Oakland AMA Supercross: Stats & Facts

2011 AMA Supercross

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto leads the point race in 2011 AMA Supercross as the series heads to Oakland this weekend for Round 4.

Villopoto won the opening round at Anaheim 1, took second at Phoenix, and then regained the first-place spot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles last weekend. Going into Round 4 of 17, Villopoto is five points ahead of San Manuel Yamaha’s James Stewart, who took the win at Phoenix.

This weekend’s race will be the first time the SX field will compete at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, the second consecutive debut of a venue following last weekend’s Dodger Stadium race.

Supercross races have been held in Oakland in the past, but at other venues. Following are some stats and facts about previous races in Oakland, and this Saturday’s event at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Supercross Class Stats: Oakland

  • The first race was held in Oakland on January 18, 1979, and Jimmy Weinert won on a Kawasaki
  • This will be the fourth time a Supercross class race has been held in Oakland
  • In 1980 Kent Howerton won on a Suzuki
  • In 1979 Jimmy Weinert used a paddle tire to win on the all sand track in Oakland. Later that year, Weinert won the final Supercross class race of his career in Daytona.
  • In 1984 Ron Lechien won on a Honda, marking his first win on a Honda

Wins by Brand in Oakland

  • Kawasaki-1
  • Suzuki-1
  • Honda-1

Supercross Class Recap: Los Angeles

  • Ryan Villopoto earned his 11th career Supercross class win
  • Villopoto is now tied with Ezra Lusk and Mike Bell on the all time Supercross win list
  • Through the first three races, Villopoto and Stewart are the only riders to not finish off the podium
  • Since 1974, the first Supercross class racer to win two events went on to win the title 22 times in 37 seasons
  • Trey Canard earned his 3rd straight top-four finish
  • Justin Brayton gets his first top-five finish of the season
  • Tye Simmonds qualified for the first main event of his career on a KTM 350
  • Brett Metcalfe earned a top-10 finish
  • Ryan Dungey earned his second podium of the season, and third top-five finish

Supercross Lites Class Stats: Oakland

  • This will be the inaugural Supercross Lites class race in Oakland

Supercross Lites Class Recap: Los Angeles

  • Cole Seely became the 82nd different rider to win a Supercross Lites class main event
  • Seely gave the Lucas Oil/Troy Lee/ Honda team their first Supercross Lites class win of the 2011 season
  • Seeley gave Honda their first Supercross Lites class win since the St. Louis last year
  • This was the first race since Dallas in 2010 that a Kawasaki rider was not on the podium

Supercross Class Laps Led

  • James Stewart 28
  • Ryan Villopoto 27
  • Ivan Tedesco 3
  • Ryan Dungey 1
  • Brett Metcalfe 1

Supercross Lites Class Laps Led

  • Joshua Hansen 15
  • Broc Tickle 15
  • Cole Seely 15

Holeshot Award (Supercross Class)

  • Ivan Tedesco (Anaheim 1)
  • James Stewart (Phoenix)
  • Brett Metcalfe (Los Angeles)

Holeshot Award (Supercross Lites Class)

  • Broc Tickle (Anaheim 1)
  • Broc Tickle (Phoenix)
  • Cole Seely (Los Angeles)

MMI Top Tech Award

  • Pro Circuit Kawasaki (Anaheim 1)
  • Rene Zapapa (Phoenix)
  • Brent Presnell (Los Angeles)

Asterisk Medic Card

  • Christian Craig (Anaheim 1)
  • Scott Champion (Phoenix)
  • Ryan Marmont (Los Angeles)

Supercross Class Results: Los Angeles
1. Ryan Villopoto, Seattle, Wash., Kawasaki
2. James Stewart, Haines City, Florida, Yamaha
3. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki
4. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Oak., Honda
5. Justin Brayton, Cornelius, N.C., Yamaha
6. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda
7. Chad Reed, Dade City, Florida, Honda
8. Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Cali., Suzuki
9. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM
10. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Florida, Yamaha

Supercross Class Season Standings
1. Ryan Villopoto, Seattle, Wash., Kawasaki, 72
2. James Stewart, Haines City, Florida, Yamaha, 67
3. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 58
4. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Oak., Honda, 56
5. Chad Reed, Dade City, Florida, Honda, 48
6. Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Cali., Suzuki, 39
7. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM, 37
8. Justin Brayton, Cornelius, N.C., Yamaha, 36
9. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Florida, Yamaha, 33
10. Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda, 32

Western Regional Supercross Lites Class Results: Los Angeles

1. Cole Seely, Corona, Cali., Honda
2. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Col., Honda
3. Ryan Morais, Murrieta, Cali., Suzuki
4. Broc Tickle, Holly, Miss., Kawasaki
5. Joshua Hansen, Elbert, Col., Kawasaki
6. Ken Roczen, Mattstedt, Germany, KTM
7. Ryan Marmont, Woonona, Australia, KTM
8. James Decotis, Peabody, Mass., Honda
9. Nick Paluzzi, Riverside, Cali., Yamaha
10. Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Yamaha

Western Regional Supercross Lites Season Standings
1. Joshua Hansen, Elbert, Col., Kawasaki, 66
2. Broc Tickle, Holly, Miss., Kawasaki, 62
3. Cole Seely, Corona, Cali., Honda, 59
4. Ryan Morais, Murrieta, Cali., Suzuki, 55
5. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Col., Honda, 49
6. Tyla Rattray, Wildomar, Cali., Kawasaki, 42
7. Martin Davalos, Cairo, Georgia, Suzuki, 40
8. Travis Baker, Temecula, Cali., Honda, 35
9. Ken Roczen, Mattstedt, Germany, KTM, 31
10. Nick Paluzzi, Riverside, Cali., Yamaha, 30

Supercross Class Rider Finishes

Ryan Villopoto
Anaheim 1: 1
Phoenix: 2
Los Angeles: 1

James Stewart
Anaheim 1: 3
Phoenix: 1
Los Angeles: 2

Ryan Dungey
Anaheim 1: 2
Phoenix: 5
Los Angeles: 3

Trey Canard
Anaheim 1: 4
Phoenix: 3
Los Angeles: 4

Justin Brayton
Anaheim 1: 16
Phoenix: 6
Los Angeles: 5

Kevin Windham
Anaheim 1: 6
Phoenix: 19
Los Angeles: 6

Chad Reed
Anaheim 1: 5
Phoenix: 4
Los Angeles: 7

Brett Metcalfe
Anaheim 1: 8
Phoenix: 8
Los Angeles: 8

Andrew Short
Anaheim 1: 10
Phoenix: 7
Los Angeles: 9

Kyle Chisholm
Anaheim 1: 11
Phoenix: 9
Los Angeles: 10

Nicholas Way
Anaheim 1: 12
Phoenix: 12
Los Angeles: 11

Austin Stroupe
Anaheim 1: N/A
Phoenix: 20
Los Angeles: 12

David Millsaps
Anaheim 1: 19
Phoenix: 11
Los Angeles: 13

Chris Blose
Anaheim 1: 17
Phoenix: 15
Los Angeles: 14

Tye Simmonds
Anaheim 1: N/A
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 15

Kyle Regal
Anaheim 1: 13
Phoenix: 10
Los Angeles: 16

Mike Alessi
Anaheim 1: 14
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 17

Jason Thomas
Anaheim 1: 15
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 18

Ivan Tedesco
Anaheim 1: 7
Phoenix: 14
Los Angeles: 19

Thomas Hahn
Anaheim 1: 20
Phoenix: 16
Los Angeles: 20

Western Regional Supercross Lites Class Rider Finishes

Cole Seely:
Anaheim 1: 5
Phoenix: 4
Los Angeles: 1

Eli Tomac
Anaheim 1: 10
Phoenix: 5
Los Angeles: 2

Ryan Morais
Anaheim 1: 6
Phoenix: 3
Los Angeles: 3

Broc Tickle
Anaheim 1: 2
Phoenix: 2
Los Angeles: 4

Joshua Hansen
Anaheim 1: 1
Phoenix: 1
Los Angeles: 5

Ken Roczen
Anaheim 1: 7
Phoenix: 19
Los Angeles: 6

Ryan Marmont
Anaheim 1: 14
Phoenix: 17
Los Angeles: 7

James Decotis
Anaheim 1: N/A
Phoenix: 7
Los Angeles: 8

Nick Paluzzi
Anaheim 1: 9
Phoenix: 15
Los Angeles: 9

Kyle Cunningham
Anaheim 1: 13
Phoenix: 10
Los Angeles: 10

Martin Davalos
Anaheim 1: 4
Phoenix: 9
Los Angeles: 11

Travis Baker
Anaheim 1: 8
Phoenix: 8
Los Angeles: 12

Antonio Balbi
Anaheim 1: 11
Phoenix: 14
Los Angeles: 13

Tyla Rattray
Anaheim 1: 3
Phoenix: 6
Los Angeles: 14

Daniel Blair
Anaheim 1: N/A
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 15

Travis Bright
Anaheim 1: 17
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 16

Jake Canada
Anaheim 1: N/A
Phoenix: 11
Los Angeles: 17

Casey Hinson
Anaheim 1: N/A
Phoenix: 16
Los Angeles: 18

Scott Champion
Anaheim 1: N/A
Phoenix: 18
Los Angeles: 19

Cody Gilmore
Anaheim 1: 15
Phoenix: N/A
Los Angeles: 20

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