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450SX Class Stats: Minneapolis

  • This will be the 13th time the gate will drop for a 450SX Class race in Minneapolis
  • The first race held was on April 16th, 1994, and Jeremy McGrath would won a Honda
  • Jeremy McGrath won six in-a-row in Minneapolis from ’94-’99
  • McGrath became the first rider in 450SX Class history to win at the same venue on three different brands. He achieved this in Minneapolis with wins on a Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki.
  • This is the first race in Minneapolis since 2008. Josh Hill won that race, which was his first and only career 450SX Class victory.
  • KTM has never won here. Can Ryan Dungey change this at his home town track?
  • In 1997 the Metrodome hosted its largest-attended supercross race with 60,049 fans; In the 12 races held at the Metrodome, 635,913 fans have attended with an average attendance of 52,992.
  • The Metrodome is the 94th different venue to host a 450SX Class race
  • In 12 races, from 1994 to 2008, only five different riders won in Minneapolis: McGrath: 6; Ricky Carmichael: 3; David Vuillemin: 1; Kevin Windham: 1; Josh Hill: 1
  • Windham is the first rider to win Minneapolis in both classes

450SX Class: Minneapolis Wins by Brand

Honda: 6

Yamaha: 4

Kawasaki: 1

Suzuki: 1

450SX Class: Houston Recap

  • Ryan Villopoto earned his eighth win of the season; it was his 32nd career 450SX Class victory
  • Dungey earned his ninth podium of the season; it was his third runner-up finish of the season
  • Trey Canard earned his first podium since race 3 in Anaheim; it was his sixth top-five finish
  • Canard’s teammate Justin Barcia earned his sixth consecutive top-five finish with a fourth place
  • Making his 107th consecutive 450SX Class start, Davi Millsaps earned his 11th top-five finish with a fifth place
  • Hill earned his first top-10 finish since race 13 in Houston in 2010

250SX Class Stats: Minneapolis

  • The first race was held on April 16, 1994, and Damon Huffman won on a Suzuki
  • This is the 13th time the gate will drop for a 250SX Class race in Minneapolis
  • Kevin Windham earned his first-ever 250SX Class victory in Minneapolis in 1996
  • Can Suzuki win back-to-back for the first time since the second and third races of the 2009 season? Ryan Dungey accomplished this for Suzuki.
  • Ryan Villopoto won the last 250SX Class race here in 2008
  • Having won 250SX Class Main Events in Minneapolis, James Stewart or Villopoto can join Windham as dual-class winners with a win this weekend

250SX Class: Minneapolis Wins by Brand

Suzuki: 5

Yamaha: 3

Kawasaki: 3

Honda: 1

250SX Class: Houston Recap

  • Rockstar Suzuki’s Blake Wharton earned his third 250SX Class victory; it was Suzuki’s first 250SX Class win in Houston since 1995
  • GEICO Honda’s Wil Hahn earned his third runner-up finish of the season and now has a podium in every race. He also retained his points lead over KTM rider Marvin Musquin.
  • Musquin earned his fifth podium of the season with a third place finish
  • In his first race of the season, three-time AMSOIL Arenacross Champion Tyler Bowers finished a career-best fourth place
  • Gavin Faith earned his best finish of the season with a fifth
  • PJ Larsen earned his best finish of the season with a seventh

450SX Class Lap Lead

Ryan Villopoto: 125

Davi Millsaps: 47

James Stewart: 35

Justin Barcia: 20

Ryan Dungey: 19

Trey Canard: 7

Ken Roczen: 3

Mike Alessi: 2

Jake Weimer: 1

250SX Class Laps Led

Eli Tomac: 39

Marvin Musquin: 31

Wil Hahn: 30

Blake Wharton: 28

Cole Seely: 21

Ken Roczen: 19

Dean Wilson: 15

Martin Davalos: 7

Jason Anderson: 4

450SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshot Award

Anaheim Race 1: Davi Millsaps

Phoenix: Justin Barcia

Anaheim Race 2: Jake Weimer

Oakland: Ryan Villopoto

Anaheim Race 3: Ryan Villopoto

San Diego: Davi Millsaps

Arlington: Davi Millsaps

Atlanta: James Stewart

St. Louis: Mike Alessi

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: Davi Millsaps

Toronto: Ryan Villopoto

Houston: Mike Alessi

250SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award

Anaheim Race 1: Cole Seely

Phoenix: Jessy Nelson

Anaheim Race 2: Cole Seely

Oakland: Joey Savatgy

Anaheim Race 3: Joey Savatgy

San Diego: Jason Anderson

Arlington: Kyle Peters

Atlanta: Wil Hahn

St. Louis: Wil Hahn

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: Blake Wharton

Toronto: Marvin Musquin

Houston: Zach Freeburg

450SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time

Anaheim Race 1: James Stewart

Phoenix: Ryan Villopoto

Anaheim Race 2: Ryan Villopoto

Oakland: James Stewart

Anaheim Race 3: James Stewart

San Diego: Ryan Villopoto

Arlington: Davi Millsaps

Atlanta: James Stewart

St. Louis: James Stewart

Daytona: Ryan Villopoto

Indianapolis: James Stewart

Toronto: Ryan Villopoto

Houston: Ryan Dungey

250SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time

Anaheim Race 1: Eli Tomac

Phoenix: Eli Tomac

Anaheim Race 2: Ken Roczen

Oakland: Ken Roczen

Anaheim Race 3: Eli Tomac

San Diego: Martin Davalos

Arlington: Dean Wilson

Atlanta: Marvin Musquin

St. Louis: Dean Wilson

Daytona: Dean Wilson

Indianapolis: Dean Wilson

Toronto: Marvin Musquin

Houston: Marvin Musquin

MMI Top Tech Award

Anaheim Race 1: Brian Kranz

Phoenix: Dave Feeney

Anaheim Race 2: Mike Williamson

Oakland: Scott Donkersgood

Anaheim Race 3: Carlos Rivera

San Diego: Rich Simmons

Arlington: Mike Tomlin

Atlanta: Brent Presnell

St. Louis: Lars Linstrom

Daytona: N/A

Indianapolis: Kevin Ganoe

Toronto: Bob Klingan

Houston: Joel Monusko

450SX Class Results: Houston

  1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki
  2. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM
  3. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda
  4. Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda
  5. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki
  6. Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Yamaha
  7. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM
  8. Josh Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Suzuki
  9. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki
  10. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki

450SX Class Season Standings

  1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 277
  2. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki, 256
  3. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 252
  4. Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda, 202
  5. Chad Reed, Australia, Honda, 196
  6. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda, 185
  7. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki, 171
  8. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM, 162
  9. Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Yamaha, 137
  10. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki, 133

Eastern Regional 250SX Class Results: Houston

  1. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki
  2. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda
  3. Marvin Musquin, France, KTM
  4. Tyler Bowers, Danville, Kent., Kawasaki
  5. Gavin Faith, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Honda
  6. Cole Thompson, Canada, Honda
  7. Peter Larsen, Menifee, Calif., Honda
  8. Lance Vincent, Youngsville, La., KTM
  9. Daniel Herrlein, Bethesda, Ohio, Honda
  10. Steven Clarke, Cairo, Ga., KTM

Eastern Regional 250SX Class Season Standings

  1. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda, 156
  2. Marvin Musquin, France, KTM, 148
  3. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki, 133
  4. Vince Friese, Cape Girardeau, Mo., Honda, 89
  5. Dean Wilson, Scotland, Kawasaki, 87
  6. Gavin Faith, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Honda, 82
  7. Kyle Peters, Greensboro, N.C., Honda, 78
  8. Cole Thompson, Canada, Honda, 72
  9. Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha, 71
  10. Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Kawasaki, 68
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