Supercross Class Stats: Las Vegas The first race was held March 17, 1990, and Jeff Matiasevich won on a Kawasaki
This will be the 21st time the gate will drop for a Supercross class race at Sam Boyd Stadium
First time winners in Las Vegas: Jeff Matiasevich (1990); Mike LaRocco (1991); Jeff Emig (1995)
McGrath has a combined seven wins in Las Vegas; three Lites class wins and four Supercross class wins
From 1993-2002, Jeremy McGrath competed in 155 of the 156 Supercross class races held; the only race he missed was in Las Vegas
From 1996-2002, McGrath made 110 consecutive starts, and Chad Reed had made 116 starts from 2003 to 2010
In 1997, Doug Henry made history when he won the Supercross class race in Las Vegas on a Yamaha four-stroke, marking the first-time a four-stroke motorcycle won a Supercross class main event
Supercross Class Wins by Brand in Las Vegas Yamaha (8) Honda (5) Kawasaki (5) Suzuki (2)
Supercross Class Recap from Salt Lake City Ryan Villopoto earned his sixth win of the season and the 15th of his career; he is now one-race shy of tying Jean-Michael Bayle for 11th on the all-time win list
Chad Reed made his 140th career Supercross class start and finished second, marking his 113th career podium finish
Ryan Dungey finished third, marking his 12th podium finish of the season and his 15th top-five finish
Andrew Short earned his third top-five finish of the season with a fourth place
James Stewart finished 10th and is now 23 points behind Villopoto
Kevin Windham finished sixth. If he starts one more race, he will finish his fifth consecutive full season which also marks the 16th season of his career
Jake Weimer finished seventh in his Supercross class debut after being hurt for the first 15 races of the season
David Millsaps earned his fourth top-five finish with a fifth place
Supercross Class “What Ifs” If Ryan Villopoto wins, it will be his first Supercross class championship and Kawasaki's seventh Supercross class championship: ‘76; ‘85, '87; '97; '01, '07, '11?
Kawasaki will become the first brand in Supercross class history to win a championship in five different decades
If Chad Reed wins, it will be his third Supercross class championship. '04, '08, '11?
If Reed wins, it will be Honda's 16th Supercross class championship: '82-'84, '86, '88-'96, '02-'03, '11?
If Reed wins, It would be Honda’s first championship since 2003
If Reed wins, he would join Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart as riders to win a Supercross title on two brands; Carmichael won a title on three brands
If Ryan Dungey wins, it will be his second Supercross title. '10;'11?
It Dungey wins, it will be Suzuki's fifth Supercross class title
If Dungey wins, he would join Bob Hannah, Jeff Stanton, McGrath, and Carmichael as the only racers to win the Supercross championship back-to-back
Supercross Lites Class Stats: Las Vegas The first race was held March 17, 1990, and Jeremy McGrath won on a Kawasaki
This is the 21st time the gate will drop for a Supercross Lites race in Las Vegas
In 1995, the Las Vegas season finale became the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout
In 13 shootout races the Eastern Region has won seven and the Western Region has won eight
Since the shootout started in 1995, the newly crowned Lites class champion has gone on to win the shootout seven times: Windham (1997); Carmichael (1998); Ramsey (1999); Stewart (2004); Dungey (2007), Pourcel (2009); Weimer (2010)
Supercross Lites Wins by Brand in Las Vegas Kawasaki (9) Suzuki (6) Honda (3) Yamaha (2)
Supercross Lites Class Recap from Salt Lake City (Western Region) Eli Tomac earned his second win of the season
Honda now has seven wins this year; Kawasaki has eight, and Yamaha has one.
The last time that Honda won the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout was in 2006, can Eli Tomac or Justin Barcia bring home the win this year?
Broc Tickle leads Tomac by two points in the championship
Supercross Lites Class Recap from St. Louis (Eastern Region) Barcia earned his third win of the season in St. Louis
MMI Top Tech Award Pro Circuit Kawasaki (Anaheim 1) Rene Zapapa (Phoenix) Brent Presnell (Los Angeles) Brian Kranz (Oakland) Derrick Brush (Anaheim 2) Brent Presnell (Houston) Brian Clama (San Diego) Glenn Dempsey (Atlanta) N/A (Daytona) Scott Adkins (Indianapolis) Mike Tomlin (Jacksonville) Gus Decker/Ted Parks (Toronto) Brent Presnell (Arlington) Oscar Wirdeman (St. Louis) Nick Hoffman (Seattle) Carlos Rivera (Salt Lake City)
Asterisk Medic Card Parker Eckman (Anaheim 1) Gared Steinke (Phoenix) Bruce Rutherford (Los Angeles) Ivo Monticelli (Oakland) Tommy Weeck (Anaheim 2) Justin Sipes (Houston) Ivo Monticelli (San Diego) Tyler Bright (Atlanta) Ricky Renner (Daytona) Justin Sipes (Indianapolis) Killy Rusk (Jacksonville) Tyler Bright (Toronto) Kerry Moore (Arlington) AJ Catanzaro (St. Louis) Alex Ray (Seattle) Ryan Smith (Salt Lake City)