San Francisco, SBC Park250cc laps led:
Ricky Carmichael: 44
Kevin Windham: 8
125cc laps led:
Broc D. Helper: 15
Nathan Ramsey: 8
Ivan Tedesco: 4
Andrew Short: 7
Ryan Sipes: 2Stats for San Francisco
• Carmichael won the first race in what was then Pac Bell Park in ’03
• Last year Yamaha has a -12 finished in Reed and Vuillemin respectively.
• In the three years that Carmichael has had the points lead, he didn’t let it go.
• Carmichael is now tied with McGrath on the Suzuki all-time win list with 2.
• Carmichael is the first rider since Mark Barnett in 1983 two earn back-to-back wins.
• Mark Barnett was the last rider to win three consecutive 250cc mains.
• No Suzuki rider has ever won four 250cc supercross main events.
• McGrath has 164 starts and 138 top five finishes.
• LaRocco has 209 starts and 129 top five finishes
• Carmichael has 34 consecutive top 5 finishes. He has been in the top five every race since round 2 of ’02.
• Mike LaRocco has gone 17 consecutive seasons with a podium finish.
• In 16 out of the 31 supercross seasons, the first rider to win two main events has gone on to claim the championship.
• In 19 of 31 supercross seasons, the first rider to win three main events has gone on to claim the championship.
• In ’03, Carmichael won rounds 3,4,5 and won the title.
• In ’04 Reed won rounds 1, 3, 4 and won the title.125cc West
• The last time we had three different winners on three different brands was ’02.
• In ’00, there were five different winner in the first five races.
• Last season Tedesco won five consecutive races and the championship.
• This weekend is the 125 class’ 305th race.
• Honda has not won a 125cc supercross race since last year in San Francisco (Ramsey).Suzuki all-time 250cc supercross win list
Mark Barnett: 16
Kent Howerton: 5
Tony Distefano: 3
Darrell Schultz: 3
Larry Ward: 3
Jeremy McGrath: 2
Ricky Carmichael: 2
Mike LaRocco: 1Race Recap:
Anaheim II, Calif. (January 22, 2005) – Ricky Carmichael, of Havana, Fla., rode to his second consecutive THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series win in front of a sold out crowd at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The win moved Carmichael into the THQ AMA Supercross Series points lead. Kawasaki’s Ivan Tedesco, of Murrieta, Calif., won his first 125cc Western Regional THQ AMA Supercross Series race of the season.
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Anaheim 1: Chris Gosselaar
Phoenix: Akira Narita
Anaheim 2: Michael SleeterTHQ World Supercross GP Top Privateers
1. Nick Wey
2. Damon Huffman
3. Tyler Evans250cc Butterfinger Holeshot Award
Anaheim 1: Ricky Carmichael
Phoenix: Ricky Carmichael
Anaheim 2: Ricky Carmichael125cc Butterfinger Holeshot Award
Anaheim1: Ivan Tedesco
Phoenix: Ryan Sipes
Anaheim 2: Ryan SipesMMI Top Tech Award
Anaheim 1: Brent Myron
Phoenix: Brian Kinne