Series Statistical Report – Red Bud

  • RedBud is the longest-running AMA Toyota Motocross Championship national on the tour

AMA MOTOCROSS CLASS STATS:

  • First race held at RedBud was July 28th, 1974. Kenny Zahrt would win on a Bultaco, marking the last AMA Motocross win for Bultaco.
  • This race marks the 28th time the gate will drop at RedBud for an AMA Toyota Motocross.
  • James Stewart will attempt to be just the fifth rider to win at RedBud in each class.
  • Marty Tripes would win his last AMA Motocross race at RedBud in 1979.
  • Jeff Ward won at RedBud on 125cc, 250cc, and 500cc bikes

Wins by brand at RedBud
Honda-10
Kawasaki-7
Suzuki-5
Yamaha-4
Bultaco-1

First time winners at RedBud
Kenny Zahrt, 1974 – Bultaco
Steve Wise, 1980 – Honda
Mike Kiedrowski, 1992 – Kawasaki

Last win by brand at RedBud
Suzuki-2007
Honda-2004
Kawasaki-2001
Yamaha-1997

Riders to win RedBud in both classes
Ricky Carmichael
Jeff Emig
Mike Kiedrowski
Jeff Ward

AMA Motocross Class Point Standings – Thru 5 of 12 Rounds

  1. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Kawasaki, 250
  2. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 199
  3. Davi Millsaps, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 188
  4. Timmy Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki, 179
  5. Andrew Short, Smithville, Teas., Honda, 141
  6. Michael Byrne, Newman, Ga., Suzuki, 130
  7. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., KTM, 103
  8. Sean Hamblin, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 102
  9. Ivan Tedesco, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 95
  10. Jeff Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Honda, 94

AMA Motocross Class Overall Wins – Season

James Stewart: 5

AMA Motocross Class Motos Wins – Season

James Stewart: 10

AMA Motocross Class Laps Led – Season

James Stewart: 148

Mike Alessi: 12

AMA Motocross Class Overall Wins by Brand – Season

Kawasaki: 5

AMA Motocross BTOSports.com Holeshot Award Winners – Season

Mike Alessi: 7

James Stewart: 2

Davi Millsaps: 1

AMA MOTOCROSS LITES STATS:

  • First race held at RedBud was May 23, 1976, with Bob Hannah winning on a Yamaha.
  • This race marks the 29th time the gate will drop at RedBud for an AMA Motocross Lites race.
  • Ryan Villopoto is attempting to join Jeff Emig as the only riders to win three in a row at RedBud.
  • Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Steve Lamson, Jeff Emig, Mickey Dymond, Mark Barnett, and Ryan Villopoto all won back to back events at RedBud.

Wins by brand at RedBud
Kawasaki-9
Yamaha-8
Honda-8
Suzuki-3

First time winners at RedBud
Jeff Emig, 1992 – Yamaha

Last win by brand at RedBud
Kawasaki-2007
Yamaha-2004
Honda-1996
Suzuki-1990

AMA Motocross Lites Point Standings – Thru 5 of 12 Rounds

  1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 241
  2. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 183
  3. Austin Stroupe, Lincolnton, N.C., Kawasaki, 152
  4. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Honda, 152
  5. Brett Metcalfe, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 143
  6. Jason Lawrence, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha, 120
  7. Dan Reardon, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 104
  8. Nico Izzi, Saint Clair, Mich., Suzuki, 92
  9. Matt Goerke, Lake Ellen, Fla., KTM, 89
  10. Trey Canard, Elk City, Okla., Honda, 83

AMA Motocross Lites Overall Wins – Season

Ryan Villopoto: 4

Austin Stroupe: 1

AMA Motocross Lites Moto Wins – Season

Ryan Villopoto: 9

Jason Lawrence: 1

AMA Motocross Lites Laps Led – Season

Ryan Villopoto: 120
Jason Lawrence: 14

Josh Grant: 12
Austin Stroupe: 9
Ryan Dungey: 2
Ryan Sipes: 1

Martin Davalos: 1

AMA Motocross Lites Wins by Brand – Season

Kawasaki: 5

AMA Motocross Lites BTOSports.com Holeshot Award Winners – Season

Ryan Villopoto: 4

Ryan Dungey: 1

Josh Grant: 1

Jason Lawrence: 1

Ryan Sipes: 1

Martin Davalos: 1

Andrew McFarlane: 1

Ticket Information:

Monster Energy/Kawasaki Motocross National

RedBud Motocross Park, Buchanan, Mich.

July 5-6, 2008

Saturday and Sunday

Adult (12 and older) $45

Children (6-11 years) $25

5 and Under Free

Sunday Only

Adult (12 and older) $35

Children (6-11 years) $15

5 and Under Free

Interview opportunities are available to the media by contacting AMA Toyota Motocross Championship media coordinator Brandon Short via email at Media@MXNationals.com or by phone at 951-203-2605.

Ryan Villopoto: 9

Jason Lawrence: 1

AMA Motocross Lites Laps Led – Season

Ryan Villopoto: 120
Jason Lawrence: 14

Josh Grant: 12
Austin Stroupe: 9
Ryan Dungey: 2
Ryan Sipes: 1

Martin Davalos: 1

AMA Motocross Lites Wins by Brand – Season

Kawasaki: 5

AMA Motocross Lites BTOSports.com Holeshot Award Winners – Season

Ryan Villopoto: 4

Ryan Dungey: 1

Josh Grant: 1

Jason Lawrence: 1

Ryan Sipes: 1

Martin Davalos: 1

Andrew McFarlane: 1

Ticket Information:

Monster Energy/Kawasaki Motocross National

RedBud Motocross Park, Buchanan, Mich.

July 5-6, 2008

Saturday and Sunday

Adult (12 and older) $45

Children (6-11 years) $25

5 and Under Free

Sunday Only

Adult (12 and older) $35

Children (6-11 years) $15

5 and Under Free

Interview opportunities are available to the media by contacting AMA Toyota Motocross Championship media coordinator Brandon Short via email at Media@MXNationals.com or by phone at 951-203-2605.

For more information on the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship, presented by FMF, log on to www.amamotocross.com for live timing and scoring at @theWireLIVE! Racer X Illustrated will host a new and improved webcast on www.motocross.com, with live racing action hosted by Jason Weigandt. The Racer X Motocross Show on Motocross.com has also been added on Saturday night of each race weekend, featuring practice footage and interviews taken earlier in the day.

Credential requests for each round of the 2008 AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF must be submitted via email to Media@MXNationals.com three weeks prior to the race. Media members interested in interviews with the riders of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF should contact Brandon at 951-203-2605 or email Media@MXNationals.com.

About the National Promoters Group (NPG)

The National Promoters Group (NPG) comprises 12 individual promoters of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF which sanctions outdoor motocross events throughout the United States, and remains the Nation’s premier outdoor motocross championship series. NPG’s mission is to raise awareness of motocross racing through the production of professional championship racing events nationwide.

About AMA Racing

AMA Racing is the competition arm of the American Motorcyclist Association and is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its professional properties include the Monster Energy® AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship, the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship presented by FMF, the AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited, the AMA Flat Track Championship, the AMA Supermoto Championship and the AMA Pro ATV Championship. In amateur and pro-am competition, AMA Racing sanctions over 4000 events in 24 different disciplines and supports over 110 thousand active members. For more information about professional racing, visit www.amaproracing.com. Accredited media outlets can also access an on line Press Room at www.amaproracing.com/pressroom. For amateur racing information visit www.amadirectlink.com/amrace/amasports.asp.l” style=””>

For more information on the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship, presented by FMF, log on to www.amamotocross.com for live timing and scoring at @theWireLIVE! Racer X Illustrated will host a new and improved webcast on www.motocross.com, with live racing action hosted by Jason Weigandt. The Racer X Motocross Show on Motocross.com has also been added on Saturday night of each race weekend, featuring practice footage and interviews taken earlier in the day.

Credential requests for each round of the 2008 AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF must be submitted via email to Media@MXNationals.com three weeks prior to the race. Media members interested in interviews with the riders of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF should contact Brandon at 951-203-2605 or email Media@MXNationals.com.

About the National Promoters Group (NPG)

The National Promoters Group (NPG) comprises 12 individual promoters of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF which sanctions outdoor motocross events throughout the United States, and remains the Nation’s premier outdoor motocross championship series. NPG’s mission is to raise awareness of motocross racing through the production of professional championship racing events nationwide.

About AMA Racing

AMA Racing is the competition arm of the American Motorcyclist Association and is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its professional properties include the Monster Energy® AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championsship, the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship presented by FMF, the AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited, the AMA Flat Track Championship, the AMA Supermoto Championship and the AMA Pro ATV Championship. In amateur and pro-am competition, AMA Racing sanctions over 4000 events in 24 different disciplines and supports over 110 thousand active members. For more information about professional racing, visit www.amaproracing.com. Accredited media outlets can also access an on line Press Room at www.amaproracing.com/pressroom. For amateur racing information visit www.amadirectlink.com/amrace/amasports.asp.