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RedBud Statistical Report

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series Statistical Report
Red Bull RedBud National

RedBud USA - Buchanan, Mich. - June 16

  • This is the 39th running of the RedBud National.
  • 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 has been giving riders big air for over two decades.
  • RedBud has hosted a national during the 4th of July holiday weekend since 1978.
  • Ricky Carmichael captured seven consecutive wins in the 450 Class at RedBud on three different brands of motorcycles.
  • The 450 Class has not had a repeat winner at RedBud in five seasons, while the 250 Class has not had a repeat winner in four seasons.
  • Four of the five OEM's have won at RedBud over the last four seasons in the 450 Class. Ryan Dungey will look to make it five manufacturers in five years with KTM.
  • Only two foreign-born riders have won at RedBud in both the 450 (Chad Reed and Sebastien Tortelli) and 250 (Grant Langston and Stephane Roncada) classes.
  • Every 450 Class victory in 2012 has been achieved by sweeping both motos.
  • Ryan Dungey has won 31 of the 58 motos he's entered in his 450 Class career (53%), claiming the overall in 17 of 29 races (58%).
  • Through his first 29 career 450 Class races, Ricky Carmichael captured 21 overall victories. Ryan Dungey has claimed 17 wins in his first 29 starts and already sits sixth on the all-time wins list, just one behind Stewart and Kent Howerton.
  • Carmichael also earned 1,275 career points through the first 29 races of his 450 Class career, while Dungey has amassed 1,293 over that same span.
  • Dungey is the only rider in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship to finish on the podium in every moto. His worst result was third in the first moto of the season.
  • With seven career wins, Blake Baggett has more victories that any other active rider in the 250 Class. That's tied for 18th on the all-time wins list.
  • Wil Hahn leads all competitors in passing an average of 7.5 riders a moto.

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 Pro Motocross win for that manufacturer.
  • This race marks the 32nd time the gate will drop at RedBud for a Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship race in the premier class.
  • Marty Tripes won his last Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship race at RedBud in 1979.
  • Jeff Ward won at RedBud on 125cc, 250cc, and 500cc bikes.
  • Ricky Carmichael has won at RedBud on three brands of motorcycles - Kawasaki, Honda, and Suzuki.
  • Chad Reed became just the second international 450 Class winner at RedBud last season.

Wins by brand at RedBud
Honda - 11
Kawasaki - 8
Suzuki - 6

Yamaha - 5
Bultaco - 1

 

Last win by brand at RedBud
Honda - 2011

Suzuki - 2010

Yamaha - 2009

Kawasaki - 2008

 

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

Josh Grant, 2009 - Yamaha

 

Riders to win at 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

 

2012 Current Stats

 

450 Class Point Standings - After 5 of 12 rounds

  1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 236
  2. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 182
  3. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki, 179
  4. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 154
  5. Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki, 142
  6. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki, 134
  7. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki, 116
  8. Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Kawasaki, 111
  9. Nico Izzi, Rochester, Mich., Yamaha, 95
  10. Justin Brayton, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, Honda, 93

Overall Wins

Ryan Dungey - 3

James Stewart - 2

 

Moto Wins

Ryan Dungey - 6

James Stewart - 4

 

Overall Wins by Brand

KTM - 3

Suzuki - 2

 

Laps Led (total)

Ryan Dungey - 79

James Stewart - 68

Mike Alessi - 18

Tommy Hahn - 1

Total: 166

 

Holeshot Winners

Mike Alessi - 3

Ryan Dungey - 2

Justin Brayton - 1

Tommy Hahn - 1

Kyle Regal - 1

Andrew Short - 1

Jake Weimer - 1

 

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 5 motos)

Ryan Dungey - 1.5

Mike Alessi - 4.2

Jake Weimer - 4.4

Andrew Short - 6.1

Brett Metcalfe - 7.1

 

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)

Ryan Dungey - 3.2

James Stewart - 3.2

Mike Alessi - 6.0

Andrew Short - 6.0

Broc Tickle - 7.7

 

 

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 33rd 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 races in a row at RedBud.
  • Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Steve Lamson, Jeff Emig, Mickey Dymond, Mark Barnett, and Ryan Villopoto have all won back-to-back events at RedBud.
  • Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki has won six of the last seven 250 Class races at RedBud. As a brand, Kawasaki has won 10 of the last 14 races at RedBud.
  • Baggett is the only rider in the 250 Class field to ever win at RedBud.

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

 

First time winners at RedBud
Jeff Emig, 1992 - Yamaha

Trey Canard, 2010 - Honda

2012 Current Stats

 

250 Class Point Standings - After 5 of 12 rounds

  1. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki, 222
  2. Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., Honda, 209
  3. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 200
  4. Ken Roczen, Apolda, Germany, KTM, 200
  5. Marvin Musquin, La Reole, France, KTM, 153
  6. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda, 130
  7. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M, Suzuki, 106
  8. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki, 102
  9. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 99
  10. Kyle Cunningham, Fort Worth, Texas, Yamaha, 96

 

Overall Wins

Eli Tomac - 2

Blake Baggett - 2

Justin Barcia - 1

 

Moto Wins

Blake Baggett - 4

Eli Tomac - 3

Justin Barcia - 3

 

Overall Wins by Brand

Honda - 3

Kawasaki - 2

 

Laps Led (total)

Justin Barcia - 52

Ken Roczen - 51

Blake Baggett - 27

Eli Tomac - 27

Blake Wharton - 6

Jessy Nelson - 1

Phil Nicoletti - 1

Total: 165

 

Holeshot Winners

Justin Barcia - 3

Wil Hahn - 2

Jessy Nelson - 2

Alex Martin - 1

Ken Roczen - 1

Ivan Tedesco - 1

 

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 5 motos)

Blake Baggett - 2.1

Justin Barcia - 2.7

Ken Roczen - 3.0

Eli Tomac - 3.4

Marvin Musquin - 6.0

 

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)

Ken Roczen - 3.4

Marvin Musquin - 5.1

Justin Barcia - 5.3

Blake Baggett - 6.6

Eli Tomac - 10.0

 

 

Past Winners

 

REDBUD

Buchanan, Mich.


450 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 2, 2011 / Chad Reed, Australia / Honda

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 2, 2011 / Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif. / Kawasaki

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

 

Television Coverage from RedBud begins on Saturday, July 7, with live first moto coverage of the 450 and 250 Classes on FUEL TV, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern. Both motos will also be streamed live on AlliSports.com. Live second moto coverage of the 250 Class can be seen on NBC Sports Network at 4 p.m. Eastern, while the final moto of the 450 Class will air on Sunday, July 8, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern on NBC.

 

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