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Steel City Statistical Report

Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship
Series Statistical Report
Steel City Motocross National
Steel City Raceway - Delmont, Pa. - September 3

  • Steel City Raceway is the second of two rounds held in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • The renowned facility has hosted an AMA Pro Motocross event since 1989. It has taken place on Labor Day Weekend since 1993.
  • Steel City Raceway is one of the most picturesque tracks on the circuit, and features one of the most technically challenging layouts of the 12 national events.
  • Brett Metcalfe became the 60th different 450 Class winner in AMA Pro Motocross history. Ironically, Metcalfe has never won a moto in his career.
  • Metcalfe is the ninth international winner in the 450 Class, and just the second from Australia.
  • Eight points separate Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey atop the 450 Class standings.
  • Ryan Dungey's improvement of 32 positions in the second 450 Class moto from Southwick was the most of any rider in 2011.
  • With a runner-up finish at Southwick, Villopoto has finished on the podium in 11 of his 12 career starts.
  • Villopoto is the only rider in either class to finish on the overall podium at each round this season.
  • Justin Barcia's first moto wins in both the 250 Class and 450 Class have come at Southwick.
  • 250 Class points leader Dean Wilson has finish second overall in six of 10 rounds this season.
  • Wilson has the most points of any rider in the series across both classes, despite having the least amount of wins in either division. 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.
  • After winning the first 18 motos of the season, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's winning streak was broken at Southwick, when Gareth Swanepoel garnered his first career moto win for DNA Shred Stix/Star Racing Yamaha. However, Pro Circuit has still won the overall at all 10 rounds.



450 Class Stats
The first 450 Class race held at Steel City Raceway was September 4, 1994. Mike LaRocco won on a Kawasaki.

This will be the 18th time the gate will drop for a 450 Class race at Steel City Raceway.
Ricky Carmichael, Kevin Windham, Jeff Emig and James Stewart have won at Steel City Raceway in both classes. Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey will look to join that group.

Ricky Carmichael won five consecutive races at Steel City Raceway from 2002 to 2006.

From 1989-1993, Steel City Raceway hosted the 500cc National Championship. Kawasaki won all five races, with Jeff Ward winning four of them from 1989-1992.

Suzuki, Kawasaki and Honda have all swept Steel City Raceway in both the 450 and 250 classes twice.

Kawasaki is the winningest manufacturer at Steel City Raceway, boasting six victories.

Only Grant Langston and Tommy Hahn have captured their first-career wins at Steel City Raceway.

Kevin Windham's win at Steel City Raceway last season came nine seasons after his inaugural victory at the track in 2001. He was the first repeat winner at the track since Ricky Carmichael.

Wins by brand at Steel City Raceway
Kawasaki - 6
Honda - 5
Suzuki - 4
Yamaha - 2

Last win by brand at Steel City Raceway
Honda - 2010
Kawasaki - 2009
Yamaha - 2007
Suzuki - 2006

First Time Winners at Steel City Raceway
Grant Langston, 2007 - Yamaha
Tommy Hahn, 2008 - Kawasaki

Riders to win Steel City Raceway in both classes
James Stewart
Ricky Carmichael
Kevin Windham
Jeff Emig

Brand Sweeps at Steel City Raceway
Kawasaki: Mike LaRocco, Robbie Reynard - 1994
Honda: Jeremy McGrath, Steve Lamson - 1995
Suzuki: Ricky Carmichael, Broc Hepler - 2005, 2006
Kawasaki: Tommy Hahn, Christophe Pourcel - 2009
Honda: Kevin Windham, Trey Canard - 2010

2011 Stats

450 Class Point Standings - After 10 of 12 rounds
Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki - 431
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki - 423
Chad Reed, Kurri Kurri, Australia, Honda - 366
Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki - 304
Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., KTM - 243
Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki - 221
Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., KTM - 196
Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, La., Honda - 193
Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha - 173
Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Yamaha - 163

Overall Wins
Chad Reed - 4
Ryan Dungey - 3
Ryan Villopoto - 2
Brett Metcalfe - 1

Moto Wins
Chad Reed - 7
Ryan Villopoto - 7
Ryan Dungey - 5
Justin Barcia - 1

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

Laps Led (total)
Ryan Villopoto - 123
Ryan Dungey - 76
Chad Reed - 69
Justin Barcia - 21
Mike Alessi - 12
Christian Craig - 10
Davi Millsaps - 6
Kevin Windham - 6
Total: 323


250 Class Stats
The first race was held at Steel City Raceway on October 1, 1989. Jeff Matiasevich won on a Kawasaki.

This will be the 23rd time the gate will drop at Steel City Raceway for a 250 Class race.

Three riders have won back-to-back races at Steel City Raceway: Robbie Reynard (93-94),

Kevin Windham (96-97), and Broc Hepler (05-06). James Stewart won three in a row (2002-2004).

Robbie Reynard and James Stewart are the winningest riders at Steel City Raceway, with three victories each.

Suzuki has won three of the last six races at Steel City Raceway. Kawasaki has won two of the last four.

Steel City Raceway has not had a repeat winner in the 250 Class since Broc Hepler in 2006. With Trey Canard now competing in the 450 Class, that trend will continue.

Wins by brand at Steel City Raceway
Kawasaki - 10
Suzuki - 6
Honda - 3
Yamaha - 3

Last win by brand at Steel City Raceway
Honda - 2010
Kawasaki - 2009
Suzuki - 2008
Yamaha - 1997

First time winners at Steel City Raceway
Jeff Matiasevich, 1989 - Kawasaki

2011 Stats

250 Class Point Standings - After 10 of 12 rounds
Dean Wilson, Glasgow, Scotland, Kawasaki - 438
Tyla Rattray, Durban, South Africa, Kawasaki - 400
Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki - 398
Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Yamaha - 264
Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda - 246
Gareth Swanepoel, Johannesburg, South Africa, Yamaha - 241
Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki - 220
Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., Honda - 181
Martin Davalos, Quito, Ecuador, Suzuki - 175
Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., Honda - 170

Overall Wins
Blake Baggett - 5
Tyla Rattray - 4
Dean Wilson - 1

Moto Wins
Blake Baggett - 8
Dean Wilson - 7
Tyla Rattray - 4
Gareth Swanepoel - 1

Overall Wins by Brand
Kawasaki - 10

Laps Led (total)
Dean Wilson - 105
Blake Baggett - 79
Tyla Rattray - 66
Justin Barcia - 24
Gareth Swanepoel - 13
Darryn Durham - 11
Ryan Sipes - 9
Eli Tomac - 4
Alex Martin - 3
Jimmy DeCotis - 2
Kyle Cunningham - 1
Nico Izzi - 1
Total: 319

Past Winners
STEEL CITY RACEWAY
Delmont, Pa.

450 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
September 4, 2010 / Kevin Windham, Centreville, MS / Honda
September 5, 2009 / Tommy Hahn, Decatur, TX / Kawasaki
August 31, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
August 26, 2007 / Grant Langston, South Africa / Yamaha
September 3, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
September 4, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
September 5, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
August 31, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
September 1, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
September 2, 2001 / Kevin Windham, Centreville, MS / Suzuki
September 3, 2000 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
September 5, 1999 / Greg Albertyn, South Africa / Suzuki
September 6, 1998 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Yamaha
August 31, 1997 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki
September 1, 1996 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki
September 3, 1995 / Jeremy McGrath, Murrieta, CA / Honda
September 4, 1994 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Kawasaki

250 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
September 4, 2010 / Trey Canard, Shawnee, OK / Honda
September 5, 2009 / Christophe Pourcel, France / Kawasaki
August 31, 2008 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
August 26, 2007 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
September 3, 2006 / Broc Hepler, Kittanning, PA / Suzuki
September 4, 2005 / Broc Hepler, Kittanning, PA / Suzuki
September 5, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
August 31, 2003 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
September 1, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
September 2, 2001 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
September 3, 2000 / Travis Pastrana, Annapolis, MD / Suzuki
September 5, 1999 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
September 6, 1998 / Robbie Reynard, Norman, OK / Suzuki
August 31, 1997 / Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, LA / Yamaha
September 1, 1996 / Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, LA / Yamaha
September 3, 1995 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
September 4, 1994 / Robbie Reynard, Moore, OK / Kawasaki
September 5, 1993 / Robbie Reynard, Moore, OK / Kawasaki
September 27, 1992 / Jeff Emig, Highland, CA / Yamaha
September 29, 1991 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki
September 30, 1990 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Honda
October 1, 1989 / Jeff Matiasevich, La Habra, CA / Kawasaki

500cc Motocross
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
September 5, 1993 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
September 27, 1992 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki
September 29, 1991 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki
September 30, 1990 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki
October 1, 1989 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki

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