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This Week in Monster Energy Supercross: Round 9 in Toronto, ON

450SX Class

  • Back On Top: Ryan Dungey returned to the top step of the podium for the first time in four races. It’s the longest gap between wins since he endured through a 12-race drought that carried through the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
  • All About the Start: For the second time this season Dungey’s won with a wire-to-wire effort. He became the first rider to earn multiple SupercrossLive.com Holeshots this season and has a class-leading starting average of 3.5.
  • Surging Ahead: Eli Tomac overcame a ninth-place start in Atlanta to finish second, passing seven riders. It equaled the most riders he’s passed in a Main Event this season, but was his first podium result in 2017 that didn’t result in a win.
  • Breaking Out: Blake Baggett is already amassing the best season of his 450SX Class career. Through eight races he’s claimed his first top qualifying time, Heat Race win, and equaled a career-best result with a third in Atlanta.

Manufacturer Wins

Kawasaki – 3

KTM – 3

Honda – 2

Manufacturer Point Standings

  1. KTM – 183
  2. Honda – 157
  3. Kawasaki – 149
  4. Husqvarna – 128
  5. Yamaha – 104
  6. Suzuki – 93

Highest Standing Championship Rider by Manufacturer

KTM – Ryan Dungey, 1st

Kawasaki – Eli Tomac, 3rd

Honda – Cole Seely, 4th

Husqvarna – Jason Anderson, 5th

Yamaha – Chad Reed, 8th

Suzuki – Broc Tickle, 10th

450SX Class Championship Standings

  1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM – 174
  2. Marvin Musquin, Corona, Calif., KTM – 149
  3. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Kawasaki – 147
  4. Cole Seely, Sherman Oaks, Calif., Honda – 138
  5. Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., Husqvarna – 121
  6. Davi Millsaps, Cairo, Ga., KTM – 98
  7. Dean Wilson, Clermont, Fla., Husqvarna – 84
  8. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha – 83
  9. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., KTM – 83
  10. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki – 76

Main Event Wins (Total)

Eli Tomac – 3

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

Podium Finishes

Ryan Dungey – 7

Marvin Musquin – 5

Eli Tomac – 4

Ken Roczen – 2

Cole Seely – 2

Jason Anderson – 1

Blake Baggett – 1

Chad Reed – 1

Cooper Webb – 1

Average Finish (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  2.2

Marvin Musquin  4.2

Eli Tomac  4.9

Cole Seely  4.5

Jason Anderson  4.7 (7 Races)

Davi Millsaps  7.0 (7 Races)

Dean Wilson  10.5

Chad Reed  11.0

Blake Baggett  10.9

Broc Tickle  11.5

Average Start (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  3.5

Marvin Musquin  6.2

Eli Tomac  6.0

Cole Seely  5.5

Jason Anderson  7.5 (7 Races)

Davi Millsaps  7.9 (7 Races)

Dean Wilson  12.9

Chad Reed  11.2

Blake Baggett  8.7

Broc Tickle  16.2

Start/Finish Ratio (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  +1.2

Marvin Musquin  +2.0

Eli Tomac  +1.2

Cole Seely  +1.0

Jason Anderson  +2.7 (7 Races)

Davi Millsaps  +0.9 (7 Races)

Dean Wilson  +2.4

Chad Reed  +0.1

Blake Baggett  -2.2

Broc Tickle  +4.8

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

Laps Led

Ryan Dungey – 69

Eli Tomac – 50

Ken Roczen – 37

Marvin Musquin – 26

Davi Millsaps – 2

SupercrossLive.com Holeshots (Total)

Ryan Dungey – 2

Vince Friese – 1

Marvin Musquin – 1

Ken Roczen – 1

Cole Seely – 1

Eli Tomac – 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

Heat Race Wins (Total)

Jason Anderson – 3

Davi Millsaps – 3

Ken Roczen – 3

Ryan Dungey – 2

Eli Tomac – 2

Blake Baggett – 1

Justin Bogle – 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

Heat Race Main Event Transfers

Blake Baggett – 7

Ryan Dungey – 6

Marvin Musquin – 6

Chad Reed – 5

Cole Seely – 5

Eli Tomac – 5

Jason Anderson – 4

Davi Millsaps – 4

Justin Bogle – 3

Josh Grant – 3

Ken Roczen – 3

Malcolm Stewart – 3

Broc Tickle – 3

Cooper Webb – 2

Mike Alessi – 1

Justin Brayton – 1

Trey Canard – 1

Dean Wilson – 1

Fastest Qualifiers (Total)

Eli Tomac – 4

Blake Baggett – 1

Ryan Dungey – 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

Qualifying Average (Top 10)

Ryan Dungey  5.7

Marvin Musquin  2.9

Eli Tomac  2.2

Cole Seely  7.4

Jason Anderson  5.2

Davi Millsaps  14.8

Dean Wilson  10.2

Chad Reed  8.9

Blake Baggett  7.5

Broc Tickle  10.5

Eastern Regional 250SX Class

  • Long Awaited: Zach Osborne’s first career win came in his landmark 50th career start, in a career that dates back to the 2006 season. He earned 12 career podiums prior to the win, from which he became the 104th different winner in 250SX Class history.
  • Unfamiliar Territory: With his win Osborne will carry the weight of being the championship leader for the first time in his career. A red plate will adorn his Husqvarna for just the second time in the brand’s supercross history.
  • Rebound Riders: The podium finishes for both Alex Martin and Colt Nichols came on the heels of tough opening round efforts. Nichols’ 3rd-place finish vaulted him from 10th to 4th in points, while Martin’s runner-up effort moved him from 22nd to 9th in the standings.
  • In the Mix: Despite losing the points lead in Atlanta, opening round winner Joey Savatgy salvaged a solid night in fourth after starting back in eighth. As a result, he sits just two points out of the lead.

Manufacturer Wins

Husqvarna – 1

Kawasaki – 1

Manufacturer Point Standings (Combined Regions)

  1. Kawasaki – 181
  2. KTM – 161
  3. Yamaha – 152
  4. Husqvarna – 151
  5. Honda – 125
  6. Suzuki – 78

Highest Standing Championship Rider by Manufacturer

Husqvarna – Zach Osborne, 1st

Kawasaki – Joey Savatgy, 2nd

KTM – Jordon Smith, 3rd

Yamaha – Colt Nichols, 4th

Honda – RJ Hampshire, 6th

Suzuki – Kyle Peters, 8th

Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship Standings

  1. Zach Osborne, Abingdon, Va., Husqvarna – 45
  2. Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki – 43
  3. Jordon Smith, Belmont, N.C., KTM – 38
  4. Colt Nichols, Muskogee, Okla., Yamaha – 31
  5. Adam Cianciarulo, Port Orange, Fla., Kawasaki – 30
  6. RJ Hampshire, Brooksville, Fla., Honda – 29
  7. Luke Renzland, Hewitt, N.J., Yamaha – 28
  8. Kyle Peters, Greensboro, N.C., Suzuki – 24
  9. Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., KTM – 23
  10. Fredrik Noren, West Farmington, Ohio, Honda – 21

Main Event Wins

Zach Osborne – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Main Event Wins (By Race)

Minneapolis: Joey Savatgy

Atlanta: Zach Osborne

Podium Finishes

Zach Osborne – 2

Alex Martin – 1

Colt Nichols – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Jordon Smith – 1

Average Finish (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  2.0

Joey Savatgy  2.5

Jordon Smith  3.5

Colt Nichols  6.5

Adam Cianciarulo  6.0

RJ Hampshire  7.0

Luke Renzland  7.0

Kyle Peters  9.0

Alex Martin  12.0

Fredrik Noren  10.5

Average Start (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  4.0

Joey Savatgy  5.0

Jordon Smith  1.0

Colt Nichols  13.0

Adam Cianciarulo  6.5

RJ Hampshire  4.5

Luke Renzland  8.5

Kyle Peters  15.0

Alex Martin  12.0

Fredrik Noren  10.0

Start/Finish Ratio (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  +2.0

Joey Savatgy  +2.5

Jordon Smith  -2.5

Colt Nichols  +6.5

Adam Cianciarulo  +0.5

RJ Hampshire  -2.5

Luke Renzland  +1.5

Kyle Peters  +6.0

Alex Martin  +/-0

Fredrik Noren  -0.5

Main Event Laps Completed (By Race)

Minneapolis: 19 Laps

Atlanta: 18 Laps

Laps Led

Zach Osborne – 13

Jordon Smith – 14

Joey Savatgy – 10

SupercrossLive.com Holeshots

Jordon Smith – 2

SupercrossLive.com Holeshots (By Race)

Minneapolis: Jordon Smith

Atlanta: Jordon Smith

Heat Race Wins

Christian Craig – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Heat Race Wins (By Race)

Minneapolis: Christian Craig & Joey Savatgy

Atlanta: Adam Cianciarulo & Zach Osborne

Fastest Qualifiers

Zach Osborne – 1

Joey Savatgy – 1

Fastest Qualifier (By Race)

Minneapolis: Zach Osborne

Atlanta: Zach Osborne

Qualifying Average (Top 10)

Zach Osborne  2.0

Joey Savatgy  1.5

Jordon Smith  7.0

Colt Nichols  5.0

Adam Cianciarulo  4.0

RJ Hampshire  9.5

Luke Renzland  10.5

Kyle Peters  12.5

Alex Martin  7.5

Fredrik Noren  13.0