Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package – Atlanta

AMA Supercross Class Notes:

-First race: March 5th, 1977 and Bob Hannah won on a Yamaha.

-This will be the 30th time the gate will drop for an AMA Supercross class race in Atlanta.

-First time winners in Atlanta: Bob Hannah-1977, Chuck Sun-1980, Jeff Stanton-1989, Damon Huffman-1997.

-Yamaha won the first race in Atlanta in 1977. It was held at the old Fulton County Stadium. In 1992, Damon Bradshaw (Yamaha) won the last AMA Supercross race Fulton County Stadium. In 1993, the race was moved to the Georgia dome where Damon Bradshaw once again on a Yamaha earned the win.

Wins by Brand in Atlanta

Yamaha – 10

 Honda – 9

 Kawasaki – 6 

Suzuki – 4

– Atlanta did not host a race in 1987 and 1988.

-Riders to win three consecutive races in Atlanta: Bradshaw in 1991-1993, Jeremy McGrath in 1998-2000, Ricky Carmichael in 2001-2003

-Most wins by a rider in Atlanta: Carmichael-5, McGrath-5, Damon Bradshaw-3 and Hannah-3.

-Ricky Carmichael is the only rider to win in Atlanta on three different brands – Kawasaki, Honda, and Suzuki.

-Riders to win in the AMA Supercross and AMA Supercross Lites classes in Atlanta: Bradshaw, Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart.

AMA Supercross Class Notables – Houston

-Kevin Windham won his 13th AMA Supercross race in Houston. He is now 12th on the all time AMA Supercross win list.

-Windham broke Honda’s 53-race winless streak in Houston. Honda’s last win was at Anaheim 1 in 2005 where Kevin Windham scored the victory. 

-Kevin Windham is in his 11th season of AMA Supercross racing. He has 126 starts, 78 top-5 finishes and 53 podiums. 

-Reed now has 80 podiums. If he gets one more podium he will be tied with Mike LaRocco for third on the all time AMA Supercross podium list.

-Reed and Windham are the only two riders this season not to finish out of the top five.

AMA Supercross Class Stats – Atlanta 

-First race, February 23, 1985 and Eddie Warren won on a Kawasaki.

-This will be the 23rd time the gate will drop for an AMA Supercross L2ites race in Atlanta.

-Brian Swink and Ricky Carmichael are the only riders to win back to back Lites races in Atlanta.

-Keith Turpin and Ezra Lusk are the only riders from Georgia to win in Atlanta.

-Yamaha won five races in a row with five different riders from 99 to 03 in Atlanta.

-First ever AMA Supercross Lites East Coast champion was Eddie Warren.

-Former Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites champions to go on and win the AMA Supercross championship: Carmichael, Reed, and Stewart.

-First non-American rider to win the Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites championship was Mickael Pichon from France. Others include: Ernesto Fonseca from Costa Rica, Stephane Roncada from France, Chad Reed from Australia, and Ben Townley from New Zealand.

-In 1997, Tim Ferry won win the East Coast title without winning a single main event.

Wins by Brand in Atlanta

Kawasaki-7

Yamaha-7

Suzuki-4

Honda-4

AMA Supercross Lites Notables – Houston

-Austin Stroupe gets won his first AMA Supercross Lites race.

-In 18 seasons that Team Pro Circuit has been racing, there has only been one season where they failed to win a single Lites class race. 

-Stroupe’s win was Pro Circuit’s 88th AMA Supercross Lites class win.

 

Former Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Champions

1985-Eddie Warren, Kawasaki

1986-Kieth Turpin, Honda

1987-Ron Tichnor, Suzuki

1988-Todd DeHoop, Suzuki

1989-Damon Bradshaw, Yamaha

1990-Denny Stephenson, Suzuki

1991-Brian Swink, Honda

1992-Brian Swink, Suzuki

1993-Doug Henry, Honda

1994-Ezra Lusk, Suzuki

1995-Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki

1996-Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki

1997-Tim Ferry, Suzuki

1998-Ricky Carmichael, Kawasaki

1999-Ernesto Fonseca, Yamaha

2000-Stephane Roncada, Yamaha

2001-Travis Pastrana, Suzuki

2002-Chad Reed, Yamaha

2003-Branden Jesseman, Suzuki

2004-James Stewart, Kawasaki

2005-Grant Langston, Kawasaki

2006-Davi Millsaps, Honda

2007-Ben Townley ,Kawasaki

Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Titles by Brand

Brand         Number of Titles      First Title             Last Title

Suzuki               8                          1987                        2003

Kawasaki           7                         1985                         2007

Honda                4                         1986                         2006

Yamaha             4                         1989                         2002

 

AMA Supercross Class Laps Led

Chad Reed                                 80

James Stewart                           20

Kevin Windham                          23 

Grant Langston                            3

David Millsaps                             9

 

AMA Supercross Lites Class Laps Led

Jason Lawrence                          47

Ryan Dungey                             26

Jake Weimer                               5

1993-Doug Henry, Honda

1994-Ezra Lusk, Suzuki

1995-Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki

1996-Mickael Pichon, Kawasaki

1997-Tim Ferry, Suzuki

1998-Ricky Carmichael, Kawasaki

1999-Ernesto Fonseca, Yamaha

2000-Stephane Roncada, Yamaha

2001-Travis Pastrana, Suzuki

2002-Chad Reed, Yamaha

2003-Branden Jesseman, Suzuki

2004-James Stewart, Kawasaki

2005-Grant Langston, Kawasaki

2006-Davi Millsaps, Honda

2007-Ben Townley ,Kawasaki

Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Titles by Brand

Brand         Number of Titles      First Title             Last Title

Suzuki               8                          1987                        2003

Kawasaki           7                         1985                         2007

Honda                4                         1986                         2006

Yamaha             4                         1989                         2002

 

AMA Supercross Class Laps Led

Chad Reed                                 80

James Stewart                           20

Kevin Windham                          23 

Grant Langston                            3

David Millsaps                             9

 

AMA Supercross Lites Class Laps Led

Jason Lawrence                          47

Ryan Dungey                             26

Jake Weimer                               5

Austin Stroupe                           15

Daniel Reardon                            4

Broc Hepler                                 3

            

Progressive Holeshot Award (AMA Supercross Class)

Grant Langston (Anaheim 1)

Mike Alessi (Phoenix)

Mike Alessi (Anaheim 2)

Tim Ferry (San Francisco)

Chad Reed (Anaheim 3)

David Millsaps (San Diego)

David Millsaps (Houston)

 

Progressive Holeshot Award (AMA Supercross Lites Class)

Matt Lemoine (Anaheim 1)

Jake Weimer (Phoenix)

Austin Stroupe (Anaheim 2)

Thomas Hahn (San Francisco)

Austin Stroupe (Anaheim 3)

Jason Lawrence (San Diego)

Ryan Dungey (Houston)

 

MMI Top Tech Award

Oscar Wirdeman (Anaheim 1)

Jeremy Hoyer (Phoenix)

Vincent Bereni (Anaheim 2)

Brian Calmu (San Francisco)

Dana Wiggins (Anaheim 3)

John Boyd (San Diego)

Pro Circuit (Houston)

 

USSTC Pro Privateer Challange

1.  Paul Carpenter          54 points

2.  Charles Summey       53 points

3.  Heath Voss               36 points

 

Asterisk Medic Card

Ryan Grantom (Anaheim 1)