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Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series Statistical Report

La Crescent Wine & Spirit Spring Creek National

Spring Creek MX Park – Millville, Minn. – July 19

  • Spring Creek has hosted a Lucas Oil Pro Motocross National since 1983. It boasts several of the most iconic obstacles in the sport, including the sand whoops and the “Holy Schmit” jump named for late local legend Donny Schmit. The track also has the longest start straight on the schedule.
  • “Mount Martin” is Spring Creek’s newest obstacle, measuring at 350 feet of total elevation.
  • The city of Millville has a population of about 200. On Saturday, that population will grow by at least fifty times when thousands of die-hard motocross fans pour into the town.
  • Hometown hero Ryan Dungey has won a total of five times at Spring Creek-twice in the 250 Class and three times in the 450 Class.
  • Spring Creek is in the back yard of brothers Alex Martin and Jeremy Martin, as their parents-John and Greta-own the facility.
  • Millville’s very own Jeremy Martin is currently the 250 Class points leader and a heavy favorite to win at his home track.
  • Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen is the only rider to finish on the podium in every moto at each of the first seven rounds.
  • GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac has finished on the overall podium at each of his first three starts of his 450 Class career.

 

450 Class Stats

  • The first race held at Spring Creek was August 28, 1983. Bob Hannah won on a Honda.
  • This will be the twenty-fourth time the gate will drop for a 450 Class race at Spring Creek.
  • Only eleven riders have stood atop the 450 Class podium at Spring Creek in twenty-three years.
  • Ricky Carmichael, Jeff Emig, Ron Lechien, James Stewart, and Ryan Dungey have won at Spring Creek in both classes. Trey Canard and Eli Tomac are looking to join them.
  • Ricky Carmichael boasted an undefeated record at Spring Creek MX Park, winning every race (eight) and every moto (sixteen) from 2000-2007.
  • Ryan Dungey has won three of his last four starts at Spring Creek.
  • Suzuki has won seven of the last nine races at Spring Creek. James Stewart captured the brand’s eighth total victory in 2013, surpassing Kawasaki for the most all-time at the track.
  • Yamaha hasn’t won an overall at Spring Creek since 1994, when John Dowd posted the only overall win for the brand.
  • Bob Hannah book-ended his career at Spring Creek, winning his first-ever race in the 250 Class on April 4, 1976, and winning his final race in the 450 Class on August 11, 1985.
  • A total of four riders have posted their final career victories at Spring Creek. However, no rider has ever won his first career 450 Class race at the facility.
  • Spring Creek hosted the 500cc National from 1985-1993. Honda won all but one event.
  • Since 1995, the Spring Creek 450 Class winner has either gone on to win the class championship or already had one.

 

Wins by brand at Spring Creek
Suzuki – 8

Kawasaki – 7
Honda – 6
Yamaha — 1

KTM – 1

Last win by brand at Spring Creek
Suzuki – 2013

KTM – 2012

Kawasaki – 2008

Honda – 2004

Yamaha – 1994

Riders to win at Spring Creek in two classes
Ricky Carmichael

Ryan Dungey

Jeff Emig

Ron Lechien

James Stewart

Jeff Ward

Brand Sweeps at Spring Creek

Honda: Bob Hannah, Ron Lechien – 1985

Kawasaki: Mike Kiedrowski, Robbie Reynard – 1995
Kawasaki: Jeff Emig, Ricky Carmichael – 1997, 1998
Suzuki: Ricky Carmichael, Broc Hepler – 2006

Suzuki: Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey – 2009

2014 Current Stats

450 Class Point Standings – After 7 of 12 rounds

  1. Ken Roczen, Germany, KTM, 327
  2. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN, KTM, 301
  3. Trey Canard, Shawnee, OK, Honda, 264
  4. James Stewart, Haines City, FL, Suzuki, 212
  5. Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Kawasaki, 192
  6. Josh Grant, Riverside, CA, Yamaha, 186
  7. Weston Peick, Wildomar, CA, Suzuki, 162
  8. Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, CO, KTM, 161
  9. Chad Reed, Australia, Kawasaki, 132
  10. Malcolm Stewart, Haines City, FL, Suzuki, 128

Overall Wins

Ken Roczen – 4

Ryan Dungey – 2

James Stewart – 1

Moto Wins

Ken Roczen – 7

James Stewart – 3

Ryan Dungey – 3

Josh Grant – 1

Overall Wins by Brand

KTM – 6

Suzuki – 1

Laps led (total)

Ken Roczen – 116

James Stewart – 50

Josh Grant – 16

Ryan Dungey – 26

Trey Canard – 15

Eli Tomac – 8

Brett Metcalfe – 3

Justin Barcia – 1

Chad Reed – 1

Total: 236

Holeshot Winners (total)

Ryan Dungey – 4

Josh Grant – 2

Chad Reed – 2

Ken Roczen – 2

Jake Weimer – 1

Trey Canard – 1

Eli Tomac – 1

Justin Brayton – 1

250 Class Stats

  • The first 250 Class race was held at Spring Creek on August 28, 1983. Ron Lechien won on a Yamaha.
  • This will be the thirty-second time the gate will drop at Spring Creek for the 250 Class.
  • Late local legend Donny Schmit gave Suzuki its first win at Spring Creek in 1987, and went back-to-back with another win in 1988. Current local star Ryan Dungey achieved the same feat in 2008 and 2009 before moving on to the 450 Class, where he duplicated those efforts, prior to switching to KTM in 2012.
  • Yamaha has not won at Spring Creek in the 250 Class since Jeff Emig’s 1993 victory. The Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha duo of Jeremy Martin and Cooper Webb, along with Valli Motorsports Yamaha’s Christophe Pourcel, will look to put Yamaha back on top in 2014.
  • Spring Creek was the site of the younger Martin’s breakout ride as a rookie in 2013, when he nearly took the win in the opening moto.

 

Wins by brand at Spring Creek
Kawasaki – 12
Honda – 8

Suzuki – 7
Yamaha – 3

KTM – 1

Last win by brand at Spring Creek
Honda – 2013

Kawasaki – 2011

Suzuki – 2009
KTM – 2001

Yamaha – 1993

First time winners at Spring Creek
Andrew Short, 2005 – Honda

Nick Wey, 1999 – Kawasaki

Mike LaRocco, 1990 – Suzuki

2014 Current Stats

250 Class Point Standings – After 7 of 12 rounds

  1. Jeremy Martin, Millville, MN, Yamaha, 294
  2. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, CA, Kawasaki, 267
  3. Cooper Webb, Morehead City, NC, Yamaha, 261
  4. Justin Bogle, Cushing, OK, Honda, 225
  5. Christophe Pourcel, France, Yamaha, 211
  6. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, NM, KTM, 206
  7. Marvin Musquin, France, KTM, 201
  8. Cole Seely, Newbury Park, CA, Honda, 166
  9. Justin Hill, Yoncalla, OR, Kawasaki, 150
  10. Jessy Nelson, Paso Robles, CA, Honda, 144

Overall Wins

Jeremy Martin – 3

Blake Baggett – 3

Cooper Webb – 1

Moto Wins

Jeremy Martin – 6

Blake Baggett – 5

Cooper Webb – 2

Jason Anderson – 1

Overall Wins by Brand

Yamaha – 4

Kawasaki – 3

Laps Led (total)

Jeremy Martin – 85

Blake Baggett – 36

Cooper Webb – 34

Christophe Pourcel – 24

Jessy Nelson – 8

Justin Bogle – 8

Matt Bisceglia – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Total: 197

Holeshot Winners (total)

Zach Bell – 3

Christophe Pourcel – 3

Justin Bogle – 3

Jeremy Martin – 2

Jessy Nelson – 1

Matt Bisceglia – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Past Winners

SPRING CREEK MX PARK

Millville, MN

450 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 27, 2013 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Suzuki

July 14, 2012 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / KTM

July 16, 2011 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

July 17, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

July 18, 2009 / Chad Reed, Australia / Suzuki

August 17, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 12, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

August 13, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

August 14, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

August 15, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

August 17, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

August 18, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

August 19, 2001 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 13, 2000 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 15, 1999 / Greg Albertyn, South Africa / Suzuki

August 16, 1998 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki

August 3, 1997 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki

August 4, 1996 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki

July 30, 1995 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki

August 7, 1994 / John Dowd, Chicopee, MA / Yamaha

August 11, 1985 / Bob Hannah, Carson City, NV / Honda

August 5, 1984 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 28, 1983 / Bob Hannah, Axton, VA / Honda

250 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 27, 2013 / Eli Tomac, Cortez, CO / Honda

July 14, 2012 / Eli Tomac, Cortez, CO / Honda

July 16, 2011 / Tyla Rattray, South Africa / Kawasaki

July 17, 2010 / Trey Canard, Shawnee, OK / Honda

July 18, 2009 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

August 17, 2008 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

August 12, 2007 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki

August 13, 2006 / Broc Hepler, Kittanning, PA / Suzuki

August 14, 2005 / Andrew Short, Murrieta, CA / Honda

August 15, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 17, 2003 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 18, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 19, 2001 / Grant Langston, South Africa / KTM

August 13, 2000 / Travis Pastrana, Annapolis, MD / Suzuki

August 15, 1999 / Nicholas Wey, Dewitt, MI / Kawasaki

August 16, 1998 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 3, 1997 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 4, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda

July 30, 1995 / Robbie Reynard, Moore, OK / Kawasaki

August 7, 1994 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda

August 15, 1993 / Jeff Emig, Highland Ranch, CA / Yamaha

August 16, 1992 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Kawasaki

August 11, 1991 / Mike LaRocco, La Porte, IN / Kawasaki

August 19, 1990 / Mike LaRocco, La Porte, IN / Suzuki

August 20, 1989 / Damon Bradshaw, Charlotte, NC / Yamaha

August 14, 1988 / Donny Schmit, Bloomington, MN / Suzuki

August 23, 1987 / Donny Schmit, Bloomington, MN / Suzuki

August 10, 1986 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda

August 11, 1985 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 5, 1984 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki

August 28, 1983 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha

500cc Motocross

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

August 15, 1993 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda

August 16, 1992 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda

August 11, 1991 / Jean-Michel Bayle, France / Honda

August 19, 1990 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda

August 20, 1989 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki

August 14, 1988 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 23, 1987 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 10, 1986 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 11, 1985 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda

August 5, 1984 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda

August 28, 1983 / Danny Chandler, Foresthill, CA / Honda