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Millville Statistical Report

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
Series Statistical Report
Bob's Cycle Supply Spring Creek National

Spring Creek MX Park - Millville, Minn. - July 14

  • Spring Creek has hosted a Lucas Oil Pro Motocross National since 1983. It boasts several of the most iconic obstacles in the sport, including the "Holy Schmit" jump named for late local legend Donny Schmit, and the sand whoops. The track also has the longest start straight on the schedule.
  • The city of Millville has a population of about 200. On Saturday, that population will grow by at least 50 times that number when thousands of die hard motocross fans pour into the town.
  • Hometown hero Ryan Dungey has won the last four years at Spring Creek - twice in both the 250 and 450 classes.
  • Spring Creek is Millville native Alex Martin's back yard, as his parents John and Great own the facility.
  • Ryan Dungey is enjoying a four-round overall winning streak and has also taken the checkered flag in the last eight motos.
  • Every 450 Class victory in 2012 has been achieved by sweeping both motos.
  • Ryan Dungey has won 32 of the 60 motos he's entered in his 450 Class career (53%), claiming the overall in 18 of 30 races (60%).
  • Through his first 30 career 450 Class races, Ricky Carmichael captured 22 overall victories. Ryan Dungey has claimed 18 wins in his first 30 starts and already sits in a tie for fourth on the all-time wins list.
  • Carmichael also earned 1,325 career points through the first 30 races of his 450 Class career, while Dungey has amassed 1,343 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.
  • Mike Alessi has finished on the overall podium in four of the first six races and currently sits second on the championship as a privateer.
  • With eight career wins, Blake Baggett has more victories that any other active rider in the 250 Class. That's tied for 14th on the all-time wins list.
  • Despite having the most wins in the 250 Class with three, Baggett is only third in laps led.
  • Ken Roczen failed to finish on the overall podium for the first time on U.S. soil last weekend.
  • Jake Weimer leads all competitors in passing an average of 6.6 riders a moto. Eli Tomac and Wil Hahn top the 250 Class at 6.3 passes per moto, each.

450 Class Stats

  • The first race held at Spring Creek was August 28, 1983. Bob Hannah won on a Honda.
  • This will be the 22nd time the gate will drop for a 450 Class race at Spring Creek.
  • Only 10 riders have stood atop the 450 Class podium at Spring Creek in 21 years.
  • Ricky Carmichael, Jeff Emig, Ron Lechien, James Stewart and Ryan Dungey have won at Spring Creek in both classes. Tyla Rattray is looking to join them.
  • Ricky Carmichael boasted an undefeated record at Spring Creek MX Park, winning every race (eight) and every moto (16) from 2000-2007.
  • Ryan Dungey has won four of his six career starts at Spring Creek.
  • Suzuki has won six of the last seven races at Spring Creek. Its seven total victories ties it with Kawasaki for the most all time at the track.
  • Bob Hannah book-ended his career at Spring Creek, winning his first-ever race in the 250 Class on April 4, 1976, and winning his final race in the 450 Class on August 11, 1985.
  • A total of four riders have posted their final career victories at Spring Creek. However, no rider has ever won his first career 450 Class race at the facility.
  • Spring Creek hosted the 500cc national from 1985-1993. Honda won all but one event.

Wins by brand at Spring Creek
Kawasaki - 7
Suzuki - 7
Honda - 6
Yamaha - 1

 

Last win by brand at Spring Creek
Suzuki - 2011

Kawasaki - 2008

Honda - 2004

Yamaha - 1994

 

Riders to win at Spring Creek in both classes
Ricky Carmichael

Ryan Dungey

Jeff Emig

Ron Lechien

James Stewart

 

Brand Sweeps at Spring Creek

Honda: Bob Hannah, Ron Lechien - 1985

Kawasaki: Mike Kiedrowski, Robbie Reynard - 1995
Kawasaki: Jeff Emig, Ricky Carmichael - 1997, 1998
Suzuki: Ricky Carmichael, Broc Hepler - 2006

Suzuki: Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey - 2009

 

2012 Current Stats

 

450 Class Point Standings - After 6 of 12 rounds

  1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 286
  2. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 214
  3. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki, 202
  4. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 178
  5. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki, 162
  6. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki, 151
  7. Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki, 142
  8. Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Kawasaki, 137
  9. Justin Brayton, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, Honda, 131
  10. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Kawasaki, 100

Overall Wins

Ryan Dungey - 4

James Stewart - 2

 

Moto Wins

Ryan Dungey - 8

James Stewart - 4

 

Overall Wins by Brand

KTM - 4

Suzuki - 2

 

Laps Led (total)

Ryan Dungey - 110

James Stewart - 68

Mike Alessi - 20

Tommy Hahn - 1

Total: 199

 

Holeshot Winners

Ryan Dungey - 4

Mike Alessi - 3

Justin Brayton - 1

Tommy Hahn - 1

Kyle Regal - 1

Andrew Short - 1

Jake Weimer - 1

 

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 6 motos)

Ryan Dungey - 1.4

Mike Alessi - 4.6

Jake Weimer - 5.5

Andrew Short - 6.6

Brett Metcalfe - 7.1

 

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)

Ryan Dungey - 3.0

James Stewart - 3.3

Broc Tickle - 7.8

Mike Alessi - 7.9

Andrew Short - 8.7

 

250 Class Stats

  • The first 250 Class race was held at Spring Creek on August 28, 1983. Ron Lechien won on a Yamaha.
  • This will be the 30th time the gate will drop at Spring Creek for the 250 Class.
  • Tyla Rattray's win a year ago ended a three-year winless streak for Kawasaki at Spring Creek, where it is the winningest manufacturer.
  • Late local legend Donny Schmit gave Suzuki its first win at Spring Creek in 1987, and went back-to-back with another win in 1988. Current local star Ryan Dungey achieved the same feat in 2008 and 2009 before moving on to the 450 Class, where he has duplicated those efforts.
  • With Tyla Rattray's move into the 450 Class, Spring Creek will welcome a first-time winner at the facility in the 250 Class.

Wins by brand at Spring Creek
Kawasaki - 12
Suzuki - 7

Honda - 6
Yamaha - 3

KTM - 1


Last win by brand at Spring Creek
Kawasaki - 2011

Honda - 2010

Suzuki - 2009
KTM - 2001

Yamaha - 1993

 

First time winners at Spring Creek
Andrew Short, 2005 - Honda

Nick Wey, 1999 - Kawasaki

Mike LaRocco, 1990 - Suzuki

 

2012 Current Stats

 

250 Class Point Standings - After 6 of 12 rounds

  1. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki, 272
  2. Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., Honda, 253
  3. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 236
  4. Ken Roczen, Apolda, Germany, KTM, 235
  5. Marvin Musquin, La Reole, France, KTM, 189
  6. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda, 161
  7. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki, 125
  8. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M, Suzuki, 121
  9. Jessy Nelson, Paso Robles, Calif., Honda, 109
  10. Jake Canada, Sun City, Calif., Honda, 105

Overall Wins

Blake Baggett - 3

Eli Tomac - 2

Justin Barcia - 1

 

Moto Wins

Blake Baggett - 6

Eli Tomac - 3

Justin Barcia - 3

 

Overall Wins by Brand

Honda - 3

Kawasaki - 3

 

Laps Led (total)

Justin Barcia - 69

Ken Roczen - 51

Blake Baggett - 41

Eli Tomac - 27

Blake Wharton - 6

Marvin Musquin - 1

Jessy Nelson - 1

Phil Nicoletti - 1

Total: 197

 

Holeshot Winners

Justin Barcia - 3

Wil Hahn - 2

Jessy Nelson - 2

Alex Martin - 1

Marvin Musquin - 1

Jessy Nelson - 1

Ken Roczen - 1

Ivan Tedesco - 1

 

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 5 motos)

Blake Baggett - 1.9

Justin Barcia - 2.6

Ken Roczen - 3.3

Eli Tomac - 3.5

Marvin Musquin - 5.7

 

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)

Ken Roczen - 3.9

Justin Barcia - 4.8

Marvin Musquin - 4.8

Blake Baggett - 6.2

Eli Tomac - 9.8

 

 

Past Winners

 

SPRING CREEK MX PARK

Millville, MN

 

450 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 16, 2011 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

July 17, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

July 18, 2009 / Chad Reed, Australia / Suzuki

August 17, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 12, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

August 13, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

August 14, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

August 15, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

August 17, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

August 18, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

August 19, 2001 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 13, 2000 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 15, 1999 / Greg Albertyn, South Africa / Suzuki

August 16, 1998 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki

August 3, 1997 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki

August 4, 1996 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki

July 30, 1995 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki

August 7, 1994 / John Dowd, Chicopee, MA / Yamaha

August 11, 1985 / Bob Hannah, Carson City, NV / Honda

August 5, 1984 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 28, 1983 / Bob Hannah, Axton, VA / Honda

 

250 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 16, 2011 / Tyla Rattray, South Africa / Kawasaki

July 17, 2010 / Trey Canard, Shawnee, OK / Honda

July 18, 2009 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

August 17, 2008 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki

August 12, 2007 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki

August 13, 2006 / Broc Hepler, Kittanning, PA / Suzuki

August 14, 2005 / Andrew Short, Murrieta, CA / Honda

August 15, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 17, 2003 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 18, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

August 19, 2001 / Grant Langston, South Africa / KTM

August 13, 2000 / Travis Pastrana, Annapolis, MD / Suzuki

August 15, 1999 / Nicholas Wey, Dewitt, MI / Kawasaki

August 16, 1998 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 3, 1997 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

August 4, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda

July 30, 1995 / Robbie Reynard, Moore, OK / Kawasaki

August 7, 1994 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda

August 15, 1993 / Jeff Emig, Highland Ranch, CA / Yamaha

August 16, 1992 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Kawasaki

August 11, 1991 / Mike LaRocco, La Porte, IN / Kawasaki

August 19, 1990 / Mike LaRocco, La Porte, IN / Suzuki

August 20, 1989 / Damon Bradshaw, Charlotte, NC / Yamaha

August 14, 1988 / Donny Schmit, Bloomington, MN / Suzuki

August 23, 1987 / Donny Schmit, Bloomington, MN / Suzuki

August 10, 1986 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda

August 11, 1985 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 5, 1984 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki

August 28, 1983 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha

 

500cc Motocross

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

August 15, 1993 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda

August 16, 1992 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda

August 11, 1991 / Jean-Michel Bayle, France / Honda

August 19, 1990 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda

August 20, 1989 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki

August 14, 1988 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 23, 1987 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 10, 1986 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

August 11, 1985 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda

August 5, 1984 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda

August 28, 1983 / Danny Chandler, Foresthill, CA / Honda

 

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