Budds Creek Statistical Report

June 25, 2015 5:10pm | by:
  • This year marks the 26th running of the Budds Creek National.
  • 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.
  • Budds Creek is known for its iconic mix of sand and clay, multiple elevation changes and wide range of obstacles.
  • In 2007, Budds Creek MX Park was the host venue for the Motocross of Nations.
  • A total of seven Maryland natives will line up between the 450 Class and 250 Class for their home race on the circuit.
  • Nine different 450 Class riders have earned a moto podium finish so far this season.
  • Ryan Dungey is the only rider to finish inside the top 10 in every moto thus far and is the only rider to finish on the overall podium at every round.
  • Dungey will be going for his fourth consecutive win at Budds Creek, and fifth career win at the circuit.
  • Ken Roczen and Dungey are both in the midst of a seven-moto podium streak. No other active rider in the 450 Class has more than three moto podiums.
  • The three-rider Autotrader.com/Toyota/Yamaha (JGRMX) squad currently has each of its riders inside the top 10 in the championship. Each of those riders has also finished on the podium in a moto this season.
  • Jeremy Martin is the only rider in the 250 Class to finish inside the top 10 in each moto thus far.
  • Martin is the only rider in the 250 Class to earn more than one Bud Light Fastest Qualifier Award.
  • Martin and Marvin Musquin have combined to lead 87 percent of the laps this season and have won every moto in 2015.
  • The 250 Class boasts 11 different moto podium finishers and eight different lap leaders thus far. Seven different riders have finished on the overall podium.
  • Each of Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's three riders have enjoyed at least one moto podium this season. Two of the three - Chris Alldredge and Adam Cianciarulo - have earned overall podium finishes.
  • 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 22nd 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.
    • While he never won there in the 250 Class, Ryan Dungey has won three straight years at Budds Creek, and a total of four times over the last five years.
    • Ryan Dungey is the only rider, other than Ricky Carmichael, to have more than two wins in the 450 Class at Budds Creek (4 overall wins). He is also the only active rider in the field with a premier class win at the track.
    • Chad Reed is the only international rider to ever win a 450 Class overall at Budds Creek.
    • Florida residents have won the last 15 races in the 450 Class at Budds Creek - Chad Reed (‘09 & ‘11), Ryan Dungey (‘10, ‘12-‘14), James Stewart (‘08), Ricky Carmichael (‘00-‘07).
    • In 21 years, only nine different riders have captured victories at Budds Creek in the 450 Class.
    • Blake Baggett can join Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart as riders who have won in both the 250 and 450 Classes at Budds Creek.

Wins by brand at Budds Creek

Honda - 7

Suzuki - 5

Kawasaki - 4

KTM - 3

Yamaha - 2

Last win by brand at Budds Creek

KTM - 2014

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 

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 26th 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 added his name to the list after collecting his third straight win in 2014.
  • With Blake Baggett no longer in the 250 Class, Budds Creek will welcome a first-time winner at the track this season.
  • A total of 14 different riders have won in the 250 Class over the last 24 years.
  • Kawasaki has won for nine straight years at Budds Creek and 13 of the last 14 years. With no wins so far this season for the manufacturer, that streak could be broken in 2015. Each of the past nine wins came from a Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider. The team is still in search of its first win in 2015.

Wins by brand at Budds Creek

Kawasaki - 15

Honda - 7

Yamaha - 2

Suzuki - 1

Last win by brand at Budds Creek

Kawasaki - 2014

Honda - 2005

Yamaha - 2000

Suzuki - 1991

First time winners at Budds Creek

Tallon Vohland, 1999 - Honda

Dean Wilson, 2010 - Kawasaki

2015 Current Stats

After Round 5 of 12

Current 450 Class Championship Standings

  1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 222
  2. Ken Roczen, Germany, Suzuki, 185
  3. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., Husqvarna, 150
  4. Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., Yamaha, 148
  5. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Suzuki, 145
  6. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki, 131
  7. Weston Peick, Wildomar, Calif., Yamaha, 129
  8. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 125
  9. Christophe Pourcel, France, Husqvarna, 115
  10. Phil Nicoletti, Cohocton, N.Y., Yamaha, 106

Overall Wins

Eli Tomac - 2

Ryan Dungey - 2

Ken Roczen - 1

Moto Wins

Eli Tomac - 5

Ryan Dungey - 3

Ken Roczen - 2

Overall Wins by Brand

Honda - 2

KTM - 2

Suzuki - 1

Laps led (total)

Eli Tomac - 76

Ken Roczen - 44

Ryan Dungey - 37

Justin Barcia - 3

Phil Nicoletti - 3

Christophe Pourcel - 2

Total: 165

Motosport.com Holeshot Award Winners (total)

Justin Barcia - 3

Eli Tomac - 2

Ryan Dungey - 2

Christophe Pourcel - 1

Ken Roczen - 1

Cole Seely - 1 

Current 250 Class Championship Standings

  1. Marvin Musquin, France, KTM, 219
  2. Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha, 211
  3. Jessy Nelson, Paso Robles, Calif., KTM, 146
  4. Adam Cianciarulo, Port Orange, Fla., Kawasaki, 143
  5. Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki, 135
  6. Zach Osborne, Abingdon, Va., Husqvarna, 129
  7. Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha, 115
  8. Shane McElrath, Canton, N.C., KTM, 109
  9. Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha, 108
  10. Matt Bisceglia, Tualatin, Ore., Honda, 106

Overall Wins

Jeremy Martin - 3

Marvin Musquin - 2

Moto Wins

Marvin Musquin - 6

Jeremy Martin - 4 

Overall Wins by Brand

KTM - 3

Yamaha - 3

Laps Led (total)

Marvin Musquin - 84

Jeremy Martin - 59

Aaron Plessinger - 7

Jessy Nelson - 6

Adam Cianciarulo - 5

Justin Bogle - 1

Alex Martin - 1

Zach Osborne - 1

Total: 164

Motosport.com Holeshot Award Winners (total)

Marvin Musquin - 3

Jeremy Martin - 2

Jessy Nelson - 2

Matt Bisceglia - 1

Justin Bogle - 1

Zach Osborne - 1 

Past Winners 

450 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Brand

July 12, 2014 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / KTM

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 / Brand

July 12, 2014 / Blake Baggett / Grand Terrace, CA / Kawasaki

June 22, 2013 / Blake Baggett / Grand Terrace, CA / Kawasaki

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 / Brand

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

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