THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series, Notes Package, Indianapolis

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

Ricky Carmichael: 80
Chad Reed: 73
Sebastien Tortelli: 12
David Vuillemin: 10
Ezra Lusk: 10
Michael Byrne: 8
Stephane Roncada: 5
Larry Ward: 2

AMA Supercross Series 125cc Laps Led

James Stewart: 70
Brock Sellards: 15
Branden Jesseman: 15
Travis Preston: 13
Craig Anderson: 3
Matt Walker: 2
Christopher Gosselaar: 2

250cc AMA Supercross Series $1,500 SXGP.com Holeshot Award (250cc)

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

125cc AMA Supercross Series $1,000 SXGP.com Holeshot Award (125cc)
Eric Sorby (San Francisco and Anaheim 3) $2,000
Tiger Lacy (Anaheim 3 and San Diego): $2,000
Kelly Smith (Minneapolis and Atlanta): $2,000
David Pingree (Anaheim 1) $1,000
Craig Anderson (Phoenix) $1,000
Billy Laninovich (Anaheim 2) $1,000

Last Week’s Recap

ATLANTA – Two-time defending supercross champion Ricky Carmichael, of Havana, Fla., won his fifth 250cc THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series race of the season at the Georgia Dome in front of 63,749 fans. Brock Sellards, of Sherrodsville, Ohio, won his first 125cc Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Series race of the season and moved into the points lead.

125cc Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Series Event Results

  1. Brock Sellards, Sherrodsville, Ohio, Yamaha
  2. Mike Brown, Piney Flats, Tenn., Kawasaki
  3. Branden Jesseman, Fombell, Pa., Suzuki
  4. Erick Vallejo, Mexico, NL, Yamaha
  5. Michael Byrne, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Honda
  6. Mattieu Lalloz, France, Suzuki
  7. Steve Boniface, Temecula, Calif., KTM
  8. Kelly Smith, Ludington, Mich., Yamaha
  9. Troy Adams, Brooksville, Fla., Yamaha
  10. Ryan Mills, Clintondale, N.Y., Honda

125cc Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Series Season Standings from Atlanta

  1. Brock Sellards, Sherrodsville, Ohio, Yamaha, 47
  2. Branden Jesseman, Fombell, Pa., Suzuki, 45
  3. Mike Brown, Piney Flats, Tenn., Kawasaki, 40
  4. Michael Byrne, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Honda, 36
  5. Kelly Smith, Ludington, Mich., Yamaha, 29
  6. Erick Vallejo, Mexico, NL, Yamaha, 26
  7. Steve Boniface, Temecula, Calif., KTM, 25
  8. Mattieu Lalloz, France, Suzuki, 22
  9. Ryan Mills, Clintondale, N.Y., Honda, 21
  10. Jeff Gibson, Thornville, Ohio, Suzuki, 18

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, 65
  10. Josh Hansen, Elbert, Colo., Yamaha, 61

250cc THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series Event Results from Atlanta

  1. Ricky Carmichael, Havana, Fla., Honda
  2. Chad Reed, Corona, Calif., Yamaha
  3. David Vuillemin, Corona, Calif., Yamaha
  4. Ernesto Fonseca, Canyon Lake, Calif., Honda
  5. Tim rry, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha
  6. Sean Hamblin, Sun City, Suzuki
  7. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Yamaha
  8. Mike LaRocco, South Bend, Ind., Honda
  9. Andrew Short, Colorado, Colo., Suzuki
  10. Danny Smith, Middleton, Idaho, Suzuki

250cc AMA Supercross Series Season Standings

  1. Ricky Carmichael, Havana, Fla., Honda, 185
  2. Chad Reed, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 168
  3. David Vuillemin, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 147
  4. Tim Ferry, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha, 130
  5. Ezra Lusk, Bainbridge, Ga., Kawasaki, 122
  6. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Yamaha, 83
  7. Ernesto Fonseca, Canyon Lake, Calif., 77
  8. Michael Byrne, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Honda, 75
  9. Heath Voss, Mico, Texas, Yamaha, 75
  10. Mike LaRocco, South Bend, Ind., Honda, 73

250cc THQ World Supercross GP Season Standings

  1. Chad Reed, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 229
  2. David Vuillemin, Corona, Calif., Yamaha, 213
  3. Tim Ferry, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha, 200
  4. Mike LaRocco, South Bend, Ind., Honda, 136
  5. Heath Voss, Mico, Texas, Yamaha, 125
  6. Keith Johnson, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 121
  7. Sebastien Tortelli, Temecula, Calif., Suzuki, 121
  8. Ryan Clark, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 110
  9. Damon Huffman, Canyon Country, Calif., Honda, 109
  10. Grant Langston, Lake Elsinore, Calif., KTM, 76

Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports Privateer Bonus Awards Summary

Larry Ward: $11,014.02
Keith Johnson: $9,680.60
Ryan Clark: $9,347.25
Damon Huffman: $4,902.59
Erik Vallejo: $4,111.33
Clark Stiles: $2,458.05
Casey Lytle: $2,407.53
Paul Carpenter: $1,851.96
Joseph Oehloff: $1,717.28
Greg Schnell: $1,346.85
Ted Campbell: $1,333.40
Bobby Bonds: $740.78
Jason Thomas: $606.09
Brian Mason: $606.09
Marco Dube: $606.09
James Polvolny Jr.: $606.09

Asterisk Medical Card

Anaheim 1: Steve Lamson
Phoenix: Troy Adams
Anaheim 2: Turbo Reif
San Fran: Tim Weigand
Anaheim 3: Logan Darien
San Diego: David Delgli
Minneapolis: Shane Lusk
Atlanta: Charlie Dagner

Racer X Gas Card

Greg Schnell collected the $750 Racer X Gas Card for finishing third in the 250 LCQ, the highest-placing rider not to make the main. This week’s Mototalk co-sponsors were Ivan Leichty and Ricky Allen. Each matched Racer X’s $250 contribution and enjoyed the Atlanta Supercross from VIP seats in the press box. This weekend Indianapolis Racer X Gas Card will be co-sponsored by Peter Hood and Scott Kirkpatrick.

“Riding to a New Frontier” Nissan Privateer Program:

Keith Johnson, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 121
Ryan Clark, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 110
Damon Huffman, Canyon Country, Calif., Honda, 109

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

Keith Johnson, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 121
Ryan Clark, Albuquerque, N.M., Yamaha, 110
Damon Huffman, Canyon Country, Calif., Honda, 109


125cc Eastern Region AMA Supercross Series Rider Finishes

Branden Jesseman #26
Minneapolis, MN: 1
Atlanta, GA: 3

Brock Sellards #18
Minneapolis, MN: 2
Atlanta, GA: 1

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

Michael Brown #3
Minneapolis, MN: 4
Atlanta, GA: 2

Kelly Smith #56
Minneapolis, MN: 5
Atlanta, GA: 8

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

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

Brett Metcalfe #123
Minneapolis, MN: 8
Atlanta, GA:

Jeff Gibson #67
Minneapolis, MN: 9
Atlanta, GA: 15

Steve Boniface #55
Minneapolis, MN: 10
Atlanta, GA: 7

Ryan Mills #96
Minneapolis, MN: 11
Atlanta, GA: 10

Michael Blose #482
Minneapolis, MN: 12
Atlanta, GA:

Erick Vallejo #179
Minneapolis, MN: 13
Atlanta, GA: 4

Matthieu Lalloz #970
Minneapolis, MN: 14
Atlanta, GA: 6

Joshua Summey #267
Minneapolis, MN: 15
Atlanta, GA: 17

Grant Langston #111
Minneapolis, MN: 16
Atlanta, GA:

Robert Kiniry #203
Minneapolis, MN: 17
Atlanta, GA:

Tommy Harrison #245
Minneapolis, MN: 18
Atlanta, GA:

Derrick Shae Bentley #104
Minneapolis, MN: 19
Atlanta, GA: 20

Chase Reed #162
Minneapolis, MN: 20
Atlanta, GA:

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

Tyson Hadsell #78
Minneapolis, MN: 22
Atlanta, GA:

Troy K Adams #72
Atlanta, GA: 9

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:

Kevin Johnson #757
Anaheim 1, CA: 10
Phoenix, AZ: 5
Anaheim 2, CA
San Francisco, CA
Anaheim 3, CA:
San Diego, CA:

Steve Mertens #120
Anaheim 1, CA
Phoenix, AZ: 8
Anaheim 2, CA: fe #123
Minneapolis, MN: 8
Atlanta, GA:

Jeff Gibson #67
Minneapolis, MN: 9
Atlanta, GA: 15

Steve Boniface #55
Minneapolis, MN: 10
Atlanta, GA: 7

Ryan Mills #96
Minneapolis, MN: 11
Atlanta, GA: 10

Michael Blose #482
Minneapolis, MN: 12
Atlanta, GA:

Erick Vallejo #179
Minneapolis, MN: 13
Atlanta, GA: 4

Matthieu Lalloz #970
Minneapolis, MN: 14
Atlanta, GA: 6

Joshua Summey #267
Minneapolis, MN: 15
Atlanta, GA: 17

Grant Langston #111
Minneapolis, MN: 16
Atlanta, GA:

Robert Kiniry #203
Minneapolis, MN: 17
Atlanta, GA:

Tommy Harrison #245
Minneapolis, MN: 18
Atlanta, GA:

Derrick Shae Bentley #104
Minneapolis, MN: 19
Atlanta, GA: 20

Chase Reed #162
Minneapolis, MN: 20
Atlanta, GA:

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

Tyson Hadsell #78
Minneapolis, MN: 22
Atlanta, GA:

Troy K Adams #72
Atlanta, GA: 9

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:

Kevin Johnson #757
Anaheim 1, CA: 10
Phoenix, AZ: 5
Anaheim 2, CA
San Francisco, CA
Anaheim 3, CA:
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

250cc Rider Results

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

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

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

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

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

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
Minneapolis, MN:
Atlanta, GA:

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
Minneapolis, MN:
Atlanta, GA:

Nick Wey, Yamaha #27
Phoenix, AZ: 19
Anaheim, CA: 9
San Francisco, CA: 10
Anaheim 3, CA: 10
San Diego, CA: 5
Minneapolis, MN: 5
Atlanta, GA: 6

Sebastien Tortelli, Suzuki #103
Geneva Switzerland: 4
Arnhem, Holland: 5
Anaheim, CA: 5
Phoenix, AZ: 6
Anaheim, CA: 3
San Francisco, CA: 15
Anaheim 3, CA:
San Diego, CA:
Minneapolis, MN:
Atlanta, GA:

Mike LaRocco, Honda, #5
Geneva, Switzerland: 7
Arnhem, Holland: 7
Anaheim, CA: 17
Phoenix, AZ: 7
Anaheim, CA: 2
San Francisco, CA: 5
Anaheim 3, CA:
San Diego, CA:
Minneapolis, MN:
Atlanta, GA: 8

Ernesto Fonseca, Honda #24
Anaheim, CA: 6
Phoenix, AZ: 8
Anaheim, CA: 19
San Francisco, CA: 20
Anaheim 3, CA: 9
San Diego, CA: 16
Minneapolis, MN: 10
Atlanta, GA: 4

Grant Langston, KTM #111
Geneva, Switzerland: 3
Arnhem, Holland: 3
Anaheim 1, CA: 18
Phoenix, AZ: 21
San Francisco, CA: 9
Anaheim 3, CA:
San Diego, CA:
Minneapolis, MN:
Atlanta, GA:

Ivan Tedesco, Yamaha #52
Anaheim, CA: 12
Phoenix, AZ: 9
Anaheim, CA: 16
San Francisco, CA: 14
Anaheim 3, CA
San Diego, CA:
Minneapolis, MN:
Atlanta, GA:

Ryan Clark, Yamaha #37
Geneva, Switzerland: 11
Arnhem, Holland: 13
Anaheim, CA: 7
Phoenix, AZ: 16
Anaheim, CA: 18
San Francisco, CA: 17
Anaheim 3, CA:
San Diego, CA: 18
Minneapolis, MN: 13
Atlanta, GA: 18

Post Race Press Conference Quotes
Atlanta, Ga., February 22, 2003

Jesseman: “It’s a lot different (working through traffic). You have to choose lines that you wouldn’t normally take and aren’t the fastest way around the track. You have to try to wig it out a little and make thinks happen. I tried a few different lines and some of them paid off and some of them did