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RedBud Motocross Statistical Report 2012

Friday, July 6, 2012
• This is the 39th running of the RedBud National.
• RedBud is the site of the largest obstacle in American Motocross. LaRocco's Leap, named for former championship rider and local hero Mike LaRocco, is a 120-foot uphill triple jump. The iconic obstacle has been giving riders big air for over two decades.
• RedBud has hosted a national during the 4th of July holiday weekend since 1978.
• Ricky Carmichael captured seven consecutive wins in the 450 Class at RedBud on three different brands of motorcycles.
• The 450 Class has not had a repeat winner at RedBud in five seasons, while the 250 Class has not had a repeat winner in four seasons.
• Four of the five OEM's have won at RedBud over the last four seasons in the 450 Class. Ryan Dungey will look to make it five manufacturers in five years with KTM.
• Only two foreign-born riders have won at RedBud in both the 450 (Chad Reed and Sebastien Tortelli) and 250 (Grant Langston and Stephane Roncada) classes.
• Every 450 Class victory in 2012 has been achieved by sweeping both motos.
• Ryan Dungey has won 31 of the 58 motos he's entered in his 450 Class career (53%), claiming the overall in 17 of 29 races (58%).
• Through his first 29 career 450 Class races, Ricky Carmichael captured 21 overall victories. Ryan Dungey has claimed 17 wins in his first 29 starts and already sits sixth on the all-time wins list, just one behind Stewart and Kent Howerton.
• Carmichael also earned 1,275 career points through the first 29 races of his 450 Class career, while Dungey has amassed 1,293 over that same span.
• Dungey is the only rider in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship to finish on the podium in every moto. His worst result was third in the first moto of the season.
• With seven career wins, Blake Baggett has more victories that any other active rider in the 250 Class. That's tied for 18th on the all-time wins list.
• Wil Hahn leads all competitors in passing an average of 7.5 riders a moto.

450 Class Stats
• The first Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship race held at RedBud was July 28th, 1974. Kenny Zahrt won on a Bultaco, marking the last AMA Pro Motocross win for that manufacturer.
• This race marks the 32nd time the gate will drop at RedBud for a Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship race in the premier class.
• Marty Tripes won his last Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship race at RedBud in 1979.
• Jeff Ward won at RedBud on 125cc, 250cc, and 500cc bikes.
• Ricky Carmichael has won at RedBud on three brands of motorcycles - Kawasaki, Honda, and Suzuki.
Chad Reed became just the second international 450 Class winner at RedBud last season.

TwoTwo Motorsports Chad Reed earned another overall at Red Bud and increased his lead in the championship. - Red Bud 2011
Chad Reed at RedBud in 2011 where he became the second international 450 class winner at the Michigan MX track.
Wins by brand at RedBud 
Honda - 11 
Kawasaki - 8
Suzuki - 6 
Yamaha - 5
Bultaco - 1

Last win by brand at RedBud
Honda - 2011
Suzuki - 2010
Yamaha - 2009
Kawasaki - 2008

First time winners at RedBud
Kenny Zahrt, 1974 - Bultaco
Steve Wise, 1980 - Honda
Mike Kiedrowski, 1992 - Kawasaki
Josh Grant, 2009 - Yamaha

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

Stewart testing his new ride.
James Stewart is just one of a handful of legendary motocross riders to win in both classes at RedBud.
Brand Sweeps at RedBud
Kawasaki; James Stewart and Ryan Villopoto - 2008
Kawasaki; Jeff Emig and Ricky Carmichael - 1998
Yamaha; John Dowd and Kevin Windham - 1997
Honda; Jeremy McGrath and Steve Lamson - 1995
Honda; Jeff Stanton and George Holland - 1989
Honda; Rick Johnson and Ron Lechien - 1985
Honda; David Bailey and Johnny O'Mara - 1983

2012 Current Stats

450 Class Point Standings - After 5 of 12 rounds
1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 236
2. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 182
3. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki, 179
4. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 154
5. Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki, 142
6. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki, 134
7. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki, 116
8. Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Kawasaki, 111
9. Nico Izzi, Rochester, Mich., Yamaha, 95
10. Justin Brayton, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, Honda, 93

Overall Wins

Ryan Dungey - 3
James Stewart - 2

Moto Wins
Ryan Dungey - 6
James Stewart - 4

Ryan Dungey is on pace to win the 450 championship in 2012.
Ryan Dungey has been on a winning spree since Stewart was injured and will have his work cut out for him now that JS7 is returning to race at RedBud.
Overall Wins by Brand 
KTM - 3
Suzuki - 2

Laps Led (total)
Ryan Dungey - 79
James Stewart - 68
Mike Alessi - 18 
Tommy Hahn - 1
Total: 166

Holeshot Winners
Mike Alessi - 3
Ryan Dungey - 2
Justin Brayton - 1
Tommy Hahn - 1 
Kyle Regal - 1
Andrew Short - 1
Jake Weimer - 1

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 5 motos)
Ryan Dungey - 1.5
Mike Alessi - 4.2
Jake Weimer - 4.4
Andrew Short - 6.1
Brett Metcalfe - 7.1

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)
Ryan Dungey - 3.2
James Stewart - 3.2
Mike Alessi - 6.0
Andrew Short - 6.0
Broc Tickle - 7.7


250 Class Stats
• The first 250 Class race held at RedBud was May 23, 1976. Bob Hannah won on a Yamaha.
• This race marks the 33rd time the gate will drop at RedBud for a 250 Class race.
• Ryan Villopoto and Jeff Emig are the only two riders to win three races in a row at RedBud.
• Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Steve Lamson, Jeff Emig, Mickey Dymond, Mark Barnett, and Ryan Villopoto have all won back-to-back events at RedBud.
• Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki has won six of the last seven 250 Class races at RedBud. As a brand, Kawasaki has won 10 of the last 14 races at RedBud.
• Baggett is the only rider in the 250 Class field to ever win at RedBud.

Blake Baggett making a game plan before the next Moto at Thunder Valley.
Monster Pro Circuit Kawasaki has won six of the last seven 250 races at RedBud. Blake Baggett is the only rider in the current 250 class field to ever win at RedBud.
Wins by brand at RedBud
Kawasaki - 11
Honda - 9
Yamaha - 8
Suzuki - 3

Last win by brand at RedBud
Honda - 2010
Kawasaki - 2009
Yamaha - 2004
Suzuki - 1990

First time winners at RedBud
Jeff Emig, 1992 - Yamaha
Trey Canard, 2010 - Honda

2012 Current Stats

250 Class Point Standings - After 5 of 12 rounds
1. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki, 222
2. Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., Honda, 209
3. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 200
4. Ken Roczen, Apolda, Germany, KTM, 200
5. Marvin Musquin, La Reole, France, KTM, 153
6. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda, 130
7. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M, Suzuki, 106
8. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki, 102
9. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 99
10. Kyle Cunningham, Fort Worth, Texas, Yamaha, 96

Overall Wins
Eli Tomac - 2
Blake Baggett - 2
Justin Barcia - 1

Moto Wins
Blake Baggett - 4
Eli Tomac - 3
Justin Barcia - 3

Justin Barcia finally made it to the top of the list  winning overall at Thunder Valley in 250s.
Second in points, Justin Barcia will be looking to improve upon an already successful motocross season at RedBud.
Overall Wins by Brand
Honda - 3
Kawasaki - 2

Laps Led (total)
Justin Barcia - 52
Ken Roczen - 51
Blake Baggett - 27
Eli Tomac - 27
Blake Wharton - 6
Jessy Nelson - 1
Phil Nicoletti - 1
Total: 165

Holeshot Winners
Justin Barcia - 3
Wil Hahn - 2
Jessy Nelson - 2
Alex Martin - 1
Ken Roczen - 1
Ivan Tedesco - 1

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 5 motos)
Blake Baggett - 2.1
Justin Barcia - 2.7
Ken Roczen - 3.0
Eli Tomac - 3.4
Marvin Musquin - 6.0

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 5 motos)
Ken Roczen - 3.4
Marvin Musquin - 5.1
Justin Barcia - 5.3
Blake Baggett - 6.6
Eli Tomac - 10.0

Past Winners

REDBUD
Buchanan, Mich.

450 Class

Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
July 2, 2011 / Chad Reed, Australia / Honda
July 3, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
July 4, 2009 / Josh Grant, Riverside, CA / Yamaha
July 6, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 1, 2007 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
July 2, 2006 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
July 3, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
July 4, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 6, 2003 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 7, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 1, 2001 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
July 2, 2000 / Sebastien Tortelli, France / Honda
July 4, 1999 / Kevin Windham, Ethel, LA / Honda
July 5, 1998 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki
July 6, 1997 / John Dowd, Chicopee, MA / Yamaha
July 7, 1996 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki
July 2, 1995 / Jeremy McGrath, Murrieta, CA / Honda
July 3, 1994 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 4, 1993 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 5, 1992 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 7, 1991 / Damon Bradshaw, Mooresville, NC / Yamaha
July 8, 1990 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki
July 2, 1989 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
July 7, 1985 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 1, 1984 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
July 3, 1983 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda
June 1, 1980 / Steve Wise, Pharr, TX / Honda
July 1, 1979 / Marty Tripes, Santee, TX / Honda
July 2, 1978 / Kent Howerton, San Antonio, TX / Suzuki
May 22, 1977 / Tony DiStefano, Morrisville, PA / Suzuki
April 28, 1974 / Ken Zahrt, Woodland Hills, CA / Bultaco

250 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 2, 2011 / Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif. / Kawasaki
July 3, 2010 / Trey Canard, Shawnee, OK / Honda
July 4, 2009 / Jake Weimer, Rupert, ID / Kawasaki
July 6, 2008 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
July 1, 2007 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
July 2, 2006 / Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, WA / Kawasaki
July 3, 2005 / Grant Langston, South Africa / Kawasaki
July 4, 2004 / Michael Brown, Johnson City, TN / Yamaha
July 6, 2003 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 7, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 1, 2001 / Larry Ward, Florence, SD / Yamaha
July 2, 2000 / Stephane Roncada, France / Yamaha
July 4, 1999 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
July 5, 1998 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
July 6, 1997 / Kevin Windham, Baton Rouge, LA / Yamaha
July 7, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
July 2, 1995 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
July 3, 1994 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Yamaha
July 4, 1993 / Jeff Emig, Highland Ranch, CA / Yamaha
July 5, 1992 / Jeff Emig, Highland Ranch, CA / Yamaha
July 7, 1991 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Kawasaki
July 8, 1990 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki
July 2, 1989 / George Holland, Kerman, CA / Honda
July 3, 1988 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Honda
July 5, 1987 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda
July 6, 1986 / Micky Dymond, Yorba Linda, CA / Honda
July 7, 1985 / Ron Lechien, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 1, 1984 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
July 3, 1983 / Johnny O'Mara, Simi Valley, CA / Honda
July 4, 1982 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki
July 5, 1981 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki
May 23, 1976 / Bob Hannah, Whittier, CA / Yamaha

500cc Motocross
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine
July 3, 1988 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
July 5, 1987 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 6, 1986 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
July 7, 1985 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
July 1, 1984 / David Bailey, Axton, VA / Honda
July 3, 1983 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
July 4, 1982 / Danny Chandler, Foresthill, CA / Honda
July 5, 1981 / Chuck Sun, Sherwood, OR / Honda
June 1, 1980 / Denny Swartz, Marietta, OH / Maico
July 1, 1979 / Danny LaPorte, Yucca Valley, CA / Suzuki
July 2, 1978 / Rick Burgett, Sandy, OR / Yamaha
April 28, 1974 / Mike Hartwig, Hadley, MI / Yamaha

Television Coverage from RedBud begins on Saturday, July 7, with live first moto coverage of the 450 and 250 Classes on FUEL TV, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern. Both motos will also be streamed live on AlliSports.com. Live second moto coverage of the 250 Class can be seen on NBC Sports Network at 4 p.m. Eastern, while the final moto of the 450 Class will air on Sunday, July 8, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern on NBC.

Tickets for the remaining rounds of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship can be found at www.allisports.com.

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MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world's most prestigious motocross series - the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. The industry leader in off road powersport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.

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