Stewart Answers Back With Big Win In Phoenix And Sets The Stage For Anaheim This Weekend - Dirt Rider Magazine

******AURORA**, Ill. (January 14, 2008) - Monster Energy Kawasaki's James Stewart, of Haines City, Fla., scored his first win of the season at Phoenix's Chase Field last Saturday, knotting the score between arch rival Chad Reed, of Team San Manuel. Tied at 47 points, Stewart and Reed will square off once again at Round 3 of 17 this Saturday at the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. This Saturday Monster Energy Supercross will pay tribute to the epic '80's era. The night will honor the '80's era with a nostalgic look back at the racing that helped launch supercross to one of the world's top motorsports.World Famous KROQ, which is based in Los Angeles, has jumped on board for the throwback night by offering fans upper deck tickets for $10.67. This incredible value is almost a $20 savings on each ticket. Fans can purchase the tickets by logging on to and typing in the password "KROQ08."Media day will be held on Thursday, January 17 inside the Diamond Club at Angel Stadium from Noon-2:00, featuring Team San Manuel's Chad Reed and Nathan Ramsey. Reed and Ramsey will be on hand for interviews and will ride the track for the media.The Throwback night will feature a replica of the 1986 Anaheim track celebrating the epic battle between Honda riders David Bailey and Rick Johnson. In what is considered the greatest supercross race of all-time, Bailey went on to win the race and Johnson captured the championship that year.To show support for the race, many teams and riders will be outfitted with gear and bikes that have an '80's retro theme. Former AMA Supercross class champions Bailey and Johnson are working closely with Live Nation Motor Sports, Inc., to help capture the nostalgic '80's look and feel. The factory teams will display the '80's works bikes that helped pilot the era's top racers to championships.In addition, former legends Mike Kiedrowski, Scott Burnsworth, Mickey Dymond, Mike Bell, Marty Smith, Sebastien Tortelli, Jeff Stanton, Mike LaRocco, Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael, Ron Lechien, Donnie Hansen, Broc Glover, Rick Johnson, David Bailey, Erik Kehoe, Jim Holley, Johnny O'Mara, Jimmy Button, Bob Moore, Jeff Emig, Danny LaPorte, Greg Albertyn, Marty Tripes, Steve Stackable, Gary Jones, Dwayne Jones, Bryar Holocomb, Brad Lackey, Doug Dubach, Jeff Ward, Roger DeCoster, Tommy Croft, Eddie Cole and Bruce McDougal will be honored at the race and will be on-hand to sign autographs from 2:30-3:30 p.m. outside of the Toyota Zone in the pits. Also, a few '80's-themed surprises have been built into the night program.Fans are encouraged to dress the part all day and to get behind this fun throwback night. From the variety of on-site, '80s-themed promotions to the '80's music and videos, Throwback night will capture the essence of that special era of supercross racing.At the opening round of Monster Energy Supercross at Angel Stadium, Team San Manuel's Chad Reed opened the 2008 championship with a huge win over Stewart in the AMA Supercross class. Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Ryan Dungey led the field of Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites riders, scoring the fifth win of his career.At last year's second Anaheim race, Stewart and Ryan Villopoto won their second-consecutive race at Angel Stadium. Stewart led all 20 laps of the main event while Villopoto led 3 of 15 laps.Tickets are still available by phone at 714-740-2000, Angel Stadium Box office, participating Yamaha dealers and all Ticketmaster outlets. Club and Diamond Club seats are $70; trackside seats are $45; upper deck are $35 and $30; select upper deck kids $15. All seats are $2 more on the day of the race. Gates open at 12:30 and the pit party runs from 12:30-5:30 p.m. for the next two races. Pit passes will be available at $5-discount coupons are available OTD Cycle Sports. Plus, select upper deck seats are "throwback," for $10.67 compliments of KROQ. To use the discount, type in the password "KROQ08" in the promotions and special offers when using and Tickets.comPast winners in Anaheim
AMA Supercross Class

January 5, 2008: Chad Reed
January 6, 2007: James Stewart
January 20, 2007: James Stewart
February 3, 2007: James Stewart
January 07, 2006: James Stewart
January 21, 2006: Ricky Carmichael
February 04, 2006: Ricky Carmichael
January 8, 2005: Kevin Windham
January 22, 2005: Ricky Carmichael
February 5, 2005: Ricky Carmichael
January 3, 2004 : Chad Reed
January 17, 2004: Chad Reed
January 31, 2004: Kevin Windham
January 04, 2003: Chad Reed
January 18, 2003: Ricky Carmichael
February 01, 2003: Ricky Carmichael
January 05, 2002: David Vuillemin
January 19, 2002: Mike LaRocco
February 02, 2002: Ricky Carmichael
January 06, 2001: Jeremy McGrath
January 20, 2001: Jeremy McGrath
February 03, 2001: Ricky Carmichael
January 8, 2000: Jeremy McGrath
January 15, 2000: Jeremy McGrath
January 09, 1999: Ezra Lusk
February 06, 1999: Ezra Lusk
January 27, 1996: Jeremy McGrath
January 28, 1995: Jeremy McGrath
January 29, 1994: Jeremy McGrath
January 23, 1993: Jeremy McGrath
January 25, 1992: Damon Bradshaw
January 26, 1991: Jeff Stanton
January 27, 1990: Damon Bradshaw
January 28, 1989: Rick Johnson
January 31, 1987: Jeff Ward
January 18, 1986: David Bailey
February 02, 1985: Broc Glover
January 28, 1984: Johnny O'Mara
January 29, 1983: David Bailey
January 30, 1982: Donnie Hansen
January 31, 1981: Kent Howerton
November 17, 1979: Kent Howerton
November 11, 1978: Gaylon Mosier
November 12, 1977: Bob Hannah
December 04, 1976: Marty SmithPast winners in Anaheim
AMA Supercross Lites Class

January 5, 2008: Ryan Dungey
January 6, 2007: Ryan Villopoto
January 20, 2007: Ryan Villopoto
February 3, 2007: Ryan Villopoto
January 07, 2006: Andrew Short
January 21, 2006: Grant Langston
February 04, 2006: Grant Langston
January 8, 2005 : Nathan Ramsey
January 22, 2005: Ivan Tedesco
February 5, 2005: Ivan Tedesco
January 3, 2004 : Ivan Tedesco
January 17, 2004: Ivan Tedesco
January 31, 2004: Ivan Tedesco
January 04, 2003: Travis Preston
January 18, 2003: James Stewart
February 01, 2003: James Stewart
January 05, 2002: Travis Preston
January 19, 2002: David Pingree
February 02, 2002: Brock Sellards
January 06, 2001: Ernesto Fonseca
January 20, 2001: Ernesto Fonseca
February 03, 2001: Ernesto Fonseca
January 8, 2000: David Pingree
January 15, 2000: Tallon Vohland
January 09, 1999: Casey Johnson
February 06, 1999: Nathan Ramsey
January 27, 1996: Kevin Windham
January 28, 1995: Damon Huffman
January 29, 1994: Damon Huffman
January 09, 1993: Damon Huffman
January 25, 1992: Jeremy McGrath
January 26, 1991: Jeremy McGrath
January 27, 1990: Michael Craig
January 28, 1989: Jeff Matiasevich
January 31, 1987: Jeff Matiasevich
January 18, 1986: Tyson Vohland
February 02, 1985: Mike Healy1986 AMA Supercross Class Results
David Bailey Axton, VA Honda
Rick Johnson El Cajon, CA Honda
Johnny O'mara Gardnerville, NV Honda
Keith Bowen Pontiac, MI Yamaha
Micky Dymond Yorba Linda, CA Honda
George Holland Kerman, CA Suzuki
Broc Glover El Cajon, CA Yamaha
Ron Leichen El Cajon, CA Kawasaki
Billy Liles Jackson, GA Kawasaki
Jeff Leisk Upland, CA Honda
Brian Myerscough Calimesa, CA Yamaha
Jim Holley Woodland Hills, CA Yamaha
Erik Kehoe Granada Hills, CA Suzuki
Russ Wageman Canoga Park, CA Yamaha
Mike Beier Orange, CA Yamaha
Jeff Hicks Atwater, OH Suzuki
Danny Storbeck San Antonio, TX Yamaha
Alley Semar New Iberia, LA Yamaha
Mike Healey Costa Mesa, CA Suzuki
Scott Burnworth El Cajon, CA YamahaFor more information on the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, please log on to For all media requests, please contact Denny Hartwig or 630-566-6305.ABOUT LIVE NATION
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