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Southwick Statistical Report

Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship
Series Statistical Report

Rockstar Energy Southwick National
Moto-X 338 - Southwick, Mass. - August 27


  • Southwick serves as the only sand track in American Motocross.
  • The legendary facility has hosted an AMA Pro Motocross event since 1976.
  • The layout of Moto-X 338 is unique in that it allows for great viewing lines from nearly any portion of the track, thanks to its intimate configuration that features several out-and-backs.
  • Veteran, and local legend, John Dowd made history at Southwick in 2009 by becoming the oldest rider in history to finish on the podium. This weekend, he will continue his illustrious career at the age of 46.
  • Four different riders have secured the overall win in the 450 Class over the past four seasons, while the 250 Class hasn't seen a repeat winner since Travis Pastrana in 2001.
  • Unadilla marked just the second time in 2011 that the championship points leader in both the 450 Class and 250 Class won on the same day.
  • Seven points separate Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey atop the 450 Class standings, with Chad Reed 25 points out of the lead.
  • Ryan Villopoto's 450 Class win at Unadilla was just the 3rd of his career, putting him into a tie for 26th all-time.
  • With his second win of the season at Unadilla, Villopoto has finished on the podium in 10 of his 11 career starts.
  • Ryan Villopoto is the only rider in either class to finish on the overall podium at each round this season.
  • Justin Barcia has grabbed a holeshot in both the 450 Class and 250 Class in 2011.
  • After finishing runner-up in five of eight rounds this season, 250 Class points leader Dean Wilson broke through for his first win of the summer at Unadilla.
  • Wilson has the most points of any rider in the series across both classes, despite having the least amount of wins in either class. He also boasts the best finishing average in the series.
  • Blake Baggett boast a series-leading eight moto wins and five overall victories this season.
  • Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki has won every 250 Class moto and overall of the 2011 season.



450 Class Stats
The first race held at Southwick was June 6, 1976. Pierre Karsmakers won on a Honda. It was his final AMA Pro Motocross victory.

This will be the 33rd time the gate will drop for a 450 Class race at Southwick.

Ricky Carmichael, John Dowd, Mike Kiedrowski, Doug Henry and James Stewart have won at

Southwick in both classes. Ryan Villopoto and Justin Barcia will look to join this group on Saturday.

Ricky Carmichael won eight consecutive races at Southwick from 2000 to 2007.

Honda has swept Southwick in both the 450 and 250 classes four times, while Yamaha has done it twice. Kawasaki did it once in 2008.

Four riders have earned their final-career AMA Pro Motocross victory at Southwick.

Wins by brand at Southwick
Honda - 14
Suzuki - 7
Kawasaki - 6
Yamaha - 5

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

First time winners at Southwick
Matt Goerke, 2009 - Yamaha
Jeff Emig, 1995 - Yamaha

Riders to win at Southwick in both classes
Ricky Carmichael
John Dowd
Doug Henry
Mike Kiedrowski
James Stewart

Brand Sweeps at Southwick
Yamaha: Bob Hannah, Broc Glover - 1978
Honda: Rick Johnson, Micky Dymond - 1987
Honda: Jeff Stanton, Jeff Ward - 1989
Honda: Jeff Stanton, Jean-Michel Bayle - 1990
Honda: Jeremy McGrath, Steve Lamson - 1996
Yamaha: Doug Henry, John Dowd - 1998
Kawasaki: James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto - 2008

Riders to Grab Final Career Wins at Southwick
Ezra Lusk - 1999
Jeff Stanton - 1992
Marty Smith - 1977
Pierre Karsmakers - 1976

2011 Stats

450 Class Point Standings - After 9 of 12 rounds
Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki - 391
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki - 384
Chad Reed, Kurri Kurri, Australia, Honda - 366
Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki - 262
Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., KTM - 210
Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., KTM - 196
Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, La., Honda - 193
Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki - 190
Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha - 173
Tommy Hahn, Great Bend, Kan., Yamaha - 140

Overall Wins
Chad Reed - 4
Ryan Dungey - 3
Ryan Villopoto - 2

Moto Wins
Chad Reed - 7
Ryan Villopoto - 7
Ryan Dungey - 4

Overall Wins by Brand
Honda - 4
Suzuki - 3
Kawasaki - 2

Laps Led (total)
Ryan Villopoto - 123
Chad Reed - 69
Ryan Dungey - 59
Mike Alessi - 12
Christian Craig - 10
Justin Barcia - 6
Davi Millsaps - 6
Kevin Windham - 6
Total: 291

Holeshot Winners (total)
Ryan Villopoto - 4
Chad Reed - 3
Mike Alessi - 2
Christian Craig - 2
Ryan Dungey - 2
Jake Weimer - 2
Justin Barcia - 1
Brett Metcalfe - 1
Kevin Windham - 1

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 9 motos)
Ryan Villopoto - 2.4
Ryan Dungey - 3.1
Chad Reed - 3.3
Brett Metcalfe - 7.0
Mike Alessi - 7.6

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 9 motos)
Ryan Dungey - 3.1
Ryan Villopoto - 5.8
Chad Reed - 6.0
Davi Millsaps - 7.8
Mike Alessi - 9.0


250 Class Stats

The first 250 Class race held at Southwick was on May 7, 1978. Broc Glover won on a Yamaha.

This will be the 28th time the gate will drop for a 250 Class race at Southwick.

Only three riders have won back-to-back races at Southwick: Doug Henry (93-94), Steve Lamson (95-96) and Travis Pastrana (00-01).

Kawasaki has won five of the last seven races at Southwick, each with a different rider.

The 250 Class has welcomed 10 different winners over the last 10 years.

John Dowd won at Southwick in the 250 Class in 1998, one year after claiming the overall in the 450 Class.

Wins by brand at Southwick
Honda - 10
Kawasaki - 8
Yamaha - 5
Suzuki - 4

Last win by brand at Southwick
Kawasaki - 2010
Honda - 2009
Yamaha - 2003
Suzuki - 2002

First time winners at Southwick
Justin Barcia, 2009 - Honda
Craig Anderson, 2003 - Yamaha
Danny Smith, 2002 - Suzuki
Travis Pastrana, 2000 - Suzuki
Keith Bowen, 1986 - Yamaha


2011 Stats

250 Class Point Standings - After 9 of 12 rounds
Dean Wilson, Glasgow, Scotland, Kawasaki - 396
Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki - 371
Tyla Rattray, Durban, South Africa, Kawasaki - 353
Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Yamaha - 264
Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda - 239
Gareth Swanepoel, Johannesburg, South Africa, Yamaha - 200
Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki - 195
Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., Honda - 181
Martin Davalos, Quito, Ecuador, Suzuki - 175
Darryn Durham, Butler, Pa., Honda - 148

Overall Wins
Blake Baggett - 5
Tyla Rattray - 3
Dean Wilson - 1

Moto Wins
Blake Baggett - 8
Dean Wilson - 7
Tyla Rattray - 3

Overall Wins by Brand
Kawasaki -9

Laps Led (total)
Dean Wilson - 105
Blake Baggett - 79
Tyla Rattray - 48
Justin Barcia - 24
Darryn Durham - 11
Ryan Sipes - 9
Eli Tomac - 4
Jimmy DeCotis - 2
Gareth Swanepoel - 2
Kyle Cunningham - 1
Nico Izzi - 1
Total: 287

Holeshot Winners (total)
Justin Barcia - 7
Kyle Cunningham - 2
Dean Wilson - 2
Gannon Audette - 1
Blake Baggett - 1
Jimmy DeCotis - 1
Wil Hahn - 1
Tyla Rattray - 1
Malcolm Stewart - 1
Gareth Swanepoel -1

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 9 motos)
Dean Wilson - 2.3
Blake Baggett - 3.4
Tyla Rattray - 4.6
Eli Tomac - 7.3
Kyle Cunningham - 8.0

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 9 motos)
Dean Wilson - 4.6
Tyla Rattray - 6.1
Justin Barcia - 6.7
Blake Baggett - 7.6
Kyle Cunningham - 9.2


Past Winners
MOTO-X 338
Southwick, Mass.


450 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
August 28, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
August 29, 2009 / Matt Goerke, Lake Helen, FL / Yamaha
August 24, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
June 10, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
June 11, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
June 12, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
June 13, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
June 8, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
June 9, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
June 10, 2001 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 11, 2000 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 13, 1999 / Ezra Lusk, Bainbridge, GA / Honda
June 14, 1998 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Yamaha
June 22, 1997 / John Dowd, Chicopee, MA / Yamaha
June 23, 1996 / Jeremy McGrath, Menifee, CA / Honda
June 25, 1995 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Yamaha
June 26, 1994 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Kawasaki
May 2, 1993 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
May 17, 1992 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
August 4, 1991 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
July 22, 1990 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
May 21, 1989 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
May 22, 1988 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
May 17, 1987 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
May 18, 1986 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
May 16, 1982 / Donnie Hansen, Canyon Country, CA / Honda
May 17, 1981 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
May 18, 1980 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
May 20, 1979 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
May 7, 1978 / Bob Hannah, Whittier, CA / Yamaha
May 1, 1977 / Marty Smith, San Diego, CA / Honda
June 6, 1976 / Pierre Karsmakers, Holland / Honda

250 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
August 28, 2010 / Tyla Rattray, South Africa / Kawasaki
August 29, 2009 / Justin Barcia, Monroe, NY / Honda
August 24, 2008 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
June 10, 2007 / Ben Townley, New Zealand / Kawasaki
June 11, 2006 / Andrew Short, Murrieta, CA / Honda
June 12, 2005 / Grant Langston, South Africa / Kawasaki
June 13, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
June 8, 2003 / Craig Anderson, Corona, CA / Yamaha
June 9, 2002 / Danny Smith, Middleton, ID / Suzuki
June 10, 2001 / Travis Pastrana, Annapolis, MD / Suzuki
June 11, 2000 / Travis Pastrana, Annapolis, MD / Suzuki
June 13, 1999 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 14, 1998 / John Dowd, Chicopee, MA / Yamaha
June 22, 1997 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 23, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
June 25, 1995 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
June 26, 1994 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Honda
May 2, 1993 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Honda
May 17, 1992 / Larry Ward, Society Hill, SC / Suzuki
August 4, 1991 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 22, 1990 / Jean-Michel Bayle, France / Honda
May 21, 1989 / Larry Ward, Society Hill, SC / Honda
May 22, 1988 / George Holland, Kerman, CA / Honda
May 17, 1987 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda
May 18, 1986 / Keith Bowen, Auburn Hills, CA / Yamaha
May 18, 1980 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
May 7, 1978 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha

500cc Motocross
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
May 16, 1982 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
May 17, 1981 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
May 20, 1979 / Danny LaPorte, Yucca Valley, CA / Suzuki

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