Atlanta SX Notes

Monster Energy® Supercross Notes Package

Atlanta, Georgia Dome


AMA Supercross Class Notes:
-First race: March 5th, 1977 and Bob Hannah won on a Yamaha.
-This will be the 30th time the gate will drop for an AMA Supercross class race in
-First time winners in
Atlanta: Bob Hannah-1977, Chuck Sun-1980, Jeff Stanton-1989, Damon Huffman-1997.
-Yamaha won the first race in
Atlanta in 1977. It was held at the old Fulton County Stadium. In 1992, Damon Bradshaw (Yamaha) won the last AMA Supercross race Fulton County Stadium. In 1993, the race was moved to the Georgia dome where Damon Bradshaw once again on a Yamaha earned the win.

Wins by Brand in
Yamaha – 10
 Honda – 9
Kawasaki – 6
Suzuki – 4

- Atlanta did not host a race in 1987 and 1988.
-Riders to win three consecutive races in
Atlanta: Bradshaw in 1991-1993, Jeremy McGrath in 1998-2000, Ricky Carmichael in 2001-2003

-Most wins by a rider in Atlanta: Carmichael-5, McGrath-5, Damon Bradshaw-3 and Hannah-3.
-Ricky Carmichael is the only rider to win in
Atlanta on three different brands – Kawasaki, Honda, and Suzuki.
-Riders to win in the AMA Supercross and AMA Supercross Lites classes in
Atlanta: Bradshaw, Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart.

AMA Supercross Class Notables – Houston
-Kevin Windham won his 13th AMA Supercross race in
Houston. He is now 12th on the all time AMA Supercross win list.
Windham broke Honda's 53-race winless streak in Houston. Honda's last win was at Anaheim 1 in 2005 where Kevin Windham scored the victory.
-Kevin Windham is in his 11th season of AMA Supercross racing. He has 126 starts, 78 top-5 finishes and 53 podiums.
-Reed now has 80 podiums. If he gets one more podium he will be tied with Mike LaRocco for third on the all time AMA Supercross podium list.
-Reed and
Windham are the only two riders this season not to finish out of the top five.

AMA Supercross Class Stats –
-First race,
February 23, 1985 and Eddie Warren won on a Kawasaki.
-This will be the 23rd time the gate will drop for an AMA Supercross L2ites race in
-Brian Swink and Ricky Carmichael are the only riders to win back to back Lites races in
-Keith Turpin and Ezra Lusk are the only riders from
Georgia to win in Atlanta.
-Yamaha won five races in a row with five different riders from 99 to 03 in

-First ever AMA Supercross Lites East Coast champion was Eddie Warren.
-Former Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites champions to go on and win the AMA Supercross championship: Carmichael, Reed, and Stewart.
-First non-American rider to win the Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites championship was Mickael Pichon from
France. Others include: Ernesto Fonseca from Costa Rica, Stephane Roncada from France, Chad Reed from Australia, and Ben Townley from New Zealand.
-In 1997, Tim Ferry won win the East Coast title without winning a single main event.

Wins by Brand in

AMA Supercross Lites Notables – Houston
-Austin Stroupe gets won his first AMA Supercross Lites race.
-In 18 seasons that Team Pro Circuit has been racing, there has only been one season where they failed to win a single Lites class race.
-Stroupe’s win was Pro Circuit’s 88th AMA Supercross Lites class win.


Former Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Champions
1985-Eddie Warren, Kawasaki
1986-Kieth Turpin, Honda
1987-Ron Tichnor, Suzuki
1988-Todd DeHoop, Suzuki
1989-Damon Bradshaw, Yamaha
1990-Denny Stephenson, Suzuki
1991-Brian Swink, Honda
1992-Brian Swink, Suzuki
1993-Doug Henry, Honda
1994-Ezra Lusk, Suzuki
1995-Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki
1996-Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki
1997-Tim Ferry, Suzuki
1998-Ricky Carmichael, Kawasaki
1999-Ernesto Fonseca, Yamaha
2000-Stephane Roncada, Yamaha
2001-Travis Pastrana, Suzuki
2002-Chad Reed, Yamaha
2003-Branden Jesseman, Suzuki
2004-James Stewart, Kawasaki
2005-Grant Langston, Kawasaki
2006-Davi Millsaps, Honda
2007-Ben Townley ,Kawasaki

Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Titles by Brand
Brand         Number of Titles      First Title             Last Title
Suzuki               8                          1987                        2003
Kawasaki           7                         1985                         2007
Honda                4                         1986                         2006
Yamaha             4                         1989                         2002


AMA Supercross Class Laps Led

Chad Reed                                 80

James Stewart                           20

Kevin Windham                          23

Grant Langston                            3

David Millsaps                             9


AMA Supercross Lites Class Laps Led

Jason Lawrence                          47

Ryan Dungey                             26

Jake Weimer                               5

Austin Stroupe                           15

Daniel Reardon                            4

Broc Hepler                                 3


Progressive Holeshot Award (AMA Supercross Class)

Grant Langston (Anaheim 1)

Mike Alessi (Phoenix)

Mike Alessi (Anaheim 2)

Tim Ferry (San Francisco)

Chad Reed (Anaheim 3)

David Millsaps (San Diego)

David Millsaps (Houston)


Progressive Holeshot Award (AMA Supercross Lites Class)

Matt Lemoine (Anaheim 1)

Jake Weimer (Phoenix)

Austin Stroupe (Anaheim 2)

Thomas Hahn (San Francisco)

Austin Stroupe (Anaheim 3)

Jason Lawrence (San Diego)

Ryan Dungey (Houston)


MMI Top Tech Award

Oscar Wirdeman (Anaheim 1)

Jeremy Hoyer (Phoenix)

Vincent Bereni (Anaheim 2)

Brian Calmu (San Francisco)

Dana Wiggins (Anaheim 3)

John Boyd (San Diego)

Pro Circuit (Houston)


USSTC Pro Privateer Challange

1.  Paul Carpenter          54 points

2.  Charles Summey       53 points

3.  Heath Voss               36 points


Asterisk Medic Card

Ryan Grantom (Anaheim 1)

Michael Willard (Phoenix)

Chris Blose (Anaheim 2)

Ryan Beat (San Francisco)

Jeff Northrop (Anaheim 3)

Kyle Cunningham (San Diego)

Ryan Grantom (Houston)


Racer X Gas Card

Cole Siebler (Anaheim 1)

Ryan Abrigo (Phoenix)

Troy Adams (Anaheim 2)

Greg Crater (San Francisco)

Kyle Mace (Anaheim 3)

Ryan Clark (San Diego)

Eric Sorby (Houston)


AMA Supercross Class Results, Houston

  1. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda

  2. Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Yamaha

  3. Tim Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki

  4. Josh Hill, Yoncalla, Calif., Yamaha

  5. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda

  6. Nathan Ramsey, Menifee, Calif., Yamaha

  7. Charles Summey, Huntersville, N.C., Yamaha

  8. Davi Millsaps, Cairo, Ga., Honda

  9. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., KTM

  10. David Vuillemin, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki

AMA Supercross Class Season Standings

  1. Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Yamaha, 169

  2. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda, 137

  3. Tim Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki, 119

  4. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 101

  5. Davi Millsaps, Cairo, Ga., Honda, 98

  6. Nathan Ramsey, Menifee, Calif., Yamaha, 85

  7. Joshua Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Yamaha, 82

  8. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., KTM, 77

  9. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 69

  10. David Vuillemin, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki, 60

Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Results, Houston

  1. Austin Stroupe, Corona, Calif., Kawasaki

  2. Jason Lawrence, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha

  3. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Honda

  4. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki

  5. Brett Metcalfe, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki

  6. Dan Reardon, Murrieta, Calif., Honda

  7. Robert Kiniry, LaFayette, N.Y., Honda

  8. Wil Hanh, Decatur, Texas, Yamaha

  9. Michael LaPaglia, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki

  10. Thomas Hahn, Alvord, Texas, Kawasaki

Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Season Standings

  1. Jason Lawrence, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha, 135

  2. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine,