Just the Stats: Budds Creek Notes Package

July 11, 2014 10:30am | by:

GEICO Motorcycle Budds Creek National
Budds Creek MX Park - Mechanicsville, Md. - July 12

  • The Budds Creek facility in Southern Maryland is one of the most diverse venues in the country, featuring a world-class motocross track, dirt oval and drag strip all on the same property.
  • The Buds Creek MX track is known for its iconic mix of sand and clay, multiple elevation changes and wide range of obstacles.
  • This year marks the 25th running of the Budds Creek National.
  • In 2007, Budds Creek MX Park was the host venue for the Motocross of Nations.
  • As round seven of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, this year marks the latest that the Budds Creek National has been on the schedule since 2009 when it served as round ten in August. This event is typically held in mid-June.
  • Through six rounds, Red Bull KTM's Ken Roczen carries an average finish of 1.58 and the 450 Class points lead. His teammate Ryan Dungey carries a 2.5 finishing average and second place in the standings.
  • Eight different riders, who hail from the state of Maryland, will line up between the 450 Class and 250 Class for what they consider to be their home race on the circuit.
  • As two-time Budds Creek overall winners, Ryan Dungey (450 Class) and Blake Baggett (250 Class) will each look to secure a third consecutive win in Maryland.

450 Class Stats

  • The first 450 Class race held at Budds Creek was May 22, 1994. Mike LaRocco won on a Kawasaki.
  • This will be the 21st time the gate will drop at Budds Creek for the 450 Class.
  • Ricky Carmichael held a perfect record at Budds Creek. In eight starts, he posted eight overall wins, winning 13 of 16 motos.
  • Chad Reed is the only international rider to ever win a 450 Class overall at Budds Creek.
  • Ryan Dungey went (1-1) in the 450 Class in 2012, giving the KTM brand its first win at Budds Creek. Dungey went on to capture the 2013 Budds Creek victory with a (2-1) moto score.
  • Florida residents have won the last 13 races in the 450 Class at Budds Creek - Chad Reed ('09 & '11), Ryan Dungey ('10, & '12-'13), James Stewart ('08), Ricky Carmichael ('00-'07).
  • In 20 years, only nine riders have captured victories at Budds Creek in the 450 Class.

Wins by brand at Budds Creek

Honda - 7
Suzuki - 5
Kawasaki - 4
Yamaha - 2
KTM - 2

Last win by brand at Budds Creek

KTM - 2013
Honda - 2011
Suzuki - 2010
Kawasaki - 2008
Yamaha - 1998

First time winners at Budds Creek

Ezra Lusk, 1997 - Yamaha

Riders to win at Budds Creek in both classes

Ricky Carmichael
James Stewart
 

Brand Sweeps at Budds Creek

Honda; Jeremy McGrath and Steve Lamson - 1995, 1996
Honda; Kevin Windham and Tallon Vohland - 1999
Kawasaki; Ricky Carmichael and Mike Brown- 2001
Kawasaki; James Stewart and Ryan Villopoto - 2008

2014 Current Stats 

450 Class Championship Standings - After 6 of 12 Rounds

Ken Roczen, Germany, KTM, 280
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 254
Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda, 226
James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki, 196
Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Kawasaki, 168
Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha, 159
Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., KTM, 134
Chad Reed, Australia, Kawasaki, 132
Weston Peick, Wildomar, Calif., Suzuki, 131
Malcolm Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki, 120

Overall Wins

Ryan Dungey - 1
Ken Roczen - 4
James Stewart - 1
 

Moto Wins

Ken Roczen - 6
James Stewart - 3
Ryan Dungey - 2
Josh Grant - 1
 

Overall Wins by Brand

KTM - 5
Suzuki - 1
 

Laps led (total)

Ken Roczen - 103
James Stewart - 50
Josh Grant - 16
Ryan Dungey - 9
Eli Tomac - 8
Brett Metcalfe - 3
Trey Canard - 11
Justin Barcia - 1
Chad Reed - 1
Total: 177
 

Holeshot Winners (total)

Ryan Dungey - 3
Josh Grant - 2
Chad Reed - 2
Ken Roczen - 2
Jake Weimer - 1
Trey Canard - 1
Eli Tomac - 1

 

250 Class Stats

  • The first 250 Class race was held at Budds Creek on October 8, 1989. Mike Kiedrowski won on a Honda.
  • This will be the 25th time the gate will drop for a 250 Class race at Budds Creek.
  • Steve Lamson ('94-'96), James Stewart ('02-'04) and Ryan Villopoto ('06-'08) have won three races in a row at Budds Creek. Blake Baggett will attempt to capture a third straight Budds Creek victory in 2014.
  • 14 different riders have won in the 250 Class over the last 24 years.
  • Kawasaki has won 12 of the last 13 races at Budds Creek, including the last eight straight (each by Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki).
  • Budds Creek has welcomed four different winners over the last five seasons in the 250 Class.
  • As the 2010 Budds Creek winner in the 250 Class, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Dean Wilson will look to become the next multi-time winner here.
  • Yamaha will look to capture its first 250 Class victory at Budds Creek since Stephane Roncada's win in 2000.

Wins by brand at Budds Creek

Kawasaki - 14
Honda - 7
Yamaha - 2  
Suzuki - 1
 

Last win by brand at Budds Creek

Kawasaki - 2013
Honda - 2005
Yamaha - 2000
Suzuki - 1991
 

First time winners at Budds Creek

Tallon Vohland, 1999 - Honda
Dean Wilson, 2010 - Kawasaki

 

2014 Current Stats

250 Class Championship Standings - After 6 of 12 Rounds

Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha, 250
Cooper Webb, Morehead City, N.C., Yamaha, 227
Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki, 222
Justin Bogle, Cushing, Okla., Honda, 191
Marvin Musquin, France, KTM, 181
Christophe Pourcel, France, Yamaha, 176
Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., KTM, 167
Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda, 143
Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Kawasaki, 127
Jessy Nelson, Paso Robles, Calif., Honda, 125

Overall Wins

Jeremy Martin - 3
Blake Baggett - 2
Cooper Webb - 1
 

Moto Wins

Jeremy Martin - 6
Blake Baggett - 4
Cooper Webb - 2
 

Overall Wins by Brand

Yamaha - 4
Kawasaki - 2
 

Laps Led (total)

Jeremy Martin - 85
Blake Baggett - 36
Cooper Webb - 34
Christophe Pourcel - 24
Jessy Nelson - 8
Justin Bogle - 8
Matt Bisceglia - 1
Joey Savatgy - 1
Total: 197
 

Holeshot Winners (total)

Zach Bell - 3
Christophe Pourcel - 3
Justin Bogle - 2
Jeremy Martin - 1
Jessy Nelson - 1
Matt Bisceglia - 1
Joey Savatgy - 1
 

Past Winners
BUDDS CREEK MX PARK
Mechanicsville, Md.

450 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
June 22, 2013 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / KTM
June 16, 2012 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / KTM
June 18, 2011 / Chad Reed, Australia / Honda
June 19, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
August 22, 2009 / Chad Reed, Australia / Suzuki
July 13, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
June 17, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
June 18, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
June 19, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
June 20, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
June 15, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
June 16, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
June 17, 2001 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 18, 2000 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 20, 1999 / Kevin Windham, Ethel, LA / Honda
June 21, 1998 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Yamaha
June 15, 1997 / Ezra Lusk, Bainbridge, GA / Yamaha
June 16, 1996 / Jeremy McGrath, Menifee, CA / Honda
June 18, 1995 / Jeremy McGrath, Murrieta, CA / Honda
May 22, 1994 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Kawasaki
 

250 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
June 22, 2013 / Blake Baggett / Grand Terrace, CA / Kawasak
June 16, 2012 / Blake Baggett / Grand Terrace, CA / Kawasaki
June 18, 2011 / Tyla Rattray / South Africa / Kawasaki
June 19, 2010 / Dean Wilson, Scotland / Kawasaki
August 22, 2009 / Jake Weimer, Rupert, ID / Kawasaki
July 13, 2008 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
June 17, 2007 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
June 18, 2006 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
June 19, 2005 / Michael Brown, Johnson City, TN / Honda
June 20, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
June 15, 2003 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
June 16, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
June 17, 2001 / Michael Brown, Piney Flats, TN / Kawasaki
June 18, 2000 / Stephane Roncada, France / Yamaha
June 20, 1999 / Tallon Vohland, Citrus Heights, CA / Honda
June 21, 1998 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 15, 1997 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
June 16, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollick Pines, CA / Honda
June 18, 1995 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
May 22, 1994 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
October 4, 1992 / Jeff Emig, Highland, CA / Yamaha
October 6, 1991 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki
October 7, 1990 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Honda
October 8, 1989 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Honda
 

500cc Motocross

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
October 4, 1992 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
October 6, 1991 / Jean-Michel Bayle, France / Honda
October 7, 1990 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
October 8, 1989 / Jean-Michel Bayle, France / Honda