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This Week in Monster Energy Supercross: Round 11 in Indianapolis, IN

450SX Class

  • Threat Rising: With his fifth win in the last seven races Eli Tomac has closed to within 17 points of Ryan Dungey in the championship, outscoring the champ by 12 points over the past month.
  • It’s in the Start: Tomac’s success can be directly attributed to his starts. He’s become the best starter in the division with a class-leading average of 5.1, compared to last season when he posted a 7.6 starting average.
  • Out of the Norm: Contrary to Tomac, Dungey’s prowess out of the gate has dropped dramatically. The champ has fallen from a class-leading average of 2.2 six races ago to 5.4 currently. He already has two starts outside the top 10, compared to zero last season.
  • Standing Tough: Dungey’s ability to recover from his hard luck off the start is unparalleled in the championship. He passed 13 riders en route to fourth in Daytona, and is passing an average of three riders per race to maintain his incredible 2.4 finishing average.
  • Daytona Love: In four 250SX Class starts at Daytona Jeremy Martin has one win, three podiums, and a worst result of sixth. He earned his first career supercross podium there and adds to his Daytona legacy with a runner-up effort in a memorable 450SX Class debut.
  • Hard Times: Illness has brought Marvin Musquin’s breakout sophomore season to a halt, leaving him outside the top 10 for back-to-back races after starting with eight straight top-10 results. His finishing average has dropped from 4.2 to 6.2 and he’s fallen from second to fourth in points.

Manufacturer Wins

Kawasaki – 5

KTM – 3

Honda – 2

Manufacturer Point Standings

  1. KTM – 223
  2. Kawasaki – 199
  3. Honda – 194
  4. Husqvarna – 161
  5. Yamaha – 137
  6. Suzuki – 123

Highest Standing Championship Rider by Manufacturer

KTM – Ryan Dungey, 1st

Kawasaki – Eli Tomac, 2nd

Honda – Cole Seely, 3rd

Husqvarna – Jason Anderson, 5th

Yamaha – Chad Reed, 7th

Suzuki – Broc Tickle, 10th

450SX Class Championship Standings

  1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM – 214
  2. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Kawasaki – 197
  3. Cole Seely, Sherman Oaks, Calif., Honda – 169
  4. Marvin Musquin, Corona, Calif., KTM – 163
  5. Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., Husqvarna – 143
  6. Davi Millsaps, Cairo, Ga., KTM – 121
  7. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha – 116
  8. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., KTM – 113
  9. Dean Wilson, Clermont, Fla., Husqvarna – 105
  10. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki – 103

Main Event Wins (Total)

Eli Tomac – 5

Ryan Dungey – 2

Ken Roczen – 2

Marvin Musquin – 1

Main Event Wins (By Race)

Anaheim: Ken Roczen

San Diego: Ken Roczen

Anaheim II: Ryan Dungey

Glendale: Eli Tomac

Oakland: Eli Tomac

Arlington: Marvin Musquin

Minneapolis: Eli Tomac

Atlanta: Ryan Dungey

Toronto: Eli Tomac

Daytona: Eli Tomac

Podium Finishes

Ryan Dungey – 8

Eli Tomac – 6

Marvin Musquin – 5

Jason Anderson – 2

Ken Roczen – 2

Cole Seely – 2

Blake Baggett – 1

Jeremy Martin – 1

Chad Reed – 1

Broc Tickle – 1

Cooper Webb – 1

Average Finish (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  2.4

Eli Tomac  4.1

Cole Seely  4.7

Marvin Musquin  6.2

Jason Anderson  6.1 (9 Races)

Davi Millsaps  7.6 (9 Races)

Chad Reed  9.8

Blake Baggett  9.9

Dean Wilson  10.5

Broc Tickle  10.9

Average Start (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  5.4

Eli Tomac  5.1

Cole Seely  5.7

Marvin Musquin  7.1

Jason Anderson  9.2 (9 Races)

Davi Millsaps  7.9 (9 Races)

Chad Reed  9.9

Blake Baggett  9.3

Dean Wilson  13.1

Broc Tickle  14.8

Start/Finish Ratio (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  +3.0

Eli Tomac  +1.0

Cole Seely  +1.0

Marvin Musquin  +0.9

Jason Anderson  +3.1 (9 Races)

Davi Millsaps  +0.3 (9 Races)

Chad Reed  +0.1

Blake Baggett  -0.6

Dean Wilson  +2.6

Broc Tickle  +3.9

Main Event Laps Completed (By Race)

Anaheim: 20 Laps

San Diego: 24 Laps

Anaheim II: 22 Laps

Glendale: 21 Laps

Oakland: 21 Laps

Arlington: 26 Laps

Minneapolis: 26 Laps

Atlanta: 24 Laps

Toronto: 22 Laps

Daytona: 20 Laps

Laps Led

Eli Tomac – 82

Ryan Dungey – 69

Ken Roczen – 37

Marvin Musquin – 26

Jeremy Martin – 10

Davi Millsaps – 2

SupercrossLive.com Holeshots (Total)

Ryan Dungey – 2

Eli Tomac – 2

Blake Baggett – 1

Vince Friese – 1

Marvin Musquin – 1

Ken Roczen – 1

Cole Seely – 1

Cooper Webb – 1

SupercrossLive.com Holeshots (By Race)

Anaheim: Ken Roczen

San Diego: Ryan Dungey

Anaheim II: Cooper Webb

Glendale: Eli Tomac

Oakland: Vince Friese

Arlington: Marvin Musquin

Minneapolis: Cole Seely

Atlanta: Ryan Dungey

Toronto: Blake Baggett

Daytona: Eli Tomac

Heat Race Wins (Total)

Eli Tomac – 4

Jason Anderson – 3

Davi Millsaps – 3

Ken Roczen – 3

Ryan Dungey – 2

Blake Baggett – 1

Justin Barcia – 1

Justin Bogle – 1

Chad Reed – 1

Cooper Webb – 1

Heat Race Wins (By Race)

Anaheim: Ken Roczen & Eli Tomac

San Diego: Jason Anderson & Ken Roczen

Anaheim II: Davi Millsaps & Ken Roczen

Glendale: Davi Millsaps & Eli Tomac

Oakland: Jason Anderson & Cooper Webb

Arlington: Justin Bogle & Ryan Dungey

Minneapolis: Jason Anderson & Davi Millsaps

Atlanta: Blake Baggett & Ryan Dungey

Toronto: Chad Reed & Eli Tomac

Daytona: Justin Barcia & Eli Tomac

Heat Race Main Event Transfers

Blake Baggett – 9

Ryan Dungey – 8

Marvin Musquin – 8

Eli Tomac – 7

Jason Anderson – 6

Davi Millsaps – 6

Chad Reed – 6

Cole Seely – 5

Malcolm Stewart – 4

Justin Bogle – 3

Josh Grant – 3

Ken Roczen – 3

Broc Tickle – 3

Justin Brayton – 2

Cooper Webb – 2

Mike Alessi – 1

Justin Barcia – 1

Trey Canard – 1

Dean Wilson – 1

Fastest Qualifiers (Total)

Eli Tomac – 5

Ryan Dungey – 2

Blake Baggett – 1

Marvin Musquin – 1

Cooper Webb – 1

Fastest Qualifier (By Race)

Anaheim: Marvin Musquin

San Diego: Ryan Dungey

Anaheim II: Eli Tomac

Glendale: Blake Baggett

Oakland: Cooper Webb

Arlington: Eli Tomac

Minneapolis: Eli Tomac

Atlanta: Eli Tomac

Toronto: Eli Tomac

Daytona: Ryan Dungey

Qualifying Average (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  4.8

Eli Tomac  2.1

Cole Seely  7.5

Marvin Musquin  3.8

Jason Anderson  5.4

Davi Millsaps  13.9

Chad Reed  8.9

Blake Baggett  6.7

Dean Wilson  9.7

Broc Tickle  9.6

Eastern Regional 250SX Class

  • A Win to Remember: After winning three of his first five career supercross starts Adam Cianciarulo had to wait nearly three years to make his return to the top step of the podium, winning at his home event and the landmark 500th race in 250SX Class history.
  • Seeing Green, Again: With Joey Savatgy in second, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki recorded its second 1-2 finish this season. The team has now grabbed the top two spots once in each regional championship, and has won six of 10 total 250SX Class races in 2017.
  • Pressure Grows: With his first finish off the podium in 2017 Zach Osborne’s lead in the championship now sits at single digits over Savatgy (-6) and Cianciarulo (-9) halfway through the title fight. Osborne showed his resiliency en route to fifth at Daytona, saving valuable points.
  • Emerging Talent: Dylan Ferrandis’ first career supercross podium came in his fourth start. He’s already the eighth different rider in the East Region to finish on the box this season. The result vaulted him from eighth to fifth in the championship.

Manufacturer Wins

Husqvarna – 2

Kawasaki – 2

Manufacturer Point Standings (Combined Regions)

  1. Kawasaki – 228
  2. KTM – 193
  3. Husqvarna – 192
  4. Yamaha – 190
  5. Honda – 152
  6. Suzuki – 105

Highest Standing Championship Rider by Manufacturer

Husqvarna – Zach Osborne, 1st

Kawasaki – Joey Savatgy, 2nd

KTM – Jordon Smith, 4th

Yamaha – Dylan Ferrandis, 5th

Honda – Christian Craig, 10th

Suzuki – Kyle Cunningham, 19th

Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship Standings

  1. Zach Osborne, Abingdon, Va., Husqvarna – 86
  2. Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki – 80
  3. Adam Cianciarulo, Port Orange, Fla., Kawasaki – 77
  4. Jordon Smith, Belmont, N.C., KTM – 70
  5. Dylan Ferrandis, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Yamaha – 54
  6. Colt Nichols, Muskogee, Okla., Yamaha – 49
  7. Luke Renzland, Hewitt, N.J., Yamaha – 43
  8. Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., KTM – 42
  9. Kyle Peters, Greensboro, N.C., Suzuki – 37
  10. Christian Craig, Corona, Calif., Honda – 36

Main Event Wins

Zach Osborne – 2

Adam Cianciarulo – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Main Event Wins (By Race)

Minneapolis: Joey Savatgy

Atlanta: Zach Osborne

Toronto: Zach Osborne

Daytona: Adam Cianciarulo

Podium Finishes

Zach Osborne – 3

Adam Cianciarulo – 2

Joey Savatgy – 2

Christian Craig – 1

Dylan Ferrandis – 1

Alex Martin – 1

Colt Nichols – 1

Jordon Smith – 1

Average Finish (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  2.5

Joey Savatgy  3.2

Adam Cianciarulo  3.8

Jordon Smith  4.5

Dylan Ferrandis  8.0

Colt Nichols  5.7 (3 Races)

Luke Renzland  10.2

Alex Martin  11.8

Kyle Peters  8.7 (3 Races)

Christian Craig  9.7 (3 Races)

Average Start (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  3.8

Joey Savatgy  3.5

Adam Cianciarulo  4.5

Jordon Smith  6.0

Dylan Ferrandis  6.5

Colt Nichols  10.3 (3 Races)

Luke Renzland  13.0

Alex Martin  10.2

Kyle Peters  14.3 (3 Races)

Christian Craig  12.7 (3 Races)

Start/Finish Ratio (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  +1.2

Joey Savatgy  +0.2

Adam Cianciarulo  +0.8

Jordon Smith  +1.5

Dylan Ferrandis  -1.5

Colt Nichols  +4.7 (3 Races)

Luke Renzland  +2.8

Alex Martin  -1.5

Kyle Peters  +5.7 (3 Races)

Christian Craig  +3.0 (3 Races)

Main Event Laps Completed (By Race)

Minneapolis: 19 Laps

Atlanta: 18 Laps

Toronto: 17 Laps

Daytona: 15 Laps

Laps Led

Zach Osborne – 24

Adam Cianciarulo – 15

Jordon Smith – 14

Joey Savatgy – 12

Dylan Ferrandis – 4

SupercrossLive.com Holeshots

Jordon Smith – 2

Adam Cianciarulo – 1

Dylan Ferrandis – 1

SupercrossLive.com Holeshots (By Race)

Minneapolis: Jordon Smith

Atlanta: Jordon Smith

Toronto: Dylan Ferrandis

Daytona: Adam Cianciarulo

Heat Race Wins

Zach Osborne – 2

Adam Cianciarulo – 1

Christian Craig – 1

Dylan Ferrandis – 1

Alex Martin – 1

Colt Nichols – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Heat Race Wins (By Race)

Minneapolis: Christian Craig & Joey Savatgy

Atlanta: Adam Cianciarulo & Zach Osborne

Toronto: Dylan Ferrandis & Colt Nichols

Daytona: Alex Martin & Zach Osborne

Fastest Qualifiers

Zach Osborne – 2

Alex Martin – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Fastest Qualifier (By Race)

Minneapolis: Zach Osborne

Atlanta: Joey Savatgy

Toronto: Zach Osborne

Daytona: Alex Martin

Qualifying Average (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  2.2

Joey Savatgy  2.0

Adam Cianciarulo  4.0

Jordon Smith  6.5

Dylan Ferrandis  5.8

Colt Nichols  5.7 (3 Races)

Luke Renzland  10.5

Alex Martin  6.0

Kyle Peters  13.7 (3 Races)

Christian Craig  3.5