Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Statistical Report: Hangtown

—NEWS RELEASE—

**Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing

Series Statistical Report**

**FMF Hangtown Motocross Classic

Prairie City OHV Park – Rancho Cordova, Calif., May 19**

  • Hangtown enters its 44th year as a motocross national. It is the oldest race on the schedule.

  • A total of seven different countries will be represented on the starting gate across both the 250 and 450 Classes on Saturday afternoon.

  • James Stewart has competed in just one Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship race since winning the 450 Class title in 2008 – the 2010 Unadilla National.

  • Ryan Dungey will look to give KTM its first overall win in the 450 Class this season.

  • Stewart and Dungey will each look to become the first multiple title winner since Ricky Carmichael, who retired following the 2007 season.

  • Ivan Tedesco won the 2005 championship in the 250 Class for Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki. Six seasons later, he returns to the division as a member of the same team. Tedesco has not competed in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship full time since the 2009 season.

  • Dean Wilson is the first 250 Class Champion to defend his title since Ryan Villopoto in 2008.

  • At 18 years of age, Ken Roczen is the youngest rider in the series.

450 Class Stats

  • The first Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship race was held at Hangtown on April 8, 1974, with Bill Grossi winning on a Honda.

  • This will be the 39th time the gate will drop for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at Hangtown.

  • Hangtown wins by brand:

Honda: 16

Kawasaki: 8

Suzuki: 6

Yamaha: 6

Can-Am: 1

Husqvarna: 1

  • Last win at Hangtown by brand:

Honda: 2011

Kawasaki: 2010

Suzuki: 2009

Yamaha: 2000

  • First time winners at Hangtown: Mike Alessi – 2009 (Suzuki); James Stewart Jr. - 2006 (Kawasaki); David Vuillemin - 2000 (Yamaha); Kevin Windham - 1999 (Honda); Rick Johnson - 1992 (Yamaha); John Dowd – 1991 (Honda); Jeff Stanton – 1989 (Honda); Alan King – 1984 (Honda); Kent Howerton – 1980 (Suzuki); Marty Smith – 1977 (Honda); Bill Grossi – 1974 (Honda).

  • Ricky Carmichael is the winningest rider at Hangtown with five victories.

  • James Stewart earned his first 450 Class victory at Hangtown in 2006.

  • Yamaha has not won at Hangtown since 2000 when David Vuillemin earned his inaugural 450 Class victory.

  • Chad Reed ended a six-year drought for Honda at Hangtown last season.

  • From 2002 to 2008, only two riders won at Hangtown: Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart. Carmichael captured four straight victories from 2002-2005. Since then, only two additional riders have won: Mike Alessi and Chad Reed.

  • Mike Alessi's first-career victory in both the 250 Class and 450 Class came at Hangtown.

250 Class Stats

  • The first Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship 250 Class race was held April 8, 1974, with Marty Smith winning on a Honda.

  • This will be the 39th time the gate will drop for a Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship 250 Class race at Hangtown.

  • Hangtown wins by brand:

Kawasaki: 11

Suzuki: 11

Honda: 8

Yamaha: 5

KTM: 3

  • Last win by brand at Hangtown:

Kawasaki: 2011

Honda: 2010

KTM: 2006

Suzuki: 1994

Yamaha: 1991

  • First time winners at Glen Helen: Blake Baggett – 2011 (Kawasaki); Eli Tomac – 2010 (Honda); Christophe Pourcel – 2009 (Kawasaki); Mike Alessi - 2006 (KTM); Damon Huffman - 1994 (Suzuki); Jeremy McGrath - 1993 (Honda); Steve Lamson – 1992 (Honda); Doug Henry – 1991 (Yamaha); Brian Myerscough – 1979 (Suzuki); Bob Hannah – 1976 (Yamaha); and Marty Smith – 1974 (Honda).

  • Steve Lamson and Mark Barnett are the winningest 250 Class riders at Hangtown with four wins apiece. Barnett won his four races consecutively.

  • For the last three seasons, the Hangtown was the site of its winner's first career win – Blake Baggett, Eli Tomac and Christophe Pourcel.

  • Eli Tomac made history in 2010 by becoming the first rider in history to win his professional debut.

  • Jeremy McGrath earned his first professional motocross victory at Hangtown in 1993.

  • Yamaha and Suzuki have gone winless at Hangtown for a combined 31 years. Damon Huffman gave Suzuki its last Hangtown win in 1994. Doug Henry won for Yamaha in 1991.

Past Winners

**HANGTOWN MOTOCROSS CLASSIC

Rancho Cordova, Calif.**

450 Class

Date / Winner / Hometown / Machine

May 21, 2011 / Chad Reed, Australia / Honda

May 22, 2010 / Chad Reed, Australia / Kawasaki

May 30, 2009 / Mike Alessi, Victorville, CA / Suzuki

June 1, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

May 20, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

May 21, 2006 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

May 22, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki

May 16, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

May 18, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

May 19, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda

May 20, 2001 / Sebastien Tortelli, France / Honda

May 21, 2000 / David Vuillemin, France / Yamaha

May 16, 1999 / Kevin Windham, Ethel, LA / Honda

May 17, 1998 / Jeremy McGrath, Menifee, CA / Yamaha

May 4, 1997 / Greg Albertyn, South Africa / Suzuki

May 5, 1996 / Jeremy McGrath, Menifee, CA / Honda

May 7, 1995 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki

May 1, 1994 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki

June 20, 1993 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki

June 14, 1992 / Damon Bradshaw, Mooresville, NC / Yamaha

March 24, 1991 / John Dowd, Chicopee, MA / Honda

April 1, 1990 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki

April 23, 1989 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda

March 27, 1988 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

March 22, 1987 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

April 6, 1986 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda

March 31, 1985 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki

April 8, 1984 / Alan King, Troy, MI / Honda

March 27, 1983 / Bob Hannah, Carson City, NV / Honda

March 28, 1982 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha

March 29, 1981 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki

March 23, 1980 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki

March 25, 1979 / Bob Hannah, Carson City, NV / Yamaha

April 9, 1978 / Bob Hannah, Carson City, NV / Yamaha

April 10, 1977 / Marty Smith, San Diego, CA / Honda

April 4, 1976 / Jim Ellis, East Hampton, CT / Can-Am

April 6, 1975 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Husqvarna

April 8, 1974 / Bill Grossi, Santa Cruz, CA / Honda

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250 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

May 21, 2011 / Blake Baggett, Cortez, Colo. / Kawasaki

May 22, 2010 / Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo. / Honda

May 30, 2009 / Christophe Pourcel, France / Kawasaki

June 1, 2008 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki

May 20, 2007 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki

May 21, 2006 / Mike Alessi, Victorville, CA / KTM

May 22, 2005 / Grant Langston, South Africa / Kawasaki

May 16, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

May 18, 2003 / Ryan Hughes, Temecula, CA / KTM

May 19, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki

May 20, 2001 / Grant Langston, South Africa / KTM

May 21, 2000 / Steve Lamson, Murrieta, CA / Honda

May 16, 1999 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

May 17, 1998 / Steve Lamson, Riverside, CA / Honda

May 4, 1997 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki

May 5, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda

May 7, 1995 / Ryan Hughes, Escondido, CA / Kawasaki

May 1, 1994 / Damon Huffman, Saugus, CA / Suzuki

June 20, 1993 / Jeremy McGrath, Murrieta, CA / Honda

June 14, 1992 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda

March 24, 1991 / Doug Henry, Fairfield, CT / Yamaha

April 1, 1990 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki

April 23, 1989 / Damon Bradshaw, Charlotte, NC / Yamaha

March 28, 1988 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki

March 22, 1987 / George Holland, Kerman, CA / Suzuki

April 6, 1986 / Erik Kehoe, Granada Hills, CA / Suzuki

March 31, 1985 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Honda

April 8, 1984 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki

March 27, 1983 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki

March 28, 1982 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki

March 29, 1981 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki

March 23, 1980 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki

March 25, 1979 / Brian Myerscough, Calimesa, CA / Suzuki

April 9, 1978 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha

April 10, 1977 / Danny LaPorte, Yucca Valley, CA / Suzuki

April 4, 1976 / Bob Hannah, Whittier, CA / Yamaha

April 6, 1975 / Tim Hart, Torrance, CA / Yamaha

April 8, 1974 / Marty Smith, San Diego, CA / Honda

500cc Motocross

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

March 31, 1985 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha

April 8, 1984 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda

March 27, 1983 / Danny Chandler, Foresthill, CA / Honda

**2011 Final Stats

**

**450 Class Point Standings – After 12 of 12 rounds

**1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki – 526

2. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki – 514

3. Chad Reed, Kurri Kurri, Australia, Honda – 429

4. Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki – 374

5. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., KTM – 304

6. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki – 271

7. Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Yamaha – 218

8. Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., KTM – 196

9. Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, La., Honda – 193

10. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha – 173**

**

Overall Wins

Chad Reed – 4

Ryan Dungey – 4

Ryan Villopoto – 3

Brett Metcalfe – 1

Moto Wins

Ryan Villopoto – 10

Chad Reed – 7

Ryan Dungey – 6

Justin Barcia – 1

Overall Wins by Brand

Suzuki – 5

Honda – 4

Kawasaki – 3

Laps Led (total)

Ryan Villopoto – 144

Ryan Dungey – 92

Chad Reed – 75

Justin Barcia – 37

Mike Alessi – 15

Christian Craig – 10

Davi Millsaps – 6

Kevin Windham – 6**

Total: 369**

Holeshot Winners (total)

Ryan Villopoto – 5

Ryan Dungey – 4

Chad Reed – 4

Mike Alessi – 3

Christian Craig – 2

Jake Weimer – 2

Justin Barcia – 1

Justin Brayton – 1

Brett Metcalfe – 1

Kevin Windham – 1

**250 Class Point Standings – After 12 of 12 rounds

**1. Dean Wilson, Glasgow, Scotland, Kawasaki – 538

2. Tyla Rattray, Durban, South Africa, Kawasaki – 472

3. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki – 469

4. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda – 314

5. Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Yamaha – 311

6. Gareth Swanepoel, Johannesburg, South Africa, Yamaha – 300

7. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki – 253

8. Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., Honda – 213

9. Martin Davalos, Quito, Ecuador, Suzuki – 213

10. Darryn Durham, Butler, Pa., Honda – 195**

**

Overall Wins

Blake Baggett – 5

Tyla Rattray – 4

Dean Wilson – 3**

**

Moto Wins

Dean Wilson – 11

Blake Baggett – 8

Tyla Rattray – 4

Gareth Swanepoel – 1

Overall Wins by Brand

Kawasaki – 12

Laps Led (total)

Dean Wilson – 150

Blake Baggett – 79

Tyla Rattray – 66

Justin Barcia – 24

Gareth Swanepoel – 13

Darryn Durham – 11

Justin Bogle – 10

Ryan Sipes – 9

Eli Tomac – 9

Alex Martin – 3

Jimmy DeCotis – 2

Kyle Cunningham – 1

Nico Izzi – 1**

Total: 363**

Holeshot Winners (total)

Justin Barcia – 7

Dean Wilson – 4

Kyle Cunningham – 2

Jimmy DeCotis – 2

Tyla Rattray – 2

Gannon Audette – 1

Blake Baggett – 1

Justin Bogle – 1

Wil Hahn – 1

Marvin Musquin – 1

Malcolm Stewart – 1

Gareth Swanepoel – 1

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