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Washougal Motocross Statistical Report 2012

Friday, July 20, 2012
Washougal is one of the most scenic tracks on the AMA Motocross schedule.
A view of Washougal in 2011, known for being one of the most beautiful and challenging tracks on schedule.
• Washougal has hosted Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship events since 1980 and is currently in its third decade of hosting the Nationals in the Pacific Northwest.
• Washougal is known for being one of the most beautiful, yet challenging tracks in the world and features several iconic obstacles, including Horsepower Hill.
• In 31 years of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship competition at Washougal, only two international riders have captured an overall win - Chad Reed in the 450 Class in 2009 and Ben Townley in the 250 Class in 2007.
• A rider from Pacific Northwest has never won at Washougal in either the 450 Class or 250 Class, as Poulsbo, Washington's Ryan Villopoto is winless in four starts at his home track. A pair of natives did claim victory in the 13 years of 500cc competition - Eric Eaton, of Tacoma, Wash., in 1985 and Chuck Sun, of Sherwood, Ore., at the inaugural event in 1980.
Ryan Dungey has won four-straight races at Washougal across both classes, dating back to 2008 when he captured his first-career victory. He has won four of his five career starts at the track.
• This season, Dungey is enjoying a five-round overall winning streak and has also taken the checkered flag in the last 10 motos.
• Every 450 Class victory in 2012 has been achieved by sweeping both motos.
• Ryan Dungey has won 34 of the 62 motos he's entered in his 450 Class career (54%), claiming the overall in 19 of 31 races (61%).
• Through his first 31 career 450 Class races, Ricky Carmichael captured 23 overall victories. Ryan Dungey has claimed 19 wins in his first 31 starts and already sits alone in fourth on the all-time wins list.
• Carmichael also earned 1,375 career points through the first 31 races of his 450 Class career, while Dungey has amassed 1,393 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.
• Mike Alessi has finished on the overall podium in five of the first seven races and currently sits second on the championship as a privateer.
Blake Baggett and Eli Tomac have the most wins in the 250 Class with three apiece. However, they sit third and fourth in laps led, respectively. Justin Barcia has led the most laps, but has won just one race.
• Jake Weimer leads all competitors in passing an average of 5.8 riders a moto. Eli Tomac has worked hard for his success, leading the 250 Class with 5.5 passes per moto.

450 Class Stats

• The first 450 Class race held at Washougal was August 14, 1983. Rick Johnson won on a Yamaha.
• This will be the 22nd time the gate will drop at Washougal for the 450 Class.
• Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Jeff Emig, and Ryan Dungey have won at Washougal in both classes.
• Mike LaRocco won the last 500cc race in Washougal in 1993 on a Honda.
• Rick Johnson, Ricky Carmichael, and Ryan Dungey are the only three riders to win Washougal back-to-back in 1983-84 (Johnson), 2004-05 (Carmichael), and 2010-11 (Dungey).
• Dungey is looking to become the first rider in history to win at Washougal for three consecutive years.
• With two wins in the 250 Class from 2008-2009 and a pair of 450 Class wins over the last two seasons, Ryan Dungey is looking to make it five-in-a-row in the Pacific Northwest.
• Dungey is looking to become the fourth rider to win at Washougal on multiple brands of motorcycle.
• Yamaha has not won at Washougal in the new millennium (last win in 1999).

Ryan Villopoto  #2  Moto 1 holeshot at Washougal - 2011
450 Moto 1 at Washougal in 2011 with Ryan Villopoto (2) and Ryan Dungey (1) fighting out front.
Wins by brand at Washougal 
Kawasaki - 6 
Suzuki - 6 
Honda - 5
Yamaha - 4

Last win by brand at Washougal
Suzuki - 2011
Kawasaki - 2008
Honda - 2004
Yamaha - 1999

First time winners at Washougal
Jimmy Button, 1999 - Yamaha

Riders to win at Washougal in both classes
Ricky Carmichael
Ryan Dungey
Jeff Emig
James Stewart

Brand Sweeps at Washougal
Kawasaki; Ryan Hughes, Mike LaRocco - 1994
Honda; Mike Brown, Jeremy McGrath - 1995
Kawasaki; Jeff Emig, Ricky Carmichael - 1997
Kawasaki; Ben Townley, Tim Ferry - 2007
Suzuki; Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey - 2009

2012 Current Stats

Dungey is a crowd favorite  especially at Spring Creek  his home track.
Ryan Dungey celebrating his recent win at Spring Creek in front of a big crowd at his home track.
450 Class Point Standings - After 7 of 12 rounds
1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 336
2. Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 256
3. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki, 244
4. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 209
5. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Kawasaki, 187
6. Justin Brayton, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, Honda, 167
7. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki, 151
8. Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Kawasaki, 150
9. Brett Metcalfe, Mannum, Australia, Suzuki, 142
10. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Kawasaki, 113

Overall Wins
Ryan Dungey - 5
James Stewart - 2

Moto Wins
Ryan Dungey - 10
James Stewart - 4

Overall Wins by Brand 
KTM - 5
Suzuki - 2

Laps Led (total)
Ryan Dungey - 136
James Stewart - 68
Mike Alessi - 26
Tommy Hahn - 1
Total: 231

450 class coming off the start at Spring Creek.
Dungey took the holeshot in both motos at Spring Creek.
Holeshot Winners
Ryan Dungey - 5
Mike Alessi - 3
Justin Brayton - 1
Michael Byrne - 1
Tommy Hahn - 1
Kyle Regal - 1
Andrew Short - 1
Jake Weimer - 1

Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 7 motos)
Ryan Dungey - 1.4
Mike Alessi - 4.3
Jake Weimer - 5.1
Andrew Short - 6.4
Brett Metcalfe - 7.1

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 7 motos)
Ryan Dungey - 3.0
James Stewart - 3.3
Tommy Hahn - 5.7
Mike Alessi - 7.0
Broc Tickle - 7.9

250 Class Stats

• The first 250 Class race was held at Washougal on July 6, 1980. Mark Barnett won on a Suzuki.
• This will be the 32nd time the gate will drop at Washougal for a 250 Class race.
• Kawasaki has won nine of the last 15 races at Washougal.
• In 31 years, only five riders have earned their first career victory at Washougal. Ryan Dungey was the most recent in 2008.
• Dungey was also the last rider to go back-to-back at Washougal (2008-2009) since James Stewart did it as part of a three-year streak from 2002-2004. Blake Baggett will look to go back-to-back this season.
• Washougal has hosted three different 250 Class winners over the last three seasons.
• Yamaha has not won at Washougal in the new millennium (last win in 1993).

250s coming up the hill at Spring Creek.
250 action has been intense so far in 2012, with regular battles out front between a number of riders for the podium.
Wins by brand at Washougal
Kawasaki - 12
Suzuki - 11
Honda - 6
Yamaha - 2

Last win by brand at Washougal
Kawasaki - 2011
Honda - 2010
Suzuki - 2009
Yamaha - 1993

First time winners at Washougal
Ryan Dungey, 2008 - Suzuki
Brock Sellards, 1999 - Honda
Mike Brown, 1995 - Honda
Larry Ward, 1991 - Suzuki
A.J. Whiting, 1985 - Suzuki

2012 Current Stats

250 Class Point Standings - After 7 of 12 rounds
1. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Kawasaki, 315
2. Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., Honda, 297
3. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 281
4. Ken Roczen, Apolda, Germany, KTM, 273
5. Marvin Musquin, La Reole, France, KTM, 218
6. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda, 191
7. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki, 156
8. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M, Suzuki, 145
9. Jessy Nelson, Paso Robles, Calif., Honda, 128
10. Jake Canada, Sun City, Calif., Honda, 125

Roczen  70  and Tomac  17  fighting tooth-and-nail for the upper hand at Spring Creek.
Eli Tomac (17) and Ken Roczen (70) at Spring Creek.
Overall Wins
Blake Baggett - 3
Eli Tomac - 3
Justin Barcia - 1

Moto Wins
Blake Baggett - 7
Eli Tomac - 4
Justin Barcia - 3

Overall Wins by Brand
Honda - 4
Kawasaki - 3

Laps Led (total)
Justin Barcia - 81
Ken Roczen - 51
Blake Baggett - 46
Eli Tomac - 42
Blake Wharton - 6
Marvin Musquin - 1
Jessy Nelson - 1
Phil Nicoletti - 1
Total: 229

Holeshot Winners
Justin Barcia - 5
Wil Hahn - 2
Jessy Nelson - 2
Alex Martin - 1
Marvin Musquin - 1
Jessy Nelson - 1
Ken Roczen - 1
Ivan Tedesco - 1

Barcia remains second in overall points  trailing Baggett by 18 after Spring Creek.
Justin Barcia has five holeshots to his credit so far in 2012.
Top Five Average Finishers (minimum 7 motos)
Blake Baggett - 2.0
Justin Barcia - 2.5
Ken Roczen - 3.3
Eli Tomac - 3.3
Marvin Musquin - 5.8

Top Five Average Starters (minimum 7 motos)
Ken Roczen - 3.9
Justin Barcia - 4.3
Marvin Musquin - 5.6
Blake Baggett - 6.1
Eli Tomac - 8.8

Past Winners

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Washougal, Wash.

450 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 23, 2011 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / KTM
July 24, 2010 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
July 25, 2009 / Chad Reed, Australia / Suzuki
July 27, 2008 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 29, 2007 / Timmy Ferry, Largo, FL / Kawasaki
July 30, 2006 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 31, 2005 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Suzuki
August 1, 2004 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 27, 2003 / Kevin Windham, Centreville, MS / Honda
July 28, 2002 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Honda
July 29, 2001 / Kevin Windham, Centreville, MS / Suzuki
July 30, 2000 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
August 1, 1999 / Jimmy Button, Lake Elsinore, CA / Yamaha
August 2, 1998 / Doug Henry, Oxford, CT / Yamaha
August 17, 1997 / Jeff Emig, Riverside, CA / Kawasaki
August 18, 1996 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Suzuki
August 6, 1995 / Jeremy McGrath, Murrieta, CA / Honda
August 14, 1994 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Kawasaki
August 25, 1985 / Johnny O'Mara, Gardnerville, NV / Honda
August 19, 1984 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
August 14, 1983 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha

250 Class
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

July 23, 2011 / Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, CA / Kawasaki
July 24, 2010 / Trey Canard, Shawnee, OK / Honda
July 25, 2009 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
July 27, 2008 / Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, MN / Suzuki
July 29, 2007 / Ben Townley, New Zealand / Kawasaki
July 30, 2006 / Andrew Short, Murrieta, CA / Honda
July 31, 2005 / Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, CA / Kawasaki
August 1, 2004 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 27, 2003 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 28, 2002 / James Stewart, Haines City, FL / Kawasaki
July 29, 2001 / Michael Brown, Piney Flats, TN / Kawasaki
July 30, 2000 / Travis Pastrana, Annapolis, MD / Suzuki
August 1, 1999 / Brock Sellards, New Philadelphia, OH / Honda
August 2, 1998 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
August 17, 1997 / Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL / Kawasaki
August 18, 1996 / Steve Lamson, Pollock Pines, CA / Honda
August 6, 1995 / Mike Brown, Gray, TN / Honda
August 14, 1994 / Ryan Hughes, Escondido, CA / Kawasaki
August 8, 1993 / Jeff Emig, Highland Ranch, CA / Yamaha
August 2, 1992 / Jeff Emig, Highland, CA / Yamaha
September 1, 1991 / Larry Ward, Society Hill, SC / Suzuki
August 12, 1990 / Guy Cooper, Stillwater, OK / Suzuki
August 27, 1989 / Mike Kiedrowski, Canyon Country, CA / Honda
August 28, 1988 / George Holland, Kerman, CA / Honda
August 24, 1986 / Erik Kehoe, Granada Hills, CA / Suzuki
August 25, 1985 / A. J. Whiting, Sherman Oaks, CA / Suzuki
August 19, 1984 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
August 14, 1983 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki
August 8, 1982 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
August 2, 1981 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki
July 6, 1980 / Mark Barnett, Bridgeview, IL / Suzuki

500cc Motocross
Date / Winner, Hometown / Machine

August 8, 1993 / Mike LaRocco, South Bend, IN / Honda
August 2, 1992 / Mike Kiedrowski, Acton, CA / Kawasaki
September 1, 1991 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki
August 12, 1990 / Jeff Stanton, Sherwood, MI / Honda
August 27, 1989 / Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, CA / Kawasaki
August 28, 1988 / Rick Johnson, El Cajon, CA / Honda
August 24, 1986 / Jeff Ward, Mission Viejo, CA / Kawasaki
August 25, 1985 / Eric Eaton, Tacoma, WA / Yamaha
August 19, 1984 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
August 14, 1983 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
August 8, 1982 / Mike Bell, Lakewood, CA / Yamaha
August 2, 1981 / Broc Glover, El Cajon, CA / Yamaha
July 6, 1980 / Chuck Sun, Sherwood, OR / Honda

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