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Las Vegas Notes Package

450SX Class Stats: Las Vegas

  • The first race was held on March 17, 1990, and Jeff Matiasevich won on a Kawasaki
  • This will be the 23nd time the gate will drop for a 450SX Class race in Sam Boyd Stadium
  • First time winners: Jeff Matiasevich: 1990; Mike LaRocco: 1991; Jeff Emig: 1995
  • Jeremy McGrath has won Las Vegas seven times, three times in the 250SX Class, four times in the 450SX Class
  • From 1993-2002, there were 156 450SX Class races held and McGrath only missed one of them, which was Las Vegas in 1995
  • In 1997, Doug Henry made history when he won the Las Vegas 450SX Class race on a Yamaha 4-stroke; that was the first time a 4-stroke won a 450SX Class race

 

450SX Class: Wins by Brand in Las Vegas
Yamaha (8)

Honda (6)

Kawasaki (5)

Suzuki (2)

KTM (1)

450SX Class Recap: Salt Lake City

  • Ryan Villopoto won his third consecutive 450SX Class championship
  • Villopoto now has 33 career wins
  • Villopoto joins Bob Hannah, Jeremy McGrath, and Ricky Carmichael as riders to win three consecutive championships
  • Davi Millsaps earned his 11th podium of the season with his fifth runner-up finish
  • Millsaps is going for his second consecutive runner-up finish in the season point standings
  • Ryan Dungey earned his 11th podium of the season with a third place finish; he is three points out of second place
  • Trey Canard earned his seventh top five of the season and first since his third-place finish in Houston
  • Justin Barcia continued his top-five streak with a fifth-place finish
  • Barcia has nine consecutive top-five finishes
  • Villopoto has 10 consecutive top-10 finishes
  • Justin Brayton earned his 11th top ten of the season with a sixth place
  • Josh Hill enjoyed the best finish of his season with a seventh place
  • Hill has been inside the top 10 in his last three of four races
  • After missing six races, Hill has worked his way into the top 15
  • Weston Peick earned the best finish of his season, with a ninth place

 

250SX Class Stats: Las Vegas

  • The first race was held on March 17, 1990, and Jeremy McGrath won on a Kawasaki
  • This is the 23nd time the gate will drop for a 250SX Class race in Las Vegas
  • In 1995, this race became the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout
  • In 2011, this race became the final race for both 250SX Class regions and the shootout was held after the crowing of the champions
  • In the 17 Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout races, the Eastern Region has won nine times and the Western Region has won eight times
  • Since the shootout started in 1995, a newly crowned 250SX Class Champion has gone on to win the shootout seven times: Windham (‘97); Carmichael (‘98); Ramsey (‘99); Stewart (‘04); Dungey (‘07), Pourcel (‘09); Weimer (‘10); Barcia (‘12)

 

250SX Class: Wins by Brand in Las Vegas (Shootout only)
Kawasaki (9)
Suzuki (6)
Honda (4)
Yamaha (3)
KTM (1)

 

250SX Class: First-Time Winners in Las Vegas

1990: Jeremy McGrath

2003: Andrew Short

2011: Ken Roczen

 

Western Regional 250SX Class Recap: Salt Lake City

  • Jason Anderson became the 90th 250SX Class winner after winning the first Main Event of his career; it was also his third podium of the season
  • Points leader Ken Roczen failed to qualify for the Main Event, allowing Eli Tomac to move within five points of his lead
  • Cole Seely earned his fourth podium finish of the season with a second place
  • Martin Davalos earned his third podium of the season
  • Malcolm Stewart tied the best finish of his career with a fourth place; it was his third top five of the season
  • Christian Craig earned a season-best top-five finish with a fifth

 

Eastern Regional 250SX Class Recap: Minneapolis

  • · Marvin Musquin earned his fourth win of the season
  • · Wil Hahn, who leads the points by five points over Musquin, finished second in Minneapolis; he is the only 250SX Class rider to finish on the podium every race of the season
  • · Suzuki’s Blake Wharton earned his fifth podium of the season with a third place
  • · Gavin Faith, Lance Vincent, and Steven Clarke all earned their best finishes of the season with a fourth, sixth, and ninth place, respectively
  • · In 2004 and 2005, Kawasaki swept both regional championships. Honda is in position to do that for the second consecutive year with Wil Hahn and Eli Tomac
  • · KTM is also in position to sweep both regional championships with Roczen and Musquin
  • · Heading into the final 250SX Class races of the season, both points leaders have a five-point lead

 

2013 250SX wins by brand through 16 races

KTM: 7

Honda: 6

Suzuki: 2

Kawasaki: 1

 

250SX Class Championships by Brand (Through 2012)

Kawasaki (22)

Honda (14)

Suzuki (13)

Yamaha (9)

 

450SX Class Laps Led

Ryan Villopoto: 161

Davi Millsaps: 47

Justin Barcia: 40

James Stewart: 35

Ryan Dungey: 23

Trey Canard: 7

Ken Roczen: 3

Mike Alessi: 2

Jake Weimer: 1

 

250SX Class Laps Led

Eli Tomac: 48

Marvin Musquin: 46

Wil Hahn: 30

Blake Wharton: 28

Ken Roczen: 25

Cole Seely: 21

Jason Anderson: 18

Dean Wilson: 15

Martin Davalos: 7

Zach Osborne: 1

 

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

Minneapolis: Mike Alessi

Seattle: Justin Barcia

Salt Lake City: Ryan Dungey

 

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

Minneapolis: Marvin Musquin

Seattle: Eli Tomac

Salt Lake City: Zach Osborne

 

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

Minneapolis: Ryan Dungey

Seattle: Ryan Dungey

Salt Lake City: Davi Millsaps

 

250SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time

Anaheim Race 1: Eil 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

Minneapolis: Marvin Musquin

Seattle: Eli Tomac

Salt Lake City: Ken Roczen

 

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 Lingan

Houston: Joey Monusko

Minneapolis: McCoy Odenburg

Seattle: Dave Ivey

Salt Lake City: Cody Gilmore
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