

6

15

Darryn Durham

Butler, Pa.

Kawasaki

7

14

Malcolm Stewart

Haines City, Fla.

Honda

8

13

Jessy Nelson

Paso Robles, Calif.

Honda

9

12

Austin Politelli

Menifee, Calif.

Yamaha

10

11

 

450SX Class Rider Finishes

Finish

Ken Roczen

Anaheim Race 1

1

Ryan Dungey

Anaheim Race 1

2

Chad Reed

Anaheim Race 1

3

Ryan Villopoto

Anaheim Race 1

4

Justin Barcia

Anaheim Race 1

5

Justin Brayton

Anaheim Race 1

6

Josh Grant

Anaheim Race 1

7

Broc Tickle

Anaheim Race 1

8

Andrew Short

Anaheim Race 1

9

Jake Weimer

Anaheim Race 1

10

Wil Hahn

Anaheim Race 1

11

Mike Alessi

Anaheim Race 1

12

Matt Moss

Anaheim Race 1

13

Nicholas Schmidt

Anaheim Race 1

14

Kyle Partridge

Anaheim Race 1

15

Weston Peick

Anaheim Race 1

16

James Stewart

Anaheim Race 1

17

Josh Hill

Anaheim Race 1

18

Jimmy Albertson

Anaheim Race 1

19

Matthew Goerke

Anaheim Race 1

20

Western Regional 250SX Class Rider Finishes

Finish

Jason Anderson

Anaheim Race 1

1

Cole Seely

Anaheim Race 1

2

Zach Osborne

Anaheim Race 1

3

Dean Wilson

Anaheim Race 1

4

Cooper Webb

Anaheim Race 1

5

Justin Hill

Anaheim Race 1

6

Darryn Durham

Anaheim Race 1

7

Malcolm Stewart

Anaheim Race 1

8

Jessy Nelson

Anaheim Race 1

9

Austin Politelli

Anaheim Race 1

10

Michael Leib

Anaheim Race 1

11

Jake Canada

Anaheim Race 1

12

Dakota Tedder

Anaheim Race 1

13

Dean Ferris

Anaheim Race 1

14

Zachary Bell

Anaheim Race 1

15

Shane Mcelrath

Anaheim Race 1

16

Valentin Teillet

Anaheim Race 1

17

Zackery Freeberg

Anaheim Race 1

18

Scott Champion

Anaheim Race 1

19

Topher Ingalls

Anaheim Race 1

20