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
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
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

450SX Class Results: Anaheim Race 2
1. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Kawasaki
2. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki
3. Ken Roczen, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
4. Justin Brayton, Cornelius, N.C., Yamaha
5. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki
6. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM
7. Weston Peick, Wildomar, Calif., Suzuki
8. Joshua Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Suzuki
9. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM
10. Jacob Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki

450SX Class Season Standings
1. Ken Roczen, Murrieta, Calif., KTM,60
2. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki,59
3. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Kawasaki, 57
4. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM,57
5. Justin Brayton, Cornelius, N.C., Yamaha, 55
6. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki,44
7. Justin Barcia, Pinetta, Fla., Honda, 42
8. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM, 38
9. William Hahn, Menifee, Calif., Honda, 30
10. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki ,26

Western Regional 250SX Class Results: Anaheim Race 2
1. Cole Seely, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Honda
2. Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., Yamaha
3. Malcolm Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Honda
4. Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., KTM
5. Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Kawasaki
6. Shane Mcelrath, Chesterfield, S.C., Honda
7. Dean Wilson, Wesley Chapel, Fla., Kawasaki
8. Zach Osborne, Chesterfield, S.C., Honda
9. Michael Leib, Menifee, Calif., Honda
10. Jessy Nelson, Paso Robles, Calif., Honda

Western Regional 250SX Class Season Standings
1. Cole Seely, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Honda, 69
2. Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., KTM, 68
3. Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., Yamaha,53
4. Zach Osborne, Chesterfield, S.C., Honda, 53
5. Dean Wilson, Wesley Chapel, Fla., Kawasaki,50
6. Malcolm Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Honda, 49
7. Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Kawasaki, 44
8. Jessy Nelson, Paso Robles, Calif., Honda, 35
9. Dean Ferris, Murrieta, Calif., KTM, 31
10.Shane McElrath, Chesterfield, S.C., Honda, 29

450SX Class Rider Finishes

Chad Reed
Anaheim Race 1: 3
Phoenix: 9
Anaheim Race 2: 1

James Stewart
Anaheim Race 1: 17
Phoenix: 4
Anaheim Race 2: 2

Ken Roczen
Anaheim Race 1: 1
Phoenix: 6
Anaheim Race 2: 3

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here