First race December 4, 1976 and Marty Smith won on a Honda.
This race marks the 50th time the gate will drop for an AMA Supercross class race in Anaheim.
Since 2001 Anaheim has hosted 3 AMA Supercross class races
Anaheim now holds the record for most AMA Supercross class races held.
AMA Supercross Class Wins by Brand in Anaheim
Chad Reed joins James Stewart as the only riders to sweep Anaheim since Angle Stadium began hosting 3 races.
First Time Winners in Anaheim
1979, Kent Howerton
1982, Donnie Hansen
1983, David Bailey
1984, Johnny O'Mara
1990, Damon Bradshaw
1993, Jeremy McGrath
2003, Chad Reed
2009, Josh Grant
Chad Reed will be going for his 7th win in Anaheim
In 2002, Ricky Carmichael finished 21st at Anaheim 1 and fought back to win the AMA Supercross class championship. He is the first rider in history to accomplish this.
In 1997, Jeff Emig finished 6th and in 1999 Jeremy McGrath finished 7th at the opening race of the year. Both riders came back to win that championship.
AMA Supercross Class Notables From Phoenix
James Stewart earned his 26th AMA Supercross class win of his career. One more win and he will tie Bob Hannah for 5th on the all time AMA Supercross win list.
James Stewart became the first rider to win Phoenix in 3 consecutive seasons.
James Stewart became the 20th different racer to win an AMA Supercross on a Yamaha.
James Stewart became the 13th different racer to win an AMA Supercross race on 2 brands. Four of those riders have won on 3 different brands, Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael, Ezra Lusk, and Mike LaRocco.
Chad Reed now has 88 AMA Supercross career podium finishes and is 2nd on the all-time AMA Supercross class podium list.
AMA Supercross Lites Class Stats in Anaheim
The first race was February 2, 1985 and Mike Healy won on a Suzuki.
This will be the 41st time the gate will drop for an AMA Supercross Lites race in Anaheim.
AMA Supercross Lites Class Wins by Brand in Anaheim
AMA Supercross Lites Class Notables From Phoenix
Ryan Dungey earned his first Lites win of the year.
Ivan Tedesco is the last rider to win the first two races of the Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites championship.
Defending Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites champion Jason Lawrence is 10th in the points standings with 6 races to go.
AMA Supercross Laps Led
James Stewart 20
Josh Grant 14
Chad Reed 5
AMA Supercross Lites Class Laps Led
Jake Weimer 19
Ryan Dungey 9
Daniel Reardon 2
Holeshot Award (AMA Supercross Class)
James Stewart (Anaheim 1)
Josh Grant (Phoenix)
Holeshot Award (AMA Supercross Lites Class)
Daniel Reardon (Anaheim 1)
Jake Weimer (Phoenix)
MMI Top Tech Award
Mark Valcore (Anaheim 1)
Rich Simmons (Phoenix)
US Smokeless Tobacco Company Pro Privateer Challenge
1. Heath Voss 14
2. Ben Coisy 13
3. Paul Carpenter 11
Asterisk Medic Card
Cole Seely (Anaheim 1)
Derek Costella (Phoenix)
Racer X Gas Card
Jacob Marsack (Anaheim 1)
Sean Hamblin (Phoenix)
AMA Supercross Class Results, Phoenix
AMA Supercross Class Season Standings
Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Results, Phoenix
Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Season Standings