Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package: Las Vegas

2012-05-02 08:27
Supercross Class Stats: Las Vegas
The first race was held on March 17, 1990, and Jeff Matiasevich won on a Kawasaki

This will be the 22nd time the gate will drop for a Supercross Class race in Sam Boyd Stadium

First time winners: Jeff Matiascvich: 1990; Mike Larrocco: 1991; Jeff Emig: 1995

Jeremy McGrath won his first-ever supercross race in Las Vegas aboard a Kawasaki in the Supercross Lites Class

McGrath has won Las Vegas seven times, three times in the Supercross Lites Class, four times in the Supercross Class

From 1993-2002, there were 156 Supercross Class races held and McGrath only missed one of them, which was Las Vegas in 1995

In 1997, Doug Henry made history when he won the Las Vegas Supercross Class race on a Yamaha 4-stroke; that was the first time a 4-stroke won a Supercross Class race

Supercross Class: Wins by Brand in Las Vegas
Yamaha (8)
Honda (6)
Kawasaki (5)
Suzuki (2)

Supercross Class Recap: Salt Lake City
Ryan Dungey earned his third win of the season and 10th of his career, tying Mike LaRocco on the all-time Supercross Class win list

Davi Millsaps earned his fourth podium of the season with a second place finish

Jake Weimer earned his fifth podium of the year with a third place

After Andrew Short earned the first win of his career, he finished seventh in Salt Lake City, marking the 43rd time a rider finished in the top 10 after picking up his first win

Supercross Lites Class Stats: Las Vegas
The first race was held on March 17, 1990, and Jeremy McGrath won on a Kawasaki

This is the 22nd time the gate will drop for a Supercross Lites Class race in Las Vegas

In 1995, this race became the Dave Coombs East/West Shootout

In the 16 Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout races, the Eastern Region has won eight and the Western Region has won eight

Since the shootout started in 1995, the newly crowned Supercross Lites Class Champion has gone on to win the shootout seven times: Windham (’97); Carmichael (’98); Ramsey (’99); Stewart (‘04 Dungey (’07), Pourcel (’09); Weimer (’10)

Supercross Lites Class: Wins by Brand in Las Vegas
Kawasaki (9)
Suzuki (6)
Honda (3)
Yamaha (3)

Western Regional Supercross Lites Class Recap: Salt Lake City
Eli Tomac captured the first Supercross Lites Class title of his career, winning the Western Regional Supercross Lites Class

Tomac gave Honda their first Supercross Lites Class Championship since 2002

Tomac gave Honda their 100th Supercross Lites Class win

Honda swept both regional championships, marking the first time that the brand has done so since Jeremy McGrath and Brian Swink did so in 1991

For only the eighth time in Supercross Lites Class history a brand swept both Classes: Kawasaki (four times); Suzuki (two times); Honda (two times)

For only the sixth time since 1985, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki did not win a Supercross Lites Class Championship

Supercross Lites Class Championships by Brand
Kawasaki (22)
Suzuki (13)
Honda (12)
Yamaha (9)
Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Recap: New Orleans
Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Darryn Durham recorded the first win of his career and fourth win of the season

Durham’s teammate Blake Baggett finished in second place, marking his second consecutive podium of his season

GIECO Honda’s Justin Bogle grabbed his second podium finish of the season with a third place

Barcia finished off the podium for the first time in 2012 with a fourth place

Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen recorded his sixth top-five finish with a fifth place

Kyle Cunningham earned the best finish of his season with a sixth place

Only two riders have recorded top-10 finishes in every race this season: Barcia and Jake Canada; Canada finished seventh in New Orleans and is sixth in season standings

Supercross Class Laps Led
Ryan Villopoto: 161
Ryan Dungey: 35
James Stewart: 25
Chad Reed: 24
David Millsaps: 22
Andrew Short: 20
Justin Brayton: 11
Cole Seely: 7
Mike Alessi: 5
Jake Weimer: 5
Brett Metcalfe: 1

Supercross Lites Class Laps Led
Justin Barcia: 75
Eli Tomac: 45
Dean Wilson: 30
Darryn Durham: 22
Ryan Sipes: 15
Cole Seely: 15
Jason Anderson: 10
Blake Wharton: 9
Ken Roczen: 6
Tyla Rattray: 3
Alex Martin: 2
Martin Davalos: 1
Blake Baggett: 1

Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshot Award: Supercross Class
Anaheim Race 1: Ryan Villopoto
Phoenix: Ryan Dungey
Los Angeles: Jake Weimer
Oakland: Chad Reed
Anaheim Race 2: Ryan Villopoto
San Diego: Brett Metcalfe
Arlington: Jeff Alessi
Atlanta: Cole Seely
St. Louis: David Millsaps
Daytona: David Millsaps
Indianapolis: Mike Alessi
Toronto: Justin Brayton
Houston: David Millsaps
New Orleans: Ryan Villopoto
Seattle: Andrew Short
Salt Lake City: David Millsaps

Nuclear Cowboyz® Holeshot Award: Supercross Lites Class
Anaheim Race 1: Vince Friese
Phoenix: Tyla Rattray
Los Angeles: Martin Davalos
Anaheim Race 2: Eli Tomac
San Diego: Vince Friese
Arlington: Darryn Durham
Atlanta: Justin Barcia
St. Louis: Justin Barcia
Daytona: Justin Barcia
Indianapolis: Ken Roczen
Toronto: Justin Barcia
Houston: Justin Barcia
New Orleans: Alex Martin
Seattle: Dean Wilson
Salt Lake City: Jason Anderson

MMI Top Tech Award
Anaheim Race 1: Mike Williamson
Phoenix: Eddie Lorett
Los Angeles: Bryan Grantz
Oakland: Steve Westfall
Anaheim Race 2: Richard Matchett
San Diego: Frank Latham
Arlington: Dana Wiggins
Atlanta: Michael Tomlin
St. Louis: Frank Politelli
Daytona: N/A
Indianapolis: Jason Haines
Toronto: Brent Myron
Houston: Jimmy Albertson
New Orleans: Jon Primo
Seattle: Scott Donkersgoed
Salt Lake City: Carlos Rivera

Supercross Class Results: Salt Lake City
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM
David Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha
Jake Weimer, Wildomar, Idaho, Kawasaki
Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Honda
Mike Alessi, Hilliard, Fla., Suzuki
Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki
Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda
Joshua Grant, Corona, Calif., Kawasaki
Robert Kiniry, Holland Patent, N.Y., Yamaha
Tyler Bowers, Danville, Kent., Kawasaki

Supercross Class Season Standings
Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 323
David Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 244
Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Honda, 237
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 232
Jake Weimer, Wildomar, Idaho, Kawasaki, 211
Mike Alessi, Hilliard, Fla., Suzuki, 192
James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Yamaha, 178
Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Suzuki, 174
Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda, 166
Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki, 161

Western Regional Supercross Lites Class Results: Salt Lake City
Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda
Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., Suzuki
Martin Davalos, Cairo, Georgia, Suzuki
Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda
Marvin Musquin, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
Matt Moss, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
Billy Laninovich, Riverside, Calif., Honda
Topher Ingalls, San Luis Obispo, Calif., Honda
Vince Friese, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Honda
Scott Champion, Sun City, Calif., Honda

Western Regional Supercross Lites Class Season Standings
Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 159
Dean Wilson, Menifee, Calif., Kawasaki, 132
Marvin Musquin, Murrieta, Calif., KTM, 127
Cole Seely, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 119
Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., Suzuki, 95
Matt Moss, Murrieta, Calif., KTM, 92
Billy Laninovich, Riverside, Calif., Honda, 84
Ryan Sipes, Ekron, Kent., Yamaha, 83
Nico Izzi, Menifee, Calif., Yamaha, 78
Travis Baker, Temecula, Calif., Honda, 75

Supercross Class Rider Finishes
Ryan Dungey
Anaheim Race 1: 3
Phoenix: 1
Los Angeles: 2
Oakland: 4
Anaheim Race 2: 4
San Diego: 3
Arlington: 2
Atlanta: 1
St. Louis: 2
Daytona: N/A
Indianapolis: N/A
Toronto: N/A
Houston: N/A
New Orleans: N/A
Seattle: 6
Salt Lake City: 1

David Millsaps
Anaheim Race 1: 16
Phoenix: 13
Los Angeles: 6
Oakland: 7
Anaheim Race 2: 7
San Diego: 7
Arlington: 15
Atlanta: 4
St. Louis: 6
Daytona: 2
Indianapolis: 3
Toronto: 4
Houston: 2
New Orleans: 6
Seattle: 5
Salt Lake City: 2

Jake Weimer
Anaheim Race 1: 5
Phoenix: 2
Los Angeles: 11
Oakland: 8
Anaheim Race 2: 11
San Diego: 20
Arlington: 3
Atlanta: 7
St. Louis: 7
Daytona: 7
Indianapolis: N/A
Toronto: 5
Houston: 3
New Orleans: 20
Seattle: 3
Salt Lake City: 3

Justin Brayton
Anaheim Race 1: 4
Phoenix: 14
Los Angeles: N/A
Oakland: 9
Anaheim Race 2: 5
San Diego: 6
Arlington: 9
Atlanta: 5
St. Louis: 3
Daytona: 16
Indianapolis: 2
Toronto: 2
Houston: 5
New Orleans: 3
Seattle: 4
Salt Lake City: 4

Mike Alessi
Anaheim Race 1: 9
Phoenix: 16
Los Angeles: 10
Oakland: 11
Anaheim Race 2: 8
San Diego: 9
Arlington: 4
Atlanta: 12
St. Louis: 13
Daytona: 6
Indianapolis: 6
Toronto: 13
Houston: 4
New Orleans: 13
Seattle: 7
Salt Lake City: 5

Broc Tickle
Anaheim Race 1: 12
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 8
Oakland: 13
Anaheim Race 2: 10
San Diego: 18
Arlington: 11
Atlanta: 16
St. Louis: 11
Daytona: 8
Indianapolis: 8
Toronto: 8
Houston: 7
New Orleans: 10
Seattle: 8
Salt Lake City: 6

Andrew Short
Anaheim Race 1: 7
Phoenix: 6
Los Angeles: 14
Oakland: 5
Anaheim Race 2: 14
San Diego: N/A
Arlington: N/A
Atlanta: N/A
St. Louis: N/A
Daytona: N/A
Indianapolis: N/A
Toronto: N/A
Houston: N/A
New Orleans: 5
Seattle: 1
Salt Lake City: 7

Joshua Grant
Anaheim Race 1: 19
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 17
Oakland: N/A
Anaheim Race 2: N/A
San Diego: N/A
Arlington: N/A
Atlanta: N/A
St. Louis: N/A
Daytona: N/A
Indianapolis: 11
Toronto: 12
Houston: 10
New Orleans: 2
Seattle: 18
Salt Lake City: 8

Robert Kiniry
Anaheim Race 1: N/A
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: N/A
Oakland: 18
Anaheim Race 2: N/A
San Diego: 14
Arlington: 14
Atlanta: 14
St. Louis: 14
Daytona: 20
Indianapolis: 13
Toronto: 9
Houston: 6
New Orleans: 18
Seattle: 12
Salt Lake City: 9

Tyler Bowers
Anaheim Race 1: N/A
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: N/A
Oakland: N/A
Anaheim Race 2: N/A
San Diego: N/A
Arlington: N/A
Atlanta: N/A
St. Louis: N/A
Daytona: N/A
Indianapolis: N/A
Toronto: N/A
Houston: N/A
New Orleans: N/A
Seattle: 16
Salt Lake City: 10

Matthew Goerke
Anaheim Race 1: N/A
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: N/A
Oakland: N/A
Anaheim Race 2: N/A
San Diego: 17
Arlington: 16
Atlanta: 13
St. Louis: 12
Daytona: 9
Indianapolis: 14
Toronto: 14
Houston: 15
New Orleans: N/A
Seattle: 15
Salt Lake City: 11

Weston Peick
Anaheim Race 1: N/A
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 15
Oakland: 17
Anaheim Race 2: 15
San Diego: 13
Arlington: N/A
Atlanta: 20
St. Louis: N/A
Daytona: 19
Indianapolis: 9
Toronto: N/A
Houston: 9

Source: Feld Motor Sports

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