Toronto Notes Package

March 19, 2014 2:25pm | by:

450SX Class Stats: Toronto

►The first race was held on December 3, 2004, and Ricky Carmichael won on a Suzuki

►Toronto is the only international stop on the circuit

►Chad Reed became the first two-time winner in Toronto; James Stewart is also a two-time winner

►Ryan Villopoto became the first three-time winner with his win last year

►Honda and KTM are winless in Toronto, can Ken Roczen, Ryan Dungey or Justin Barcia change this?

►En route to his third consecutive title, Villopoto scored his fourth win of the season at Toronto last year

►Stewart can tie Villopoto as the only three-time winners in Toronto

►Four times the winner of the Toronto stop has gone to win the AMA Supercross title

450SX Class: Wins by Brand at Rogers Centre

Brand / Wins(s) / Last Win

Kawasaki / 3 / 2013

Yamaha / 2 / 2009

Suzuki / 1 / 2001

450SX Class: Detroit Recap

►Andrew Short earned back-to-back top-five finishes with a fourth; it was his best finish of the season and second top five of the season.

► Barcia earned a fifth place finish; it was his fifth top five finish of the season

►Broc Tickle kept his top-10 streak alive with a sixth place; he has six-straight top 10 finishes

►Weston Peick earned his fifth top-10 finish of the season with a seventh

►Josh Hill tied his season-best finish of the season with an eighth place; he has four top-10 finishes

►Justin Brayton kept his season-long top-10 streak alive with a ninth place finish. Along with Villopoto and Short, these guys are the only riders that have finished within then top 10 at every race.

► Villopoto earned his seventh podium of the season with a second place finish; It was his 11th top- five finish

►Dungey has 54 podium finishes in the 450SX Class

► Stewart earned his third win of the season; it was his 48th 450SX Class victory of his career

►Stewart is now tied with Carmichael for second on the all-time 450SX Class win list; it was also his 95th career AMA victory

250SX Class: Toronto Stats

►This will be the sixth time the gate will drop for a 250SX Class Race in Toronto

►Christophe Pourcel won the first 250SX Class’ points paying race in Toronto in 2009 on a Kawasaki

►Barcia is the only two-time winner in Toronto in this class

►Points leader Adam Cianciarulo makes his Rogers Center debut

►Dean Wilson, who grew up racing in Canada, won this race in 2011 on a Kawasaki

►Since 2009, the winner of the 250SX Class in Toronto has gone on to win the title twice

►Wilson and Barcia are the only active 450SX Class riders to win the 250SX Class

250SX Class: Wins by Brand in Toronto

Brand / Wins / Last Win

Kawasaki / 2 / 2012

Honda / 2 / 2011

KTM / 1 / 2013

250SX Class: Detroit Recap

►Gavin Faith earned the first Heat Race win of his career

► Matt Lemoine earned his first top five of the season with a fifth place

►Kyle Cunningham earned his first top-five finish of the season with a fourth; it was his first top five since Las Vegas as last season

►Cianciarulo earned his third career 250SX Class win of the season; has been in the top two every race this season

►Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Pro-Circuit Kawasaki has had two bikes on the podium in every race in the Eastern Regional 250SX Class this season, and at two of these races, the team earned podium sweeps

►Kawasaki tied their own record with seven consecutive 250SX Class victories; Honda holds the record with eight consecutive victories in 2006. Can Kawasaki tie them in Toronto?

►For the first time this season, a non-Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider has finished inside the top two: Justin Bogle of GEICO Honda earned his third podium of the season, marking the best finish of his career

►Blake Baggett earned his third podium of the season with a third; he has a top five in every race this season

►Ernesto Fonseca is the winningest rookie in 250SX Class history; en route to winning the 1998 championship, he won four races and a second plaice, giving him a 1.20 average finish

►With an average 1.40 finish, Cianciarulo had three wins and two second-place finishes

►The only other riders with at least three wins in his first 5 starts are Damon Bradshaw (3 wins, a 2nd and a 4th) in 125 East in 1989, Trey Canard (3 wins and two 4ths) in Lites East in 2008

►Reed had four wins to start the 2002 125 East season and a 17th place finish

►Martin Davalos has led the first lap in all five races in the 250SX East class this year

450SX Class Laps Led

James Stewart: 68

Ryan Villopoto: 64

Ryan Dungey: 24

Chad Reed: 23

Ken Roczen: 18

Justin Brayton: 13

Mike Alessi: 9

Cole Seely: 1

250SX Class Laps Led

Cole Seely: 52

Martin Davalos: 25

Adam Cianciarulo: 21

Justin Hill: 20

Blake Baggett: 14

Dean Wilson: 12

Jason Anderson: 6