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Red Bull High Point Historical Package

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• High Point Raceway will celebrate 40 years of hosting the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on Saturday. It made its debut on the championship schedule in 1977 and has become one of the sport’s most legendary venues.
• The Red Bull High Point National can be considered the home race of Pro Motocross, with series organizers MX Sports Pro Racing headquartered 15 miles away in Morgantown, West Virginia.
• Last season High Point earned the distinction of hosting the most international winners in Pro Motocross history, with a total of eight across both the 450 Class and 250 Class.
• The Red Bull High Point National will serve as the network television premiere of Pro Motocross on NBC for the 2016 season, reaching millions of homes across the country.

450 Class Stats
• 2015 Overall Podium:
1. Ken Roczen
2. Ryan Dungey
3. Jason Anderson
• The first Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship race held at High Point was on May 29, 1977. Tony DiStefano, who hails from Morrisville, Pennsylvania, won on a Suzuki. It was the last win of his career and carried him to a third 450 Class title.
• Ricky Carmichael’s eight combined wins at High Point (450 Class & 250 Class) is double that of any other rider in history. He earned his six 450 Class wins consecutively from ‘02-‘07.
• High Point has not had a back-to-back 450 Class winner in nine seasons. Ken Roczen will look to become just the fifth rider in High Point history to win in consecutive years.
• Roczen’s victory at High Point last season was his lone overall win of 2015. It was the least amount of wins during a full season title defense since Greg Albertyn went winless defending his championship during the 2000 season.
• Suzuki is the winningest brand in the 450 Class in High Point history with 12 wins, including six wins over the past decade and back-to-back wins entering this season.
• High Point was the site of James Stewart’s most recent Pro Motocross victory in 2014.
• Chad Reed is the only rider in Pro Motocross history to get his first career wins in both the 450 Class and 250 Class at High Point. They came seven years apart.
• In 39 seasons of racing at High Point, the winner has gone on to win the title 20 times (51%), including six in-a-row from ’08-’13.
• Four of Damon Bradshaw’s six career 450 Class wins came at High Point, including his first and last.

All-Time Wins at High Point (Total Wins)
Ricky Carmichael (8)
Damon Bradshaw (4)
Rick Johnson (4)
Kent Howerton (3)
Ryan Dungey (2)
Jeff Stanton (2)
James Stewart (2)
Ryan Villopoto (2)
David Vuillemin (2)

All-Time Wins by Brand at High Point (Last Win)
Suzuki: 12 (2015)
Honda: 11 (2004)
Yamaha: 8 (2001)
Kawasaki: 7 (2013)
KTM: 1 (2012)

First-Time Winners at High Point
1990: Damon Bradshaw (Yamaha)
1995: Doug Henry (Honda)
2009: Chad Reed (Suzuki)

Brand Sweeps at High Point (450 Class & 250 Class)
1986: Honda – Rick Johnson & Micky Dymond
1989: Honda – Jeff Stanton & George Holland
1991: Honda – Jeff Stanton & Brian Swink
1993: Yamaha – Damon Bradshaw & Jeff Emig
1996: Kawasaki – Jeff Emig & Kevin Windham
1997: Honda – Damon Bradshaw & Scott Sheak
2008: Kawasaki – James Stewart & Ryan Villopoto
2011: Kawasaki – Ryan Villopoto & Blake Baggett

Riders to Win at High Point in Both Classes (Years Won)
Ricky Carmichael (250 Class ‘98 / 450 Class ‘02)
Jeff Emig (250 Class ‘93 / 450 Class ‘96)
Doug Henry (250 Class ‘94 / 450 Class ‘95)
Chad Reed (250 Class ‘02 / 450 Class ‘09)
James Stewart (250 Class ‘04 / 450 Class ‘08)
Ryan Villopoto (250 Class ‘06 / 450 Class ‘11)
Jeff Ward (250 Class ‘84 / 450 Class ‘85)

Past Winners at High Point
June 13, 2015 / Ken Roczen, German / Suzuki
June 14, 2014 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Suzuki
June 8, 2013 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
June 9, 2012 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / KTM
June 11, 2011 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
June 12, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
June 13, 2009 / Chad Reed, Australia / Suzuki
June 15, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
May 27, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
May 28, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
May 29, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
May 30, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
May 25, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
May 26, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
May 27, 2001 / David Vuillemin, France / Yamaha
May 28, 2000 / David Vuillemin, France / Yamaha
May 30, 1999 / Greg Albertyn, South Africa / Suzuki
May 24, 1998 / Ezra Lusk, Bainbridge, GA / Honda
May 25, 1997 / Damon Bradshaw, Mooresville, NC / Honda
May 26, 1996 / Jeff Emig, Kansas City, KS / Kawasaki
May 28, 1995 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Yamaha
May 29, 1994 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
May 30, 1993 / Damon Bradshaw, Mooresville, NC / Yamaha
May 24, 1992 / Damon Bradshaw, Mooresville, NC / Yamaha
May 26, 1991 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
May 27, 1990 / Damon Bradshaw, Mooresville, NC / Yamaha
May 28, 1989 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
May 29, 1988 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
May 24, 1987 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Kawasaki
May 25, 1986 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
May 26, 1985 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
May 27, 1984 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
May 29, 1983 / Bob Hannah, Carson City, NV / Honda
May 30, 1982 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
May 24, 1981 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
May 25, 1980 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
July 8, 1979 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
July 29, 1978 / Jim Ellis, E. Hampton, CT / Honda
May 29, 1977 / Tony DiStefano, Morrisville, PA / Suzuki

250 Class Stats
• 2015 Overall Podium
1. Marvin Musquin
2. Zach Osborne
3. Jeremy Martin
• The first Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship 250 Class race held at High Point was on May 29, 1983, six years to the date of the inaugural event. Mark Barnett won on a Suzuki.
• This will be the 34th time the gate will drop for a 250 Class race at High Point.
• KTM’s first ever Pro Motocross victory came at High Point in 2000, when Kelly Smith earned his one and only career win.
• The most 250 Class wins for KTM at any track is four, at both High Point and Hangtown.
• There has not been a back-to-back 250 Class winner at High Point for 17 seasons. With no active winners competing in the division this season, this streak will continue.
• High Point will welcome its 29th different winner in 34 seasons. There have been just five repeat winners in High Point history.
• Yamaha has not won at High Point since Chad Reed’s first career Pro Motocross win during the 2002 season.
• Three riders – Scott Sheak, Kelly Smith, and Brian Swink – earned their one and only career Pro Motocross victory at High Point.
• A total of 11 riders have earned their first career win at High Point.

All-Time Wins at High Point (Total Wins)
Blake Baggett (2)
Ricky Carmichael (2)
Micky Dymond (2)
Marvin Musquin (2)
Ryan Villopoto (2)

All-Time Wins by Brand at High Point (Last Win)
Kawasaki: 13 (2014)
Honda: 9 (2012)
Suzuki: 5 (2001)
KTM: 4 (2015)
Yamaha: 2 (2002)

First-Time Winners at High Point
1985: Erik Kehoe (Suzuki)
1986: Micky Dymond (Honda)
1991: Brian Swink (Honda)
1995: Tim Ferry (Suzuki)
1997: Scott Sheak (Honda)
2000: Kelly Smith (KTM)
2002: Chad Reed (Yamaha)
2005: Mike Alessi (KTM)
2006: Ryan Villopoto (Kawasaki)
2007: Josh Grant (Honda)
2010: Tyla Rattray (Kawasaki)

Past Winners at High Point
June 13, 2015 / Marvin Musquin, France / KTM
June 14, 2014 / Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, CA / Kawasaki
June 8, 2013 / Marvin Musquin, France / KTM
June 9, 2012 / Eli Tomac, Cortez, CO / Honda
June 11, 2011 / Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, CA / Kawasaki
June 12, 2010 / Tyla Rattray, South Africa / Kawasaki
June 13, 2009 / Christophe Pourcel, France / Kawasaki
June 15, 2008 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
May 27, 2007 / Joshua Grant, Riverside, CA / Honda
May 28, 2006 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
May 29, 2005 / Mike Alessi, Apple Valley, CA / KTM
May 30, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
May 25, 2003 / Michael Brown, Johnson City, TN / Kawasaki
May 26, 2002 / Chad Reed, Australia / Yamaha
May 27, 2001 / Travis Pastrana, Annapolis, MD / Suzuki
May 28, 2000 / Kelly Smith, Ludington, MI / KTM
May 30, 1999 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
May 24, 1998 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
May 25, 1997 / Scott Sheak, Germantown, NY / Honda
May 26, 1996 / Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, LA / Kawasaki
May 28, 1995 / Tim Ferry, Palm Harbor, FL / Suzuki
May 29, 1994 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Honda
May 30, 1993 / Jeff Emig, Kansas City, KS / Yamaha
May 24, 1992 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Kawasaki
May 26, 1991 / Brian Swink, Fenton, MI / Honda
May 27, 1990 / Jean-Michel Bayle, France / Honda
May 28, 1989 / George Holland, Kerman, CA / Honda
May 29, 1988 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki
May 24, 1987 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda
May 25, 1986 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda
May 26, 1985 / Erik Kehoe, Granada Hills, CA / Suzuki
May 27, 1984 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
May 29, 1983 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki

Additional Historical Statistics

All-Time 500cc Wins at High Point
May 26, 1985 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda
May 27, 1984 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda
May 29, 1983 / Danny Chandler, Foresthill, CA / Honda
May 30, 1982 / Darrell Shultz, Trinidad, CA / Honda
May 24, 1981 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
May 25, 1980 / Chuck Sun, Sherwood, OR / Honda
July 8, 1979 / Gaylon Mosier, Huntington Beach, CA / Kawasaki
July 9, 1978 / Rick Burgett, Sandy, OR / Yamaha