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Oakland Notes Package

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450SX Class Stats: Oakland

►The first race was held on January 18, 1979, and Jimmy Weinert won on a Kawasaki

►This will be the seventh time the gate will drop in Oakland for a 450SX Class race

► In 1980, Kent Howerton won on a Suzuki

►In 1984, Ron Lechein won a Honda; it was his first race aboard a Honda

►In 1979, Jimmy Weinert used a paddle tire to win on the all sand track in Oakland; the AMA would later outlaw the use of the paddle tire. He also won the last 450SX Class race of his career that year in Daytona.

►James Stewart has won two-in-a-row in Oakland with his 2011 and 2012 wins; the two-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion has yet to earn a win this season

►The top four finishers in the 2012 Main Event in Oakland were former 450SX Class Champions, Stewart, Reed, Dungey and Villopoto, respectively; this was the first time in the sport’s history that this has happened.

►Villopoto won the 26th Main Event of his career in Oakland last year taking over the number-one position on Kawasaki's all-time win list

►In Oakland last year, Villopoto became the first repeat winner of the season

►In 40 years of racing, the first rider to earn two victories has gone on to win the championship 26 times

►James Stewart won two-in-a-row in Oakland with his 2011 and 2012 wins. He is the only rider to win Oakland consecutively. Can Ryan Villopoto join Stewart in winning Oakland back-to-back?

450SX Class: Anaheim Recap

►Reed has won a Main Event in 10 different seasons

►Reed is the only rider to win a main Event on four different brands, Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha and Kawasaki

►Reed went winless in 2013 for the first time in his career

►For the 11th time in 41 seasons of racing, three different riders have won the first three races of the season

►Only once in the sport's history have four different winners won the first four races of the season

►Ryan Villopoto has finished off of the podium at two of the three races this season

►Of the four 450SX Class Champions racing this season, two of them have claimed wins, Villopoto and Reed

►Three different riders have won holeshots this year: Matt Moss, Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey

►Reed now has 42 career Main Event wins

►Through six Heat Races, there have been six different winners: Mike Alessi, Justin Barcia, Jake Weimer, Ryan Dungey, Justin Barcia and James Stewart

►Through six Semi races, there have been six different winners: Ken Roczen, Wil Hahn, Weston Peick, Andrew Short, Josh Hill and Matt Moss

►There have been six different riders to lead laps in the premier class: Villopoto, Brayton, Roczen, Stewart, Dungey and Reed

►KTM is the only brand that has never won in Oakland, can Dungey or Roczen give them their first-ever win?

►Reed tied Jeremy McGrath and Stewart with the most wins in Anaheim with 8

►Reed became the 16th different rider to win a Main Event on a Kawasaki

►This was the first time since 1997 that Kawasaki has had two different winners in the same season. 1997: Jeff Emig and Damon Huffman. 2014: Villopoto and Reed

►James Stewart earned a second-place finish. It was his 69th career 450SX Class

►Stewart now has 10 consecutive seasons with a podium

►Justin Brayton earned his second top five finish of the season with a fourth. It was his 23rd career top-five finish

►For the fourth consecutive season, there have been three different winners in the first three seasons

450SX Class Wins by Brand: Oakland

Brand / Wins

Yamaha / 2

Kawasaki / 2

Suzuki / 1

Honda / 1

250SX Class Stats: Oakland

►This will be the fourth time the gate will drop for a 250SX Class race in Oakland

►In the inaugural 250SX Class race in Oakland, Broc Tickle won on a Kawasaki

►Ken Roczen won the Main Event in Oakland last year, can he become the first rider to win both classes in Oakland?

►Roczen's win in Oakland marked KTM's third consecutive season with a Main Event victory; Jason Anderson's win in Anaheim at the season opener marked their fourth consecutive season

►In Oakland last year, Anderson earned the first podium finish of his career

250SX Class: Anaheim Recap

►Cole Seely earned his fourth career 250SX Class victory and also took the points lead from Jason Anderson

►Cooper Webb earned his first career podium with a second place finish

►Malcolm Stewart earned his first podium of the season with a third place finish

►Jason Anderson earned his third consecutive top five finish with a fourth; Cole Seely and Anderson are the only 250SX Class racers to be in the top five each race.

►Justin Hill earned his first career top-five finish with a fifth-place finish

►Shane McElrath earned his first career top ten finish with a sixth place finish

►Dean Wilson is winless in 2014 and sits fifth overall

250SX Class Wins by Brand: Oakland

Brand / Wins

Kawasaki / 1

Honda  / 1

KTM / 1

450SX Class Laps Led

Ryan Villopoto: 15

Justin Brayton: 13

250SX Class Laps Led

Cole Seely: 40

Jason Anderson: 5

450SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshot Award

Anaheim Race 1: Ryan Villopoto

Phoenix: Matt Moss

Anaheim Race 2: Ryan Dungey

250SX Class Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award

Anaheim Race 1: Jason Anderson

Phoenix: Cooper Webb

Anaheim Race 2: Cole Seely

450SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time

Anaheim Race 1: Justin Barcia

Phoenix: Ryan Dungey

Anaheim Race 2: Justin Brayton

250SX Class Fastest Qualifying Time

Anaheim Race 1: Dean Wilson

Phoenix: Jason Anderson

Anaheim Race 2: Jason Anderson

450SX Class Heat Race 1 Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Mike Alessi

Phoenix: Jake Weimer

Anaheim Race 2: Justin Brayton

450SX Class Heat Race 2 Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Justin Barcia

Phoenix: Ryan Dungey

Anaheim Race 2: James Stewart

250SX Class Heat Race 1 Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Malcolm Stewart

Phoenix: Dean Wilson

Anaheim Race 2: Dean Wilson

250SX Class Heat Race 2 Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Jason Anderson

Phoenix: Jason Anderson

Anaheim Race 2: Jason Anderson

450SX Class Semi 1 Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Wil Hahn

Phoenix: Weston Peick

Anaheim Race 2: Matt Moss

450SX Class Semi 2 Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Ken Roczen

Phoenix: Andrew Short

Anaheim Race 2: Josh Hill

450SX Class LCQ Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Kyle Partridge

Phoenix: Vince Friese

Anaheim Race 2: Jimmy Albertson

250SX Class LCQ Winner

Anaheim Race 1: Zackery Freeberg

Phoenix: Darryn Durham

Anaheim Race 2: Chris Howell

MMI Top Tech Award

Anaheim Race 1: Kelly Lumgair

Phoenix: Rene Zapata

Anaheim Race 2: Lars Lindstrom

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