Series Statistical Report


Toyota Trucks AMA National at Thunder Valley Presented by Division 7,

Round 5 of AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF

* This will be the first-ever night race in AMA Toyota Motocross Championship history.

* The mile-high altitude wreaks havoc on the bikes, causing them to run with less power but also forcing the temperature of the engine to increase due to the extra effort necessary to make them run.

* Riders must adjust to the thin air via pre-race training as they prepare to endure two 30-minute plus two lap motos.

AMA MOTOCROSS CLASS STATS:

· The first AMA Motocross race was held at Thunder Valley on July 24, 2005, with Ricky Carmichael winning on a Suzuki.

· This will be only the fourth time the gate has dropped for an AMA Motocross at Thunder Valley.

Thunder Valley wins by brand:

Suzuki: 2

Kawasaki: 1

· Ricky Carmichael won the first two races at Thunder Valley, with James Stewart breaking through last season.

· The win was Stewart’s only victory of the 2007 season.

· Stewart currently sits fourth on the all-time win list tied with Rick Johnson.

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· Colorado-native Andrew Short has been on the cusp of achieving his first overall at this track with a stellar four-way battle last season for the top spot.

· Brand sweeps (wins in both AMA Motocross and AMA Motocross Lites classes, same year) at Thunder Valley – Kawasaki – James Stewart and Ben Townley (2007).

AMA Motocross Class – Thunder Valley Overall Winners (2005-2007)

July 22, 2007 James Stewart (Kawasaki)

July 23, 2006 Ricky Carmichael (Suzuki)

July 24, 2005 Ricky Carmichael (Suzuki)

AMA Motocross Class Point Standings – Thru 4 of 12 Rounds

1. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Kawasaki, 200

2. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 155

3. Timmy Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki, 150

4. Davi Millsaps, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 150

5. Andrew Short, Smithville, Teas., Honda, 103

6. Michael Byrne, Newman, Ga., Suzuki, 99

7. Ivan Tedesco, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 95

8. Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., KTM, 86

9. Cody Cooper, Tallahassee, Fla., Suzuki, 82

10. Sean Hamblin, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 75

AMA Motocross Class Overall Wins – Season

James Stewart: 4

AMA Motocross Class Motos Wins – Season

James Stewart: 8

AMA Motocross Class Laps Led – Season

James Stewart: 119

Mike Alessi: 9

AMA Motocross Class Overall Wins by Brand – Season

Kawasaki: 4

AMA Motocross BTOSports.com Holeshot Award Winners – Season

Mike Alessi: 5

James Stewart: 2

Davi Millsaps: 1

AMA MOTOCROSS LITES STATS:

* The first AMA Motocross Lites race was held July 24, 2005, with Ivan Tedesco winning on a Kawasaki.

* Kawasaki is the only brand to ever win at Thunder Valley in the AMA Motocross Lites class.

* Local rider Andrew Short was on the verge of claiming the 2006 event aboard a Honda before bike failure forced him.0px”>

AMA Motocross Class Motos Wins – Season

James Stewart: 8

AMA Motocross Class Laps Led – Season

James Stewart: 119

Mike Alessi: 9

AMA Motocross Class Overall Wins by Brand – Season

Kawasaki: 4

AMA Motocross BTOSports.com Holeshot Award Winners – Season

Mike Alessi: 5

James Stewart: 2

Davi Millsaps: 1

AMA MOTOCROSS LITES STATS:

* The first AMA Motocross Lites race was held July 24, 2005, with Ivan Tedesco winning on a Kawasaki.

* Kawasaki is the only brand to ever win at Thunder Valley in the AMA Motocross Lites class.

* Local rider Andrew Short was on the verge of claiming the 2006 event aboard a Honda before bike failure forced him out of the lead in the second moto.

* Wins by brands at Thunder Valley:

Kawasaki: 3

· First time winners at Thunder Valley: Ivan Tedesco – 2005 (Kawasaki).

* There as never been a repeat winner at Thunder Valley.

AMA Motocross Lites – Thunder Valley Overall Winners (2005-2007)

July 22, 2007 Ben Townley (Kawasaki)

July 23, 2006 Ryan Villopoto (Kawasaki)

July 24, 2005 Ivan Tedesco (Kawasaki)

AMA Motocross Lites Point Standings – Thru 4 of 12 Rounds

1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 191

2. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 163

3. Austin Stroupe, Lincolnton, N.C., Kawasaki, 152

4. Brett Metcalfe, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 128

5. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Honda, 127

6. Jason Lawrence, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha, 113

7. Dan Reardon, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 76

8. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Yamaha, 66

9. Matt Goerke, Lake Ellen, Fla., KTM, 63

10. Ryan Sipes, Vine Grove, Ky., KTM, 58

AMA Motocross Lites Overall Wins – Season

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