THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series Notes Package: Anaheim II, Angels Stadium of Anaheim

250cc laps led:

Ricky Carmichael: 24
Kevin Windham: 8

125cc laps led:

Broc D. Helper: 15
Nathan Ramsey: 8
Ivan Tedesco: 2

Race Recap

PHOENIX (January 15, 2005) – Ricky Carmichael, of Havana, Fla., won the 250cc THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series race in front of a sold out Bank One Ballpark. Suzuki’s Broc Hepler, of Kittanning, Pa., won his first ever 125cc Western Regional THQ AMA Supercross Series race with 49, 822 fans on hand.

KTM Junior Supercross Challenge

  1. Drake Dunlap, Dallas, KTM
  2. Haley Grana, Belvidere, Ill., KTM
  3. Nathan Hamlin, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
  4. Ben Richards, Haleyville, Ala., KTM
  5. Chauncy Mathis, Phoenix, KTM
  6. Collin Whitney, Orangevale, Calif., KTM
  7. Bryce Durbin, Globe, Ariz., KTM
  8. Joey Cattabiani, Gilbert, Ariz., KTM
  9. Carlos Rios III, Downey, Calif., KTM
  10. Shane Hazard, Newhall, Calif., KTM
  11. Jacob Romero Eugene, Ore., KTM
  12. Kaden Weidler, Arroyo Grande, Calif., KTM
  13. Seth Burnett, Tucson, Ariz., KTM
  14. Austin Lowe, Chandler, Ariz., KTM
  15. Banyon Bachman, Murrieta, Calif., KTM

THQ World Supercross GP Season Standings

  1. Ricky Carmichael, Havana, Fla., Suzuki, 97
  2. Mike LaRocco, Corona, Calif., Honda, 77
  3. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Honda, 76
  4. Heath Voss, Mico, Texas, Yamaha, 69
  5. Damon Huffman, Valencia, Calif., Honda, 60
  6. Tyler Evans, Corona, Calif., Suzuki, 51
  7. Kyle Lewis, Henderson, Nev., Honda, 44
  8. Sebastien Tortelli, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Suzuki, 42
  9. Tim Ferry, Largo, Fla., Yamaha, 39
  10. Erick Vallejo, Garland, Texas, 35

250cc THQ AMA Supercross Series Event Results

  1. Ricky Carmichael, Havana, Fla., Suzuki
  2. Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, La., Honda
  3. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha
  4. Ernesto Fonseca, Murrieta, Calif., Honda
  5. Heath Voss, Mico Texas, Yamaha
  6. Sebastien Tortelli, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Suzuki
  7. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Honda
  8. David Vuillemin, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha
  9. Jeremy McGrath, Encinitas, Calif., Honda
  10. Damon Huffman, Valencia, Calif., Honda

250cc THQ AMA Supercross Series Season Standings

  1. Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, La., Honda, 47
  2. Ricky Carmichael, Havana, Fla., Suzuki, 45
  3. Sebastien Tortelli, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Suzuki, 33
  4. Ernesto Fonseca, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 30
  5. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Honda, 29
  6. Mike LaRocco, Corona, Calif., Honda, 28
  7. David Vuillemin, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 27
  8. Heath Voss, Mico, Texas, Yamaha, 26
  9. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Yamaha, 25
  10. Michael Byrne, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 18

125cc Western Regional THQ AMA Supercross Series Event Results

  1. Broc Hepler, Kittanning, Pa., Suzuki
  2. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki
  3. Ryan Sipes, Vine Grove, Ken., Suzuki
  4. Turbo Reif, Atascadero, Calif., Honda
  5. Danny Smith, Middleton, Idaho, Yamaha
  6. Thomas Hahn, Belpre, Kan., Honda
  7. Jesse Casillas, Jamul, Calif., Honda
  8. Jay Marmont, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
  9. Christopher Gosselaar, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki
  10. Andrew Short, Murrieta, Calif., Honda

125cc Western Regional THQ AMA Supercross Series Season Standings

  1. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 35
  2. Ryan Sipes, Nine Grove, Ken., Suzuki, 35
  3. Thomas Hahn, Belpre, Kan., Honda, 33/li>
  4. Danny Smith, Middleton, Idaho, Yamaha, 30
  5. Broc Hepler, Kittanning, Pa., Suzuki, 28
  6. Nathan Ramsey, Menifee, Calif., KTM, 25
  7. Josh Woods, Flint, Mich., Honda, 22
  8. Akira Narita, Corona, Calif., Honda, 20
  9. Jesse Casillas, Jamul, Calif., Honda, 20
  10. Turbo Reif, Atascadero, Calif., Honda, 18

Asterisk Medic Card

Anaheim 1: Chris Gosselaar
Phoenix: Akira Narita

250cc Butterfinger Holeshot Award

Anaheim 1: Ricky Carmichael
Phoenix: Ricky Carmichael

125cc Butterfinger Holeshot Award

Anaheim1: Ivan Tedesco
Phoenix: Ryan Sipes

MMI Top Tech Award

Phoenix: Brian Kinney

250cc THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series Rider Finishes

Kevin Windham
Anaheim1: 1
Phoenix: 2
Mike LaRocco
Anaheim1: 2
Phoenix: 15
Ricky Carmichael
Anaheim1: 3
Phoenix: 1

Sebastian Tortelli
Anaheim1: 4
Phoenix: 6

James Stewart
Anaheim1: 5
Nick Wey
Anaheim1: 6
Phoenix: 7
David Vuillemin
Anaheim1: 7
Phoenix: 8

Jeff Gibson
Anaheim1: 8
Phoenix: 18

Ernesto Fonseca
Anaheim1: 9
Phoenix: 4

Travis Pastrana
Anaheim1: 10
Phoenix: 20

125cc Western Regional THQ AMA Supercross Series Rider Finishes

Nathan Ramsey
Anaheim1: 1
Phoenix: 22
Josh Woods
Anaheim1: 2
Akira Narita
Anaheim1: 3
Thomas Hahn
Anaheim 1: 4
Phoenix: 6
Steve Lamson
Anaheim1: 5

Ryan Sipes
Anaheim 1: 6
Phoenix: 3

Danny Smith
Anaheim1: 7
Phoenix: 5
Ivan Tedesco
Anaheim 1: 8
Phoenix: 2

Brett Metcalfe
Anaheim 1: 9

Richie Owens
Anaheim 1: 10
Phoenix: 16

Anaheim Stats

  • This is the 37th race held in Anaheim.
  • Last weekend was the first time in history that they had a sweep (Hepler and Carmichael).
  • Suzuki now has 34 250cc supercross wins; they have 7 125cc supercross wins.
  • Carmichael has won a 250cc main event on three different brands, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Honda. He now joins McGrath, Lechien, Lusk and LaRocco.
  • The last Suzuki rider to win back-to-back was Mark Barnett in 1983.
  • Carmichael has 34 THQ AMA Supercross wins; he’s second on the all-time win list.
  • Carmichael can become the first rider in history to win in Anaheim on three different brands.
  • Windham has 17 consecutive top 5 finishes.
  • Hepler is the 66th different rider to win a 125cc supercross race.
  • Hepler’s win was his first and Suzuki’s first of the season.
  • 20 riders have only won 1 125cc supercross race, can Hepler make it two wins?
  • Suzuki now has 76 125cc supercross wins.
  • Suzuki has not had back-to-back supercross wins since Pastrana in 2001. Pastrana won three in a row.

Past Anaheim Winners

250cc Supercross

January 8, 2005: Kevin Windham
January 31, 2004 Kevin Windham
January 17, 2004: Chad Reed
January 3, 2004: Chad Reed
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 Smith

125cc Supercross

January 31, 2004 Ivan Tedesco
January 17, 2004: Ivan Tedesco
January 3, 2004 Ivan Tedesco
January 04, 2003: Travis Preston
January 18, 2003: James Stewart Jr.
February 01, 2003: James Stewart Jr.
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 Healy

ime win list.

  • Carmichael can become the first rider in history to win in Anaheim on three different brands.
  • Windham has 17 consecutive top 5 finishes.
  • Hepler is the 66th different rider to win a 125cc supercross race.
  • Hepler’s win was his first and Suzuki’s first of the season.
  • 20 riders have only won 1 125cc supercross race, can Hepler make it two wins?
  • Suzuki now has 76 125cc supercross wins.
  • Suzuki has not had back-to-back supercross wins since Pastrana in 2001. Pastrana won three in a row.
  • Past Anaheim Winners

    250cc Supercross

    January 8, 2005: Kevin Windham
    January 31, 2004 Kevin Windham
    January 17, 2004: Chad Reed
    January 3, 2004: Chad Reed
    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 Smith

    125cc Supercross

    January 31, 2004 Ivan Tedesco
    January 17, 2004: Ivan Tedesco
    January 3, 2004 Ivan Tedesco
    January 04, 2003: Travis Preston
    January 18, 2003: James Stewart Jr.
    February 01, 2003: James Stewart Jr.
    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 Healy