SEATTLE SUPERCROSS NEWS, NOTES & HISTORY: All The Latest News, Past Winners, & TV Schedule

April 12, 2009
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SEATTLE SUPERCROSS NEWS, NOTES & HISTORY:
All The Latest News, Past Winners, &ÿ TV Schedule

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The AMA 450 class race will air on CBS Sports Sunday, April 19 at Noon EST and the AMA 250 West class will air on SPEED Sunday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m. EST.
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From 1978-1999, the Seattle Supercross was held at the now defunct Seattle King Dome. Washington native Larry Ward won his first AMA Supercross race in Seattle in 1990, and in 1999, Ward won the last AMA Supercross race of his career in Seattle. Rick Johnson holds the all-time AMA Supercross class win record in Seattle with seven. Jeff Matiasevich holds the all-time AMA 250 West class record in Seattle with seven.
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Tickets are available at www.SupercrossOnline.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, the Qwest Field Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. Club Level seats are $45; Mid-level seats are $25 for adults and $10 for children; Treadhead Seats are $10. All seats are $2 more on the day of the race. Practice and qualifying begin at 12:30 and racing begins at 7:00 p.m.ÿ
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PAST WINNERS IN SEATTLE AMA 450 CLASS
April 26, 2008:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Kevin Windham
April 28, 2007:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ James Stewart
April 29, 2006:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ James Stewart
April 23, 2005:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ James Stewart
January 30, 1999:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Larry Ward
January 31, 1998:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeremy McGrath
February 1, 1997:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Doug Henry
February 3, 1996:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeremy McGrath
February 4, 1995:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeremy McGrath
May 7, 1994:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Mike Kiedrowski
January 30, 1993:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeremy McGrath
February 1, 1992:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Damon Bradshaw
February 2, 1991:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jean-Michael Bayle
February 17, 1990:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Larry Ward
February 4, 1989:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Rick Johnson
February 5, 1989:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Rick Johnson
February 13, 1988:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Rick Johnson
February 14, 1988:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Ron Lechien
March 28, 1987:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Rick Johnson
March 29, 1987:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Rick Johnson
February 15, 1986:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeff Ward
February 16, 1986:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Rick Johnson
February 8, 1985:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Ron Lechien
February 9, 1985:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Ron Lechien
February 11, 1984:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeff Ward
February 12, 1984:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Rick Johnson
February 12, 1983:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Bob Hannah
February 13, 1983:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Bob Hannah
February 13, 1982:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Donnie Hansen
February 14, 1982:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Mark Barnett
February 14, 1981:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Darrell Shultz
February 15, 1981:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Darrell Shultz
February 9, 1980:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Mike Bell
February 10, 1980:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Mike Bell
February 9, 1979:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Mike Bell
February 10, 1979:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Bob Hannah
February 18, 1978:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jim Ellis
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AMA SUPERCROSSÿ125/250F CLASS
April 26, 2008:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Ryan Dungey
April 28, 2007:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Ryan Villopoto
April 29, 2006:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ James Stewart
April 23, 2005:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ James Stewart
January 30, 1999:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Nathan Ramsey
January 31, 1998:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ David Vuillemin
February 1, 1997:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ David Vuillemin
February 3, 1996:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Kevin Windham
February 4, 1995:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Damon Huffman
May 7, 1994:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Ryan Hughes
January 30, 1993:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Phil Lawrence
February 1, 1992:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeremy McGrath
February 2, 1991:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeremy McGrath
February 17, 1990:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Ty Davis
February 4, 1989:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeff Matiasevich
February 5, 1989:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeff Matiasevich
February 13, 1988:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeff Matiasevich
February 14, 1988:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Jeff Matiasevich
March 28, 1987:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Donnie Schmit
March 29, 1987:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Kyle Lewis
February 15, 1986:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Willie Surratt
February 16, 1986:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Donnie Schmit
February 8, 1985:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Bader Manneh
February 9, 1985:ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Mike Healey
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AMA 450 CLASS STATS IN SEATTLE
The first race held in Seattle was on February 18, 1978 and Jimmy Ellis won a Honda. It was his first and only win on a Honda.

This will be the 38th time the gate will drop in Seattle for an AMA Supercross class race.

From 1978 – 1999, the Seattle King Dome hosted AMA Supercross races.

First time winners in Seattle: Darrel Shultz-1981, Rick Johnson-1984, Jeff Ward-1984, Larry Ward-1990.

In 1984 when Seattle hosted double-header races, Ward and Johnson won the first AMA Supercross races of their careers.

From 1979-1989, the King Dome hosted double-header races.

Riders to sweep double headers at the King Dome: Mike Bell-1980; Darrel Shultz-1981; Bob Hannah-1983; Ron Lechien-1985; Rick Johnson-1987 & 1989.

Larry Ward won his first AMA Supercross race in Seattle (1990) on a Suzuki and nine years later, he won his last AMA Supercross race in Seattle also on a Suzuki, marking the last race held in the King Dome
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Ryan Dungey leads the 250 Western Regional Supercross class.

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WINS BY BRAND IN SEATTLE
Honda (17)
Yamaha (8)
Kawasaki (7)
Suzuki (5)

LAST WIN BY BRAND IN SEATTLE:
Honda-2008 Kawasaki-2007
Suzuki-1998
Yamaha-1998
Kevin Windham won the 250 West race in Seattle in 1996 and 12 years later (2008) in Seattle, he won his 16th AMA 45- class main event
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AMA 125/250 CLASS STATS IN SEATTLE
This will be the 25th time the gate will drop for an AMA 12/250F class race in Seattle.

The first AMA 125/250F race held in Seattle was on February 8, 1985, and Bader Manneh, won on a Kawasaki.

Kawasaki won the first AMA 250 West class race in Seattle in 1985.

Kawasaki also won the last 250 West race to be held in the King Dome in 1999.

Kawasaki won the first 250 West race at Quest Field in 2005 as well as four consecutive races in Seattle
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WINS BY BRAND IN SEATTLE
Kawasaki (11)
Honda (5)
Suzuki (4)
Yamaha (4)
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AMA SUPERCROSS CLASS NOTABLES FROM JACKSONVILLE
James Stewart won his 35th AMA Supercross class race and the 10th of this season.

Yamaha now has 11 wins this season.

Can James Stewart become the first Yamaha racer to get 11 wins in one season? In 2007, he won 13 on a Kawasaki.

Since the first race of the 2003 season, Reed has not missed an AMA Supercross main event.

Chad Reed now has 14 AMA Supercross class podium finishes this season and 100 career AMA Supercross class podium finishes. He is second behind Jeremy McGrath on the all time podium list.

Since 2000, Yamaha has won 66 AMA Supercross class wins; Kawasaki has won 41; Honda has won 34; Suzuki has won 18.

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AMA 250 SUPERCROSSÿCLASS NOTABLES FROM JACKSONVILLE:
Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki earned their 10th win of the season in Jacksonville and their seventh race in the East Region
Since 1991 Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki Pro-Circuit now has 100 AMA Supercross Lites class wins
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AMA 450 LAPS LED
James Stewartÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 186
Chad Reedÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 48
Josh Grantÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 17
Jason Lawrenceÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 14
Kevin Windhamÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 11
Ryan Villopotoÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 3
Mike Alessiÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 2
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AMA SUPERCROSS 250 CLASS LAPS LED
Christophe Pourcelÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 48
Jake Weimerÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 42
Austin Stroupeÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 37
Ryan Dungeyÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 36
Blake Whartonÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 16
Martin Davalosÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 10
Wil A. Hahnÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 9
Justin D. Braytonÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 7
Ryan Moraisÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 4
Daniel Reardonÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 2
Matthew Lemoineÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 1
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HOLESHOT AWARD (AMA 450 CLASS)
James Stewart (Anaheim 1)
Josh Grant (Phoenix)ÿÿÿÿ
Mike Alessi (Anaheim 2)
Mike Alessi (Houston)
James Stewart (San Francisco)
James Stewart (Anaheim 3)
Mike Alessi (San Diego)
James Stewart (Atlanta)
Chad Reed (Indianapolis)
James Stewart (New Orleans)
Josh Grant (St. Louis)
Mike Alessi (Toronto)
Mike Alessi (Jacksonville)
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HOLESHOT AWARD (AMA SUPERCROSS 250 CLASS)
Daniel Reardon (Anaheim 1)
Jake Weimer (Phoenix)
Ryan Morais (Anaheim 2)
Christophe Pourcel (Houston)
Jake Weimer (San Francisco)
Justin Brayton (Anaheim 3)
Ryan Morais (San Diego)
Austin Stroupe (Atlanta)
Christophe Pourcel (Indianapolis)
Austin Stroupe (New Orleans)
Blake Wharton (St. Louis)
Broc Tickle (Toronto)
Nico Izzi (Jacksonville)



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