RedBud Statistical Report

July 1, 2011 5:00pm

Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship
Series Statistical Report

Rockstar Energy RedBud National
RedBud - Buchanan, Mich. - July 2

  • RedBud is the site of the largest obstacle in American Motocross. LaRocco's Leap, named for former championship rider and local hero Mike LaRocco, is a 120-foot uphill triple jump. The iconic obstacle celebrates 20 years of existence this weekend.
  • RedBud has hosted a national during the 4th of July holiday weekend since 1978.
  • Ryan Dungey's 450 Class win at Thunder Valley was the 11th of his career, putting him into a tie with Mike LaRocco and Gary Jones for 11th all-time.
  • With a runner-up finish at Thunder Valley, Ryan Villopoto has finished on the podium in six of his seven career starts.
  • Three overall victories this season have been decided by a second moto tiebreaker - Chad Reed at Hangtown and Budds Creek, and Ryan Dungey at Thunder Valley.
  • Thunder Valley marked the first time in 2011 that Chad Reed did not win the second moto.
  • Chad Reed and Ryan Villopoto are the only two riders in either class to finish on the overall podium at each round.
  • The points lead in the 250 Class has changed hands three times this season amongst three riders - Dean Wilson, Tyla Rattray and Blake Baggett.
  • Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki has won every 250 Class moto and overall of the 2011 season.

450 Class Stats

  • The first Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship race held at RedBud was July 28th, 1974. Kenny Zahrt won on a Bultaco, marking the last AMA Motocross win for that manufacturer.
  • This race marks the 31st time the gate will drop at RedBud for a Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship premier class race.
  • Marty Tripes won his last Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship race at RedBud in 1979.
  • Jeff Ward won at RedBud on 125cc, 250cc, and 500cc bikes.
  • In 30 years, only one international rider has won the premier class at RedBud - Sebastien Tortelli in 2000.
  • With three 250 Class wins, Ryan Villopoto is undefeated at RedBud. Saturday will mark his 450 Class debut at the track. He will look to become the sixth rider in history to win in both classes at RedBud.

First time winners at RedBud
Kenny Zahrt, 1974 - Bultaco
Steve Wise, 1980 - Honda
Mike Kiedrowski, 1992 - Kawasaki
Josh Grant, 2009 - Yamaha

Wins by brand at RedBud
Honda - 10
Kawasaki - 8
Suzuki - 6
Yamaha - 5
Bultaco - 1

Last win by brand at RedBud
Suzuki - 2010
Yamaha - 2009
Kawasaki - 2008
Honda - 2004

Riders to win RedBud in both classes
James Stewart
Ricky Carmichael
Jeff Emig
Mike Kiedrowski
Jeff Ward

Brand Sweeps at RedBud
Kawasaki; James Stewart and Ryan Villopoto - 2008
Kawasaki; Jeff Emig and Ricky Carmichael - 1998
Yamaha; John Dowd and Kevin Windham - 1997
Honda; Jeremy McGrath and Steve Lamson - 1995
Honda; Jeff Stanton and George Holland - 1989
Honda; Rick Johnson and Ron Lechien - 1985
Honda; David Bailey and Johnny O'Mara - 1983

2011 Stats

450 Class Point Standings - After 5 of 12 rounds

  1. Chad Reed, Kurri Kurri, Australia, Honda - 223
  2. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki - 215
  3. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki - 202
  4. Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, La., Honda - 148
  5. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha - 145
  6. Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki - 144
  7. Ricky Dietrich, Snohomish, Wash., Yamaha - 109
  8. Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., KTM - 102
  9. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki - 100
  10. Christian Craig, El Cajon, Calif., Honda - 97

Overall Wins
Chad Reed - 3
Ryan Dungey - 1
Ryan Villopoto - 1

Moto Wins
Chad Reed - 5
Ryan Villopoto - 3
Ryan Dungey - 2

Overall Wins by Brand
Honda - 3
Kawasaki - 1
Suzuki - 1

Laps Led (total)
Ryan Villopoto - 51
Chad Reed - 43
Ryan Dungey - 40
Mike Alessi - 10
Christian Craig - 10
Kevin Windham - 6
Total: 160

Holeshot Winners (total)
Mike Alessi - 2
Christian Craig - 2
Chad Reed - 2
Ryan Dungey - 1
Brett Metcalfe - 1
Ryan Villopoto - 1
Kevin Windham - 1

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 5 motos)
Chad Reed - 2.1
Ryan Villopoto - 2.4
Ryan Dungey - 4.2
Brett Metcalfe - 6.8
Kevin Windham - 7.4

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)
Chad Reed - 3.2
Ryan Dungey - 3.3
Ryan Villopoto - 4.6
Kevin Windham - 6.5
Mike Alessi - 8.0

 

250 Class Stats

  • The first 250 Class race held at RedBud was May 23, 1976. Bob Hannah won on a Yamaha.
  • This race marks the 32nd time the gate will drop at RedBud for a 250 Class race.
  • Ryan Villopoto and Jeff Emig are the only two riders to win three in-a-row at RedBud.
  • Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Steve Lamson, Jeff Emig, Mickey Dymond, Mark Barnett, and Ryan Villopoto all won back-to-back events at RedBud.
  • Trey Canard's inaugural victory last year at RedBud ended a 13-year drought for Honda at the track, while also ending Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's five-year winning streak.
  • No rider in the 250 Class field has ever won at RedBud.

First time winners at RedBud
Jeff Emig, 1992 - Yamaha
Trey Canard, 2010 - Honda

Wins by brand at RedBud
Kawasaki - 11
Honda - 9
Yamaha - 8
Suzuki - 3

Last win by brand at RedBud
Honda - 2010
Kawasaki - 2009
Yamaha - 2004
Suzuki - 1990

2011 Stats

250 Class Point Standings - After 5 of 12 rounds

  1. Dean Wilson, Glasgow, Scotland, Kawasaki - 214
  2. Tyla Rattray, Durban, South Africa, Kawasaki - 206
  3. Blake Baggett, Redlands, Calif., Kawasaki - 194
  4. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda - 176
  5. Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda - 137
  6. Kyle Cunningham, Irving, Texas, Yamaha - 127
  7. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki - 113
  8. Gareth Swanepoel, Johannesburg, South Africa, Yamaha - 106
  9. Darryn Durham, Butler, Pa., Honda - 94
  10. Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda - 89

Overall Wins
Blake Baggett - 3
Tyla Rattray - 2

Moto Wins
Blake Baggett - 5
Dean Wilson - 3
Tyla Rattray - 2

Overall Wins by Brand
Kawasaki - 5

Laps Led (total)
Blake Baggett - 44Dean Wilson - 43
Tyla Rattray - 33
Justin Barcia - 21
Darryn Durham - 11
Eli Tomac - 4
Nico Izzi - 1
Total: 157

Holeshot Winners (total)
Justin Barcia - 5
Gannon Audette - 1
Blake Baggett - 1
Tyla Rattray - 1
Malcolm Stewart - 1
Dean Wilson - 1

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 5 motos)
Dean Wilson - 2.6
Tyla Rattray - 2.8
Eli Tomac - 4.3
Blake Baggett - 4.4
Justin Barcia - 7.9

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)
Tyla Rattray - 5.1
Dean Wilson - 5.4
Justin Barcia - 7.5
Blake Baggett - 8.0
Eli Tomac - 8.3

 

Past Winners

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450 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 3, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
July 4, 2009 / Josh Grant, Riverside, CA / Yamaha
July 6, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 1, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
July 2, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
July 3, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
July 4, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 6, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 7, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 1, 2001 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
July 2, 2000 / Sebastien Tortelli, France / Honda
July 4, 1999 / Kevin Windham, Ethel, LA / Honda
July 5, 1998 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki
July 6, 1997 / John Dowd, Chicopee, MA / Yamaha
July 7, 1996 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki
July 2, 1995 / Jeremy McGrath, Murrieta, CA / Honda
July 3, 1994 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 4, 1993 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 5, 1992 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 7, 1991 / Damon Bradshaw, Mooresville, NC / Yamaha
July 8, 1990 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki
July 2, 1989 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
July 7, 1985 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 1, 1984 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
July 3, 1983 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda
June 1, 1980 / Steve Wise, Pharr, TX / Honda
July 1, 1979 / Marty Tripes, Santee, TX / Honda
July 2, 1978 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
May 22, 1977 / Tony DiStefano, Morrisville, PA / Suzuki
April 28, 1974 / Ken Zahrt, Woodland Hills, CA / Bultaco

250 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
July 3, 2010 / Trey Canard, Shawnee, OK / Honda
July 4, 2009 / Jake Weimer, Rupert, ID / Kawasaki
July 6, 2008 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
July 1, 2007 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
July 2, 2006 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
July 3, 2005 / Grant Langston, South Africa / Kawasaki
July 4, 2004 / Michael Brown, Johnson City, TN / Yamaha
July 6, 2003 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 7, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 1, 2001 / Larry Ward, Florence, SD / Yamaha
July 2, 2000 / Stephane Roncada, France / Yamaha
July 4, 1999 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
July 5, 1998 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
July 6, 1997 / Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, LA / Yamaha
July 7, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
July 2, 1995 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
July 3, 1994 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Yamaha
July 4, 1993 / Jeff Emig, Highland Ranch, CA / Yamaha
July 5, 1992 / Jeff Emig, Highland Ranch, CA / Yamaha
July 7, 1991 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 8, 1990 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki
July 2, 1989 / George Holland, Kerman, CA / Honda
July 3, 1988 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Honda
July 5, 1987 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda
July 6, 1986 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda
July 7, 1985 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 1, 1984 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
July 3, 1983 / Johnny O'Mara, Simi Valley, CA / Honda
July 4, 1982 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki
July 5, 1981 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki
May 23, 1976 / Bob Hannah, Whittier, CA / Yamaha

500cc Motocross
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
July 3, 1988 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
July 5, 1987 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 6, 1986 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 7, 1985 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
July 1, 1984 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda
July 3, 1983 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
July 4, 1982 / Danny Chandler, Foresthill, CA / Honda
July 5, 1981 / Chuck Sun, Sherwood, OR / Honda
June 1, 1980 / Denny Swartz, Marietta, OH / Maico
July 1, 1979 / Danny LaPorte, Yucca Valley, CA / Suzuki
July 2, 1978 / Rick Burgett, Sandy, OR / Yamaha
April 28, 1974 / Mike Hartwig, Hadley, MI / Yamaha