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Monster Energy Supercross Historical Notes Package – Race 4 – O.Co Coliseum – Oakland, CA

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Oakland first hosted Monster Energy Supercross in 1979, then again in 1980 and in 1984. From 2003-2010 it was across the Bay Bridge at AT&T Park before returning to the Coliseum in 2011.

Last season the Coliseum became one of just two stadiums where siblings have won, with Malcolm Stewart (250SX) joining his brother James (450SX) on the venue’s all-time winners list.

Although it opened the same year as Angel Stadium in 1966, Coliseum is considered the second-oldest stadium on the schedule. The Raiders started the season in September, while the Angels started in April. Coliseum is the only stadium in the country to serve as the home of both an MLB (Oakland Athletics) and NFL franchise (Oakland Raiders).

450SX Class

2015 Podium: Trey Canard, Ryan Dungey, Chad Reed

The first 450SX Class race held in Oakland was on January 18, 1979. Jimmy Weinert won on a Kawasaki.

In 1979, the Oakland Supercross track was made entirely of sand.

James Stewart won Oakland back-to-back in ’11-’12 on a Yamaha. Ryan Villopoto won the next two Oakland races from ’13-’14 on a Kawasaki. Can Trey Canard go back-to-back on his Honda?

There has never been a rider win both a 250SX and 450SX Class race in Oakland. Jason Anderson, Ken Roczen and Eli Tomac are all 250SX Class winners in Oakland with the opportunity to win in the 450SX Class on Saturday.

The winner of the Oakland Supercross has gone on to win the 450SX Class championship just twice, both by Villopoto in 2013 & 2014.

James Stewart would become the winningest rider in Oakland with a victory on Saturday.

There has never been a first-time 450SX Class winner in Oakland.

All-Time Wins in Oakland

James Stewart – 2
Ryan Villopoto – 2

All-Time Wins by Brand in Oakland (Last Win)

Kawasaki: 3 (2014)
Yamaha: 2 (2012)
Honda: 2 (2015)
Suzuki: 1 (1980)

Brand Sweeps in Oakland (450SX & 250SX)

2015: Honda – Trey Canard & Malcolm Stewart

Past Winners in Oakland

1979: Jimmy Weinert, Kawasaki
1980: Kent Howerton, Suzuki
1984: Ron Lechien, Honda
2011: James Stewart, Yamaha
2012: James Stewart, Yamaha
2013: Ryan Villopoto, Kawasaki
2014: Ryan Villopoto, Kawasaki
2015: Trey Canard, Honda

250SX Class

2015 Podium: Malcolm Stewart, Cooper Webb, Alex Martin

The first 250SX Class race held in Oakland was on January 29, 2011. Broc Tickle won on a Kawasaki.

The winner of the 250SX Class race in Oakland went on to win the Western Regional Championship every season until 2015 when Stewart took the victory but Webb took the Championship.

Only four riders have made a 250SX Class start in Oakland on a Suzuki – Jason Anderson, Martin Davalos, Ryan Morais and Brandon Scharer. Anderson gave the brand its only 250SX Class podium result in 2013.

There has never been a two-time 250SX Class winner in Oakland. The venue will welcome its sixth different winner on Saturday.

Malcolm Stewart is the only first-time winner ever in Oakland, in either class.

All-Time Wins by Brand in Oakland (Last Win)

Honda: 2 (2015)
KTM: 2 (2014)
Kawasaki: 1 (2011)

First-Time Winners in Oakland

2015: Malcolm Stewart

Past Winners in Oakland

2011: Broc Tickle, Kawasaki
2012: Eli Tomac, Honda
2013: Ken Roczen, KTM
2014: Jason Anderson, KTM
2015: Malcolm Stewart, Honda