Anaheim 1 Notes Package

January 3, 2014 10:40am

2014 Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package










450SX Class Stats








►This is the 40th anniversary of Monster Energy Supercross








►The first points-paying race was held on March 8, 1974 and Pierre Karsmakers won on a Yamaha








►Later that year, Karsmakers went on to win the first ever Monster Energy Supercross Championship








►Since 1974, there have been 572 races of Monster Energy Supercross








►There have been 56 different winners of a Monster Energy Supercross Main Event








►There have been 20 different winners of the Monster Energy Supercross Championship








►There have been 7 different brands to win a Monster Energy Supercross Main Event








►This race marks the 61st time the gate will drop for a 450SX Class race in Anaheim








►Anaheim holds the record for most supercross races held and will become the first venue to host 61








►Since 1974, Anaheim has hosted a Monster Energy Supercross race every year with the exception of ’74, ’75 ’80, ’88, ’97, and ’98








►In 17 of 40 seasons, the winner of race one would go on to win the championship








►In 32 of 40 seasons, the champion appeared on the podium for the first race








►Ryan Dungey gave KTM their first-ever win at Angel Stadium at the third race in Anaheim last year








►At the third stop at Angel Stadium last year, KTM earned their first-ever sweep with Ken Roczen winning the 250SX Class








►Since 2000, only three riders (Stewat, Reed and Villopoto) have won the opening race in back-to-back years








►Honda won the opening race of the year in five consecutive seasons (1982-1986)








►Yamaha won the opening race of the year in five consecutive seasons (2000-2004)








►Ryan Villopoto can become only the second rider in history to win four consecutive championships








►Chad Reed and James Stewart are racing for their third championships








►Ryan Dungey is racing for his second championship
















450SX Class Opening Race Wins







Rider

Win(s)







Jeremy McGrath

5







James Stewart

3







Chad Reed

3







Mike LaRocco

2







Jeff Ward

2







David Bailey

2







Johnny O'Mara

2







Jimmy Ellis

2







Ryan Villopoto

2















450SX Class Titles by Brand

Titles

Years






Honda

15

82; '83; '84; '86; '88; '89; '90; '91; '92; '93; '94; '95; '96; '02; '03

Yamaha

11

74; '77; '78; '79; '80; '98; '99; '00; '04; '08; '09

Kawasaki

9

76; '85; '87; '97; '01; '07 ; '11; ’12; ‘13

Suzuki

4

81; '05; '06; '10

Can-am

1

75









450SX Class Runner-Up Finishes by Brand

Wins

Years






Honda

13

75; '76; '77; '78; '86; '87; '90; '98; '99; '04; '08; '10; ‘11

Yamaha

12

81; '85; '91; '92; '95; '00; '01; '02; '03; '05; '07; ‘12

Kawasaki

8

79; '84; '88; '89; '93; '94; '96; '06

Suzuki

7

74; '80; '82; '83; '97; '09; ‘13









450SX Class Wins by Brand

Wins

Year of First Win






Honda

203

76






Yamaha

168

74






Kawasaki

125

76






Suzuki

60

76






Can-am

7

75






KTM

6

12






CZ

2

74






Bultaco

1

74














450SX Class Champions

Title(s)

Year(s)






Jeremy McGrath

7

93; '94; '95; '96; '98; '99; '00




Ricky Carmichael

5

'01; '02; '03; '05; '06




Bob Hannah

3

'77; '78; '79




Jeff Stanton

3

'89; '90; '92




Ryan Villopoto

3

’11; ’12; ‘13




Jeff Ward

2

'85; '87




Rick Johnson

2

'86; '88




Chad Reed

2

'04; '08




James Stewart

2

'07; '09




Pierre Karsmakers

1

'74




Jimmy Ellis

1

'75




Jimmy Weinert

1

'76




Mike Bell

1

'80




Mark Barnett

1

'81




Donnie Hansen

1

'82




David Bailey

1

'83




Johnny O'Mara

1

'84




Jean-Michel Bayle

1

'91




Jeff Emig

1

'97




Ryan Dungey

1

'10












450SX Class Race Winners (First Win)

Date

Race

Bike





Pierre Karsmakers

3/10/1974

Daytona

Yamaha





Jim Pomeroy

3/15/1974

Houston

Bultaco





Jaroslav Falta

6/22/1974

LA

CZ





Jimmy Ellis

2/28/1975

Dallas

Can-am





Tony DiStefano

3/6/1976

Daytona

Suzuki





Jimmy Weinert

3/12/1976

Houston

Kawasaki





Marty Smith

3/27/1976

Pontiac

Honda





Bob Hannah

3/5/1977

Atlanta

Yamaha





Marty Tripes

3/4/1978

Atlanta

Honda





Mike Bell

6/24/1978

LA

Yamaha





Gaylon Mosier

11/11/1978

Anaheim

Kawasaki





Steve Wise

6/2/1979

New Orleans

Honda





Mark Barnett

7/14/1979

LA

Suzuki





Kent Howerton

11/17/1979

Anaheim

Suzuki





Chuck Sun

3/1/1980

Atlanta

Honda





Rex Staten

3/8/1980

Daytona

Yamaha





Broc Glover

3/15/1980

Houston

Yamaha





Darrel Shultz

2/14/1981

Seattle

Suzuki





Donnie Hansen

1/30/1982

Anaheim

Honda





David Bailey

1/29/1983

Anaheim

Honda





Ron Lechein

6/11/1983

Orlando

Yamaha





Johnny O'Mara

1/28/1984

Anaheim

Honda





Jeff Ward

2/11/1984

Seattle

Kawasaki





Rick Johnson

2/12/1984

Seattle

Honda





Rick Ryan

3/7/1987

Daytona

Honda





Jeff Stanton

2/25/1989

Atlanta

Honda





Damon Bradshaw

1/27/1990

Anaheim

Yamaha





Larry Ward

2/17/1990

Seattle

Suzuki





Jeff Matiasevich

3/17/1990

Las Vegas

Kawasaki





Jean-Michael Bayle

4/7/1990

Dallas

Honda





Mike LaRocco

5/14/1991

Las Vegas

Suzuki





Doug Dubach

6/15/1991

San Jose

Yamaha





Jeremy McGrath

1/23/1993

Anaheim

Honda





Mike Kiedrowski

3/6/1993

Daytona

Kawasaki





Mike Craig

2/12/1994

Tampa

Yamaha





Doug Henry

4/29/1995

Dallas

Yamaha





Jeff Emig

6/10/1995

Las Vegas

Yamaha





Greg Albertyn

1/11/1997

LA

Suzuki





Damon Huffman

2/22/1997

Atlanta

Kawasaki





Ezra Lusk

3/29/1997

Orlando

Yamaha





Kevin Windham

4/19/1997

Charlotte

Yamaha





Sebastian Tortelli

1/10/1998

LA

Kawasaki





John Dowd

4/18/1998

Charlotte

Yamaha





David Vuillemin

1/22/2000

San Diego

Yamaha





Ricky Carmichael

3/10/2000

Daytona

Kawasaki





Nathan Ramsey

4/13/2002

Pontiac

Honda





Chad Reed

1/4/2003

Anaheim

Yamaha





James Stewart

4/2/2005

Dallas

Kawasaki





Davi Millsaps

2/23/2008

Atlanta

Honda





Josh Hill

3/15/2008

Minneapolis

Yamaha





Josh Grant

1/3/2009

Anaheim

Yamaha





Ryan Villopoto

4/18/2009

Seattle

Kawasaki





Ryan Dungey

1/15/2010

Phoenix

Suzuki





Trey Canard

2/12/2011

Houston

Honda





Andrew Short

4/21/2012

Seattle

Honda





Justin Barcia

1/12/2013

Phoenix

Honda













►1970s: 14 first-time winners








►1980s: 12 first-time winners








►1990: 17 first-time winners








►2000: 9 first-time winners








►2010: 4 first-time winners
















450SX Class First-Time Winners by Brand

Wins







Yamaha

18







Honda

17







Kawasaki

10







Suzuki

8







Bultaco

1







CZ

1







Can-am

1















►In 2010: Ryan Dungey became Suzuki's first first-time winner since Greg Albertyn in 1997








►The last three first time winners have been on a Honda
















250SX Class Stats








►This will be the 30th season of racing in the 250SX Class








►There have been 454 250SX Class races








►Kawasaki leads the field with 24 wins in Anaheim








►Honda has 10 wins in Anaheim








►In 1998, the class did not have any first-time winners








►After battling injuries for the past few seasons, can Dean Wilson score his first championship








►Marvin Musquin is the class' only World Champion
















250SX Class Wins by Brand (East & West)

Wins







Kawasaki

150







►3 winless seasons; 14 wins in 2004; 12 consecutive seasons with a win (02-13)













Honda

109







►3 winless seasons; 10 wins in 2006; 12 consecutive seasons with a win (89-00)














Suzuki

93







►7 winless seasons; 11 wins in 1990; 6 consecutive seasons with a win (90-95)














Yamaha

83







►10 winless seasons; 9 wins in 2000; 9 consecutive seasons with a win (96-04)














KTM

18







►First win 2001
















Husqvarna

1







►Only win 2001
















250SX Class Titles by Brand

Total Titles

East Titles

West Titles





Kawasaki

22

9

13





Suzuki

13

8

5





Honda

13

8

5





Yamaha

9

4

5





KTM

1

0

1













250SX Class First-Time Winners

Date

Race

Bike





Todd Campbell

1/26/1985

San Diego

Kawasaki





Mike Healey

2/2/1985

Anaheim

Suzuki





Bader Mannea

2/9/1985

Seattle

Kawasaki





Eddie Warren

2/23/1985

Atlanta

Kawasaki





Larry Brooks

4/27/1985

Orlando

Honda





Bobby Moore

5/4/1985

Dallas

Suzuki





Tyson Vohland

1/18/1986

Anaheim

Kawasaki





Willie Surratt

2/2/86

Houston

Honda





Donnie Schmit

2/8/1986

San Diego

Kawasaki





Keith Turpin

2/22/1986

Atlanta

Honda





Ron Tichenor

4/12/1986

Pontiac

Kawasaki





Jeff Matiasevich

1/31/1987

Anaheim

Kawasaki





Kyle Lewis

2/14/1987

San Diego

Honda





Todd DeHoop

3/5/1988

Daytona

Suzuki





Mike LaRocco

4/9/1988

Pontiac

Yamaha





Ty Davis

4/16/1988

Dallas

Suzuki





Damon Bradshaw

2/18/1989

Miami

Yamaha





Mike Kiedrowski

3/25/1989

Tampa

Honda





Mike Craig

1/27/1990

Anaheim

Kawasaki





Jeff Emig

2/3/1990

Houston

Kawasaki





Denny Stephenson

2/24/1990

Atlanta

Suzuki





Jeremy McGrath

3/17/1990

Las Vegas

Kawasaki





Buddy Antunez

3/24/1990

Pasadena

Suzuki





Tallon Vohland

4/28/1990

Tampa

Kawasaki





Bryan Swink

1/12/1991

Orlando

Honda





Jeromy Buehl

4/6/1991

St. Petersburg

Honda





Jimmy Button

3/14/1992

Charlotte

Yamaha





Ezra Lusk

1/9/1993

Orlando

Suzuki





Jimmy Gaddis

1/16/1993

Houston

Kawasaki





Damon Huffman

1/23/1993

Anaheim

Suzuki





Phil Lawrence

1/30/1993

Seattle

Suzuki





Mickael Pichon

2/6/1993

San Diego

Honda





Chad Pederson

2/13/1993

Tampa

Yamaha





Doug Henry

2/20/1993

Atlanta

Honda





Ryan Hughes

2/5/1994

San Diego

Kawasaki





Mike Brown

4/9/1994

Pontiac

Honda





Pedro Gonzalez

6/4/1994

San Jose

Kawasaki





Tim Ferry

1/14/1995

Orlando

Suzuki





David Pingree

6/3/1995

San Jose

Kawasaki





Kevin Windham

1/20/1996

Minneapolis

Yamaha





Jeff Willoh

2/10/1996

San Diego

Honda





John Dowd

2/24/1996

Atlanta

Yamaha





Brian Deegan

1/18/1997

Los Angeles

Suzuki





David Vuillemin

2/1/1997

Seattle

Yamaha





Rick Carmichael

2/22/1997

Atlanta

Kawasaki





Stephane Roncada

4/5/1997

St. Louis

Honda





Casey Johnson

1/9/1999

Anaheim

Yamaha





Nathan Ramsey

2/23/1999

Phoenix

Kawasaki





Ernesto Fonseca

2/13/1999

Tampa

Yamaha





Brock Sellards

4/10/1999

Pontiac

Honda





Greg Schnell

1/22/2000

San Diego

Yamaha





Casey Lytle

1/29/2000

Phoenix

Honda





Shae Bentley

2/5/2000

Houston

Kawasaki





Michael Brandes

2/12/2000

Indianapolis

Honda





Travis Pastrana

3/10/2000

Daytona

Suzuki





Justin Buckelew

1/13/2001

San Diego

Yamaha





Grant Langston

4/21/2001

Dallas

KTM





Travis Preston

1/5/2002

Anaheim

Honda





James Stewart

1/12/2002

San Diego

Kawasaki





Chad Reed

2/9/2002

Indianapolis

Yamaha





Matt Walker

3/23/2002

Houston

Kawasaki





Branden Jesseman

4/13/2002

Pontiac

Suzuki





Ivan Tedesco

4/5/2003

Pontiac

Yamaha





Andrew Short

5/9/2003

Las Vegas

Suzuki





Josh Hansen

3/20/2004

Indianapolis

Yamaha





Broc Helper

1/15/2005

Phoenix

Suzuki





Bill Laninovich

1/29/2005

San Francisco

Honda





Davi Millsaps

2/12/2005

Indianapolis

Suzuki





Josh Grant

2/25/2006

Atlanta

Honda





Ryan Villopoto

4/22/2006

Dallas

Kawasaki





Christophe Pourcel

1/13/2007

Phoenix

Kawasaki





Ryan Dungey

2/24/2007

Atlanta

Suzuki





Ben Townley

3/3/2007

St. Louis

Kawasaki





Jake Weimer

1/12/2008

Phoenix

Honda





Jason Lawrence

1/26/2008

San Francisco

Yamaha





Austin Stroupe

2/16/2008

Houston

Kawasaki





Trey Canard

2/23/2008

Atlanta

Honda





Blake Wharton

3/21/2009

St. Louis

Honda





Blake Baggett

3/20/2010

Dallas

Suzuki





Justin Barcia

4/17/2010

St. Louis

Honda





Broc Tickle

4/24/2010

Seattle

Yamaha





Cole Seely

1/22/2011

Los Angeles

Honda





Eli Tomac

2/19/2011

San Diego

Honda





Dean Wilson

2/26/2011

Atlanta

Kawasaki





Ryan Sipes

3/12/2011

Indianapolis

Yamaha





Ken Roczen

5/7/2011

Las Vegas

KTM





Darryn Durham

4/14/2012

New Orleans

Kawasaki





Wil Hahn

2/23/2013

Atlanta

Honda





Marvin Musquin

3/9/2013

Daytona

KTM





Jason Anderson

4/27/2013

Salt Lake City

Suzuki













250SX Class First-Time Winners by Brand

Wins







Kawasaki

26







Honda

25







Suzuki

19







Yamaha

17







KTM

3















250SX Class Season with Most First-Time Winners

First-Time Wins







1993

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