THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series, Houston

THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series 250cc Laps Led

Sebastien Tortelli: 12
David Vuillemin: 10
Chad Reed: 91
Ezra Lusk: 10
Ricky Carmichael: 122
Stephane Roncada: 5
Michael Byrne: 8
Larry Ward: 2

AMA Supercross Series 125cc Laps Led

Craig Anderson: 3
Matt Walker: 2
James Stewart: 70
Christopher Gosselaar: 2
Travis Preston: 13
Brock Sellards: 25
Branden Jesseman: 30
Mike Brown: 9
Bret Metcalf: 3
Steve Boniface: 7

250cc THQ World Supercross Series/AMA Supercross Series $1,500 SXGP.com Holeshot Award

Sebastien Tortelli (Geneva, Switzerland and Arnhem, Holland, Anaheim 2): $4,500
Mike Brown (Anaheim 1): $1,500
Chad Reed (Phoenix): $1,500
Paul Carpenter (San Francisco) $1,500
Mike LaRocco (Anaheim 3): $1,500
Michael Byrne (San Diego and Anaheim 3): $3,000
Ezra Lusk: (Minneapolis): $1,500
Larry Ward: (Atlanta): $1,500
Travis Preston (Indianapolis): $1,500
Danny Smith (St. Louis): $1,500

125cc AMA Supercross Series $1,000 SXGP.com Holeshot Award (125cc)

David Pingree (Anaheim 1) $1,000
Craig Anderson (Phoenix) $1,000
Billy Laninovich (Anaheim 2) $1,000
Eric Sorby (San Francisco and Anaheim 3) $2,000
Tiger Lacy (Anaheim 3 and San Diego): $2,000
Kelly Smith (Minneapolis, Atlanta, and Indianapolis): $3,000
Steve Boniface (St. Louis): $1,500

Last Week’s Recap

ST. LOUIS (March 22, 2003) – In a race with six lead changes in five laps between Yamaha’s Chad Reed and Honda’s Ricky Carmichael, Reed won his fourth 250cc THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series race of the season at the Edward Jones Dome in front of 46, 472 fans. Team Suzuki’s Branden Jesseman, of Fombell, Pa., won his third 125cc Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Series race, extending his series points lead to 10 over Brown.

125cc Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Series Results From St. Louis

  1. Branden Jesseman, Fombell, Pa., Suzuki
  2. Steve Boniface, Temecula, Calif., KTM
  3. Mike Brown, Piney Flats, Tenn., Kawasaki
  4. Kelly Smith, Ludington, Mich., Yamaha
  5. Bret Metcalfe, Australia, Ohio, KTM
  6. Mattieu Lalloz, France, Suzuki
  7. Brock Sellards, Sherrodsville, Ohio, Yamaha
  8. Erick Vallejo, Mexico, NL, Yamaha
  9. Shane Bess, Riverside, Calif., Suzuki
  10. Ryan Mills, Clintondale, N.Y., Honda

125cc Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Series Standings

  1. Branden Jesseman, Fombell, Pa., Suzuki, 117
  2. Mike Brown, Piney Flats, Tenn., Kawasaki, 107
  3. Brock Sellards, Sherrodsville, Ohio, Yamaha, 93
  4. Kelly Smith, Ludington, Mich., Yamaha, 79
  5. Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Ohio, KTM, 65
  6. Erick Vallejo, Mexico, NL, Yamaha, 65
  7. Matthieu Lalloz, France, Suzuki, 59
  8. Steve Boniface, Temecula, Calif., KTM, 58
  9. Ryan Mills, Clintondale, N.Y., Honda, 48
  10. Shae Bentley, Fayetteville, Ga., Suzuki, 43

125cc Western Regional AMA Supercross Season Standings

  1. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Kawasaki, 147
  2. Travis Preston, Hesperia, Calif., Honda, 116
  3. Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., Suzuki, 92
  4. Billy Laninovich, Escondido, Calif., KTM, 91
  5. Matt Walker, McRae, Ga., Kawasaki, 90
  6. Danny Smith, Middleton, Idaho, Suzuki, 81
  7. Eric Sorby, France, Kawasaki, 72
  8. Christopher Gosselaar, Corona, Calif., Honda, 65
  9. Sean Hamblin, Sun City, Calif., Suzuki,
  10. Josh Hansen, Elbert, Colo., Yamaha, 61

250cc AMA Supercross Series Event Results from St. Louis

  1. Chad Reed, Corona, Calif., Yamaha
  2. Ricky Carmichael, Havana, Fla., Honda
  3. Ernesto Fonseca, Canyon Lake, Calif., Honda
  4. Larry ward, Florence, S.C., Honda
  5. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Yamaha
  6. Danny Smith, Middleton, Idaho, Suzuki
  7. Sean Hamblin, Sun City, Calif., Suzuki
  8. Ryan Clark, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha
  9. Heath Voss, Mico, Texas, Yamaha
  10. Jason Thomas, Melrose, Fla., Honda

250cc AMA Supercross Series Season Standings

  1. Ricky Carmichael, Havana, Fla., Honda, 257
  2. Chad Reed, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 235
  3. David Vuillemin, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 169
  4. Tim Ferry, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha, 143
  5. Ezra Lusk, Bainbridge, Ga., Kawasaki, 149
  6. Ernesto Fonseca, Canyon Lake, Calif., 125
  7. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Yamaha, 122
  8. Heath Voss, Mico, Texas, Yamaha, 113
  9. Larry Ward, Florence, S.C. Honda, 93
  10. Keith Johnson, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 86

250cc THQ World Supercross GP Season Standings

  1. Chad Reed, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 276
  2. David Vuillemin, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 238
  3. Tim Ferry, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha, 216
  4. Heath Voss, Mico, Texas, Yamaha, 163
  5. Keith Johnson, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 153
  6. Ryan Clark, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 145
  7. Mike LaRocco, South Bend, Ind., Honda, 136
  8. Damon Huffman, Canyon Country, Calif., Honda, 124
  9. Sebastien Tortelli, Temecula, Calif., Suzuki, 121
  10. Grant Langston, Lake Elsinore, Calif., KTM, 76

Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports Privateer Bonus Awards Summary

Ryan Clark:  $11,040.44
Keith Johnson:  $11,373.79
Larry Ward:  $12,707.21
Damon Huffman:  $5,855.01
Ted Campbell:  $1,333.40
Erik Vallejo:  $4,111.33
Paul Carpenter:  $2,804.40
Casey Lytle:  $3,148.30
Bobby Bonds:  $740.78
Clark Stiles:  $4,151.26
Greg Schnell:  $3,040.06
Jason Thomas:  $1,346.87
Brian Mason:  $1,346.89
Marco Dube:  $606.09
James Povolny Jr:  $606.09
Joseph Oehlhof:  $2,458.08

MMI Top Tech Award

Skip Norfolk (Anaheim 1):  $250
Paul Delaurier (Phoenix):  $250
Alex Ewing (Anaheim 2):  $250
Larry Lacey (San Francisco):  $250
Freddy Timberlake (Anaheim 3):  $250
Chris Loschiavo (San Diego):  $250
John Mitchell (Minny):  $250
Alan Brown (Atlanta):  $250
Rob Stiwell (Indy):  $250
James Gresham (St. Louis):  $250

“Riding to a New Frontier” Nissan Privateer Program:

Keith Johnson, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 153
Ryan Clark, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 145
Damon Huffman, Canyon Country, Calif., Honda, 124

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company Adult Pro Privateer Challenge Awards:

Keith Johnson, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 153
Ryan Clark, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 145
Damon Huffman, Canyon Country, Calif., Honda, 124

125cc Western Region AMA Supercross Series Rider Finishes

James Stewart #259
Anaheim 1, CA: 2
Phoenix, AZ: 1
Anaheim 2, CA: 1
San Francisco, CA: 1
Anaheim 3, CA: 1
San Diego, CA:  1

Travis Preston #1
Anaheim 1, CA: 1
Phoenix, AZ: 2
Anaheim 2, CA: 6
San Francisco, CA: 11
Anaheim 3, CA: 2
San Diego, CA:  2

Billy Laninovich #132
Anaheim 1, CA: 6
Phoenix, AZ: 10
Anaheim 2, CA: 3
San Francisco, CA: 6
Anaheim 3, CA: 5
San Diego, CA:  7

Matt Walker #30
Anaheim 1, CA: 7
Phoenix, AZ: 14
Anaheim 2, CA: 8
San Francisco, CA: 2
Anaheim 3, CA: 4
San Diego, CA:  5

Andrew Short #41
Anaheim 1, CA: 3
Phoenix, AZ: 9
Anaheim, CA: 2
San Francisco, CA: 4
Anaheim 3, CA: 19
San Diego, CA:  4

Christopher Gosselaar #39
Anaheim 1, CA: 4
Phoenix, AZ: 12
Anaheim 2, CA: 4
San Francisco, CA: 3
Anaheim 3, CA: 21
San Diego, CA: 

Danny Smith #29
Anaheim 1, CA: 5
Phoenix, AZ: 3
Anaheim 2, CA: 7
San Francisco, CA
Anaheim 3, CA: 10
San Diego, CA:  3

Erick Sorby #917
Anaheim 1, CA
Phoenix, AZ: 7
Anaheim 2, CA: 9
San Francisco, CA: 8
Anaheim 3, CA: 3
San Diego, CA:  8

Sean Hamblin #33
Anaheim 1, CA: 21
Phoenix, AZ: 4
Anaheim 2, CA: 12
San Francisco, CA: 13
Anaheim 3, CA: 6
San Diego, CA:  6

Josh Hanson #93
Anaheim, CA: 12
Phoenix, AZ: 13
Anaheim, CA: 13
San Francisco, CA: 10
Anaheim 3, CA: 8
San Diego, CA:  9

David Pingree #51
Anaheim 1, CA
Phoenix, AZ: 8
Anaheim 2, CA: 17
San Francisco, CA: 9
Anaheim 3, CA: 7
San Diego, CA:  22

Craig Anderson #109
Anaheim 1, CA: 9
Phoenix, AZ: 6
Anaheim 2, CA
San Francisco, CA: 16
Anaheim 3, CA: 11
San Diego, CA: 

Josh Woods # 61
Anaheim 1, CA: 23
Phoenix, AZ: 19
Anaheim 2, CA: 5
San Francisco, CA: 5
Anaheim 3, CA: 18
San Diego, CA: 

Steve Mertens #120
Anaheim 1, CA
Phoenix, AZ: 8
Anaheim 2, CA: 22
San Francisco, CA: 7
Anaheim 3, CA:
San Diego, CA:  19

125cc Eastern Regional Supercross Event Results

Branden Jesseman #26
Minneapolis, MN:  1
Atlanta, GA:  3
Indianapolis, IN: 1
Daytona, FL: 2
St. Louis, MO:  1

Brock Sellards #18
Minneapolis, MN:  2
Atlanta, GA:  1
Indianapolis, IN:  7
Daytona, FL: 4
St. Louis, MO:  7

Michael Byrne #32
Minneapolis, MN:  3
Atlanta, GA:  5

Michael Brown #3
Minneapolis, MN:  4
Atlanta, GA:  2
Indianapolis, IN:  2
Daytona, FL: 1
St. Louis, MO:  3

Kelly Smith #56
Minneapolis, MN:  5
Atlanta, GA:  8
Indianapolis, IN:  5
Daytona, FL: 5
St. Louis, MO:  4

Ivan Tedesco #52
Minneapolis, MN:  6
Atlanta, GA:  22

Tiger Lacey #221
Minneapolis, MN:  7
Atlanta, GA:  11
Indianapolis, IN:  14

Brett Metcalfe #123
Minneapolis, MN:  8
Indianapolis, IN: 4
Daytona, FL: 6
St. Louis, MO:  5

Jeff Gibson #67 Anaheim 2, CA: 6
San Francisco, CA: 11
Anaheim 3, CA: 2
San Diego, CA:  2

Billy Laninovich #132
Anaheim 1, CA: 6
Phoenix, AZ: 10
Anaheim 2, CA: 3
San Francisco, CA: 6
Anaheim 3, CA: 5
San Diego, CA:  7

Matt Walker #30
Anaheim 1, CA: 7
Phoenix, AZ: 14
Anaheim 2, CA: 8
San Francisco, CA: 2
Anaheim 3, CA: 4
San Diego, CA:  5

Andrew Short #41
Anaheim 1, CA: 3
Phoenix, AZ: 9
Anaheim, CA: 2
San Francisco, CA: 4
Anaheim 3, CA: 19
San Diego, CA:  4

Christopher Gosselaar #39
Anaheim 1, CA: 4
Phoenix, AZ: 12
Anaheim 2, CA: 4
San Francisco, CA: 3
Anaheim 3, CA: 21
San Diego, CA: 

Danny Smith #29
Anaheim 1, CA: 5
Phoenix, AZ: 3
Anaheim 2, CA: 7
San Francisco, CA
Anaheim 3, CA: 10
San Diego, CA:  3

Erick Sorby #917
Anaheim 1, CA
Phoenix, AZ: 7
Anaheim 2, CA: 9
San Francisco, CA: 8
Anaheim 3, CA: 3
San Diego, CA:  8

Sean Hamblin #33
Anaheim 1, CA: 21
Phoenix, AZ: 4
Anaheim 2, CA: 12
San Francisco, CA: 13
Anaheim 3, CA: 6
San Diego, CA:  6

Josh Hanson #93
Anaheim, CA: 12
Phoenix, AZ: 13
Anaheim, CA: 13
San Francisco, CA: 10
Anaheim 3, CA: 8
San Diego, CA:  9

David Pingree #51
Anaheim 1, CA
Phoenix, AZ: 8
Anaheim 2, CA: 17
San Francisco, CA: 9
Anaheim 3, CA: 7
San Diego, CA:  22

Craig Anderson #109
Anaheim 1, CA: 9
Phoenix, AZ: 6
Anaheim 2, CA
San Francisco, CA: 16
Anaheim 3, CA: 11
San Diego, CA: 

Josh Woods # 61
Anaheim 1, CA: 23
Phoenix, AZ: 19
Anaheim 2, CA: 5
San Francisco, CA: 5
Anaheim 3, CA: 18
San Diego, CA: 

Steve Mertens #120
Anaheim 1, CA
Phoenix, AZ: 8
Anaheim 2, CA: 22
San Francisco, CA: 7
Anaheim 3, CA:
San Diego, CA:  19

125cc Eastern Regional Supercross Event Results

Branden Jesseman #26
Minneapolis, MN:  1
Atlanta, GA:  3
Indianapolis, IN: 1
Daytona, FL: 2
St. Louis, MO:  1

Brock Sellards #18
Minneapolis, MN:  2
Atlanta, GA:  1
Indianapolis, IN:  7
Daytona, FL: 4
St. Louis, MO:  7

Michael Byrne #32
Minneapolis, MN:  3
Atlanta, GA:  5

Michael Brown #3
Minneapolis, MN:  4
Atlanta, GA:  2
Indianapolis, IN:  2
Daytona, FL: 1
St. Louis, MO:  3

Kelly Smith #56
Minneapolis, MN:  5
Atlanta, GA:  8
Indianapolis, IN:  5
Daytona, FL: 5
St. Louis, MO:  4

Ivan Tedesco #52
Minneapolis, MN:  6
Atlanta, GA:  22

Tiger Lacey #221
Minneapolis, MN:  7
Atlanta, GA:  11
Indianapolis, IN:  14

Brett Metcalfe #123
Minneapolis, MN:  8
Indianapolis, IN: 4
Daytona, FL: 6
St. Louis, MO:  5

Jeff Gibson #67
Minneapolis, MN:  9
Atlanta, GA:  15
Indianapolis, IN:  19
Daytona, FL: 13

Steve Boniface #55
Minneapolis, MN:  10
Atlanta, GA:  7
Indianapolis, IN:  16
Daytona, FL: 15
St. Louis, MO:  2

Ryan Mills #96
Minneapolis, MN:  11
Atlanta, GA:  10
Indianapolis, IN:  10
Daytona, FL: 16
St. Louis, MO:  10

Michael Blose #482
Minneapolis, MN:  12
Indianapolis, IN:  15
Daytona, FL: 9
St. Louis, MO:  12

Erick Vallejo #179
Minneapolis, MN:  13
Atlanta, GA:  4
Indianapolis, IN:  6
Daytona, FL: 10
St. Louis, MO:  8

Matthieu Lalloz #970
Minneapolis, MN:  14
Atlanta, GA:  6
Indianapolis, IN:  8
Daytona, FL: 12
St. Louis, MO:  6

Joshua Summey #267
Minneapolis, MN:  15
Atlanta, GA:  17
Indianapolis, IN:  18
St. Louis, MO:  11

Grant Langston #111
Minneapolis, MN:  16  
Robert Kiniry #203
Minneapolis, MN:  17

Tommy Harrison #245
Minneapolis, MN:  18
St. Louis, MO:  21

Derrick Shae Bentley #104
Minneapolis, MN:  19
Atlanta, GA:  20
Indianapolis, IN:  3
Daytona, FL: 3
St. Louis, MO:  22

Chase Reed #162
Minneapolis, MN:  20: 

Paul Currie #45
Minneapolis, MN:  21
Atlanta, GA:  13
Indianapolis, IN: 11

Tyson Hadsell #78
Minneapolis, MN:  22
Indianapolis, IN:  17
Daytona, FL: 8
St. Louis, MO:  19

Troy K Adams #72
Atlanta, GA:  9
Daytona, FL: 7

Ryan Morais #160
Indianapolis, IN:  9
Daytona, FL: 14
St. Louis, MO:  20

Shane M Bess #102
St. Louis, MO:  9

250cc Rider Finishes

Ricky Carmichael, Honda #4
Anaheim 1, CA: 2
Phoenix, AZ: 4
Anaheim 2, CA: 1
San Francisco, CA: 1
Anaheim 3, CA: 1
San Diego, CA:  3
Minneapolis, MN:  1
Atlanta, GA:  1
Indianapolis, IN:  1
Daytona, FL:  1
St. Louis, MO:  2

Chad Reed, Yamaha #22
Geneva, Switzerland: 5
Arnhem, Holland: 1
Anaheim, CA: 1 
Phoenix, AZ: 2
Anaheim, CA: 6
San Francisco, CA: 2
Anaheim 3, CA: 2
San Diego, CA:  1
Minneapolis, MN:  6
Atlanta, GA:  2
Indianapolis, IN:  3
Daytona, FL:  2
St. Louis, MO:  1

David Vuillemin, Yamaha #12
Geneva, Switzerland: 1
Arnhem, Holland: 2
Anaheim, CA: 4
Phoenix, AZ: 5
Anaheim, CA: 8
San Francisco, CA: 3
Anaheim 3, CA: 3
San Diego, CA:  2
Minneapolis, MN:  4
Atlanta, GA:  3
Indianapolis, IN:  2

Ezra Lusk, Kawasaki #11
Anaheim, CA: 8
Phoenix, AZ: 1   
Anaheim, CA: 4
San Francisco, CA: 6
Anaheim 3, CA: 5
San Diego, CA:  10
Minneapolis, MN:  2
Atlanta, GA:  19
Indianapolis, IN:  20
Daytona, FL:  5
St. Louis, MO:  11

Tim Ferry, Yamaha, #15
Geneva, Switzerland: 2
Arnhem, Holland: 6
Anaheim, CA: 3
Phoenix, AZ: 3
Anaheim, CA: 5
San Francisco, CA: 4
Anaheim 3,CA 
San Diego, CA:  6
Minneapolis, MN:  3
Atlanta, GA:  5
Indianapolis, IN:  8
Daytona, FL:  3

Michael Byrne, Honda #32
Anaheim, CA: 20
Phoenix, AZ: 11
Anaheim, CA: 7
San Francisco, CA: 7
Anaheim 3, CA:4
San Diego, CA:  4

Stephane Roncada, Suzuki #21
Anaheim, CA: 10
Phoenix, AZ: 13
Anaheim, CA: 11
San Francisco, CA: 8
Anaheim 3, CA: 6
San Diego, CA:  8

Nick Wey, Yamaha #27
Phoenix, AZ: 19