AMA Supercross Championship

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Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship
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Category Motorcycle racing
Country United States
Inaugural season 1974
Classes450SX, 250SX East, 250SX West, KTM Junior
Riders50
Constructors Honda   Husqvarna  · Kawasaki  · KTM  · Suzuki  · Yamaha
Riders' champion Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb
Teams' championRed Bull KTM Factory Racing
Official website www.supercrosslive.com
Motorsport current event.svg Current season

The AMA Supercross Championship is an American motorcycle racing series. Founded by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in 1974, the AMA Supercross Championship races are held from January through early May. Supercross is a variant of motocross which involves off-road motorcycles on a constructed dirt track consisting of steep jumps and obstacles; the tracks are usually constructed inside a sports stadium. The easy accessibility and comfort of these stadium venues helped supercross surpass off-road motocross as a spectator attraction in the United States by the late 1970s. [1]

United States Federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe, which is 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Most of the country is located contiguously in North America between Canada and Mexico.

Motorcycle sport is a broad field that encompasses all sporting aspects of motorcycling. The disciplines are not all races or timed-speed events, as several disciplines test a competitor's various riding skills.

American Motorcyclist Association nonprofit organization

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is an American nonprofit organization of more than 200,000 motorcyclists that organizes numerous motorcycling activities and campaigns for motorcyclists' legal rights. Its mission statement is "to promote the motorcycling lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling." The organization was founded in 1924 and as of October 2016 had more than 1,100 chartered clubs.

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History

The first motocross race held on a race track inside a stadium took place on August 28, 1948, at Buffalo Stadium in the Paris suburb of Montrouge. [2] As the popularity of motocross surged in the United States in the late 1960s, Bill France added a professional motocross race to the 1971 Daytona Beach Bike Week schedule. [2] The 1972 race was held at Daytona International Speedway on an constructed track on the grass surface between the main grandstand and the pit lane. [2] Jimmy Weinert won the 250 class and Mark Blackwell was the winner of the 500 class. [2]

Race track Facility built for racing of animals, vehicles, or athletes

A race track is a facility built for racing of vehicles, athletes, or animals. A race track also may feature grandstands or concourses. Racetracks are also used in the study of animal locomotion. Some motorsport tracks are called speedways.

Vélodrome Buffalo and Stade Buffalo velodrome

The Vélodrome Buffalo and Stade Buffalo were cycling tracks in Paris. The first existed from 1893 until World War I, the second from 1922 until 1957.

Daytona Beach Bike Week

Daytona Beach Bike Week, also called Daytona Bike Week, is a motorcycle event and rally held annually in Daytona Beach, Florida. Approximately 500,000 people make their way to the rally area for the 10-day event. The festivities include motorcycle racing, concerts, parties, and street festivals. The event is usually held on the first full week of March and contends with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally as the most popular motorcycle rally in the United States.

The event that paved the way for constructed, stadium-based motocross events was a 1972 race held in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, promoted by Mike Goodwin and Terry Tiernan, then-president of the AMA, and won by 16-year-old Marty Tripes. [2] [3] It was billed as the "Super Bowl of Motocross" which led to the coining of the term "Supercross." The Super Bowl of Motocross II held the following year was an even greater success and, eventually evolved into the AMA Supercross championship held in stadiums across the United States and Canada. [2]

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American outdoor sports stadium located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. Conceived as a hallmark of civic pride, the Coliseum was commissioned in 1921 as a memorial to L.A. veterans of World War I. Completed in 1923, it will be the first stadium to have hosted the Summer Olympics three times: 1932, 1984, and 2028. It was declared a National Historic Landmark on July 27, 1984, the day before the opening ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Marty Tripes is an American former professional motocross racer. He was one of the leading American motocross and supercross racers during the 1970s. Tripes rose to national prominence in 1972 as a teenage prodigy when, he defeated some of the best riders in the world to win the first-ever stadium supercross race in the United States.

Motocross and Supercross eventually diverged into different forms of racing."/>

Originally, each of the AMA Supercross races were promoted by different companies, most notably Mike Goodwin in the West, Pace Motorsports in the Midwest and Southwest, and Super Sports in the East. In the 1980s, Mickey Thompson (MTEG) partnered Goodwin, then took over the West region. In the 1990s, MTEG went bankrupt and Super Sports sold its business to Pace, which became the single AMA Supercross promoter. In 1998, Pace was bought by SFX Entertainment, which was bought in turn by Clear Channel in 2000. The live events division of Clear Channel was split off as Live Nation in 2005, and the motorsports division was sold to Feld Entertainment in 2008, which currently promotes the championship.

Mickey Thompson American racing driver

Marion Lee "Mickey" Thompson was an American auto racing builder and promoter.

The Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group (MTEG) was a sanctioning body for an American short course off road racing series that took place inside stadiums. Some events were televised, including on TNN and ESPN.

Live Nation is an American events promoter and venue operator based in Beverly Hills, California. Formed in 1996 by Robert F. X. Sillerman as SFX Entertainment, the company's business was built around consolidating concert promoters into a national company. In 2000, the company was sold to Clear Channel Communications for $4.4 billion, and operated as Clear Channel Entertainment until 2005, when it was spun off as Live Nation.

While growing consistently since the '70s, the modern Supercross schedule since 1985 has become further compacted. The schedule would run from February to November, with both the "outdoor" (Motocross) and "indoor" (Supercross) schedules coinciding with each other during the year. By 1986, the schedule was compacted to a January to June schedule, and in 1998, the series adopted its present format, starting in early January and ending in early May, with races weekly except for Easter weekend (a traditional off-week for motorsport in the United States). In 2000, the present calendar was adopted with the season starting in the Los Angeles area on the Saturday after the first Thursday of January (between January 3-9) and ending with an early May race in Las Vegas, by which the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship "outdoor season" begins. By the early part of the 21st Century Supercross' popularity really took off. [1] In the United States, Supercross races today are now some of the most popular races regularly held.

AMA Motocross Championship Wikimedia list article

The AMA Motocross Championship is an American motorcycle racing series. The motocross race series was founded and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in 1972. The series is the major outdoor motocross series in the United States and is managed by MX Sports Pro Racing.

The American Motorcyclist Association awards three Supercross Championships each year. They are the 450cc (was known as 250cc two-stroke), and both an East and West division on the 250cc (was 125cc two-stroke). Supercross racing classifications are governed by the displacement of the motorcycle's engine. They were based on two-stroke engines until 2006, when four-stroke engines replaced two-stroke engines. From 2007 until 2012, a formula nomenclature similar to IndyCar was used, with the 450cc class known as Supercross and 250cc as Supercross Lites. Starting in 2013, the AMA and Feld Motor Sports returned to the traditional nomenclature, based on four-stroke engines: 450cc (known as "MX1" in Europe), and 250cc (also known as "MX2"). The 450cc Champion has always been generally considered to be the most prestigious.

Since 2011, the final race of the season, known as the Monster Energy Cup for sponsorship reasons, is held at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. A US $1 million purse is available to the rider who wins all three featured races. Ryan Villopoto won the purse at the inaugural event in 2011, as did Marvin Musquin in the 2017 edition, [4] and Eli Tomac in the 2018 race. [5]

The Monster Energy Cup is an exhibition race hosted by the AMA Supercross Championship that takes place in the Fall. The event started in 2011 and has been held at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas every year since. A US $1 million purse is available to any rider who is able to win all three featured races.

Sam Boyd Stadium football stadium

Sam Boyd Stadium is a football stadium in Whitney, Nevada, United States, an unincorporated community in the Las Vegas Valley. It honors Sam Boyd (1910–1993), a major figure in the hotel and casino industry in Las Vegas. The stadium consists of an uncovered horseshoe-shaped single-decked bowl, with temporary seating occasionally erected in the open north end zone. The field has a conventional north-south orientation and is at an elevation of 1,600 feet (490 m) above sea level.

Ryan Villopoto American motorcycle racer

Ryan Villopoto is an American former professional motocross and supercross racer. He competed in the AMA Motocross Championships from 2005 to 2014.

Calendar

The AMA series begins in early January and continues until early-May. It consists of 17 rounds in the 450cc Class, and 9 rounds in 250cc West Class and 9 rounds in the 250cc East Class, which the twelfth round at Indianapolis in April and the final round at Las Vegas in May have an East-West Showdown, and 14 major stadiums and one permanent racing circuit (in a temporary stadium setup) from all over North America.

Event format

Each meet is structured similarly to Short track motor racing with two heat races and a consolation race in each class. In both classes, each heat race is five minutes plus one lap. Each heat features 20 riders (one may have 21 riders depending on qualifying results), with the top nine advancing to the feature. The other 22-23 riders are relegated to the consolation race, known as the Last Chance Qualifier, which is three minutes plus one lap, with the top four advancing to the final.

In the 450cc class, the highest placed competitor in points, provided he is in the top ten in national points, and has yet to qualify after either heat race or consolation race, will receive a provisional for the feature race. The feature race is 15 minutes plus one lap in the 250cc class, and 20 minutes plus one lap for the 450cc class, with 25 championship points for the race win. At three races in 2018 (the second Anaheim, and also the Minneapolis and Atlanta rounds), a three-heat format will be used (six, ten, and twelve minutes for 250cc, eight, twelve, and fifteen minutes for 450cc), and rules similar to the Monster Energy Cup individual heat scoring will determine the overall race winner.

For the season-ending East-West Shootout at Las Vegas for the 250cc class starting in May 2011, each region's top 20 will race in the non-championship event for a 15-minute heat race. Standard rules apply, with the feature race being 10 laps. In 2016, the East-West Shootout became a points-paying round where both regions' champions would be decided in the same feature. Starting in 2018, the combined East-West Shootout will also be held in the middle of the season, at the Indianapolis round.

Ever since the 2018 supercross season there has been three “Triple Crown” events every season. A triple crown event format is when instead of one 20 minute main event the riders are forced to race three shooter length races almost back to back to back. At the end of each race the riders are give a point for each position and the rider with the fewest points at the end of the night wins the event. Over the year the person who places the best over all of the main events will win the “triple crown cup” a trophy showing you skill in the triple crown format. The first winner of this event was Eli Tomac in 2018.

Starting with the 2012 Season, riders who are in first place in the Series' Points Lead will use the red plate to race in the Series.

If at any point during the Heat Races, LCQs or the Feature Races, that the race is red-flagged within less than 3 laps, the race will be a complete restart. However, if the race is red-flagged with more than 3 laps completed but less than 90% of the total race distance and after a minimum of a 10-minute delay, the race will be a staggered restart with riders lined up from the previous lap they went.

Track

Supercross tracks feature a combination of obstacles such as whoop sections (where riders skim along the tops of multiple bumps), rhythm sections (irregular series of jumps with a variety of combination options), and triple jumps (three jumps in a row that riders normally clear in a single leap of 70 feet or more). Many of the turns have banked berms, but some are flat. It takes roughly five hundred truckloads of dirt to make up a supercross track. Soil conditions can be hard-packed, soft, muddy, sandy, rutted, or any combination thereof.

AMA Supercross Championship winners by year

Merged with World Supercross Championship in 2008. [6] [7] [8] [9]

Year450cc Class
(formerly 250 cc 2-stroke)
250cc West
(formerly 125 cc 2-stroke West)
250cc East
(formerly 125 cc 2-stroke East)
2019 Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb Flag of France.svg Dylan Ferrandis Flag of the United States.svg Chase Sexton
2018 Flag of the United States.svg Jason Anderson Flag of the United States.svg Aaron Plessinger Flag of the United States.svg Zach Osborne
2017 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey Flag of the United States.svg Justin Hill Flag of the United States.svg Zach Osborne
2016 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb Flag of the United States.svg Malcolm Stewart
2015 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb Flag of France.svg Marvin Musquin
2014 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto Flag of the United States.svg Jason Anderson Flag of the United States.svg Justin Bogle
2013 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto Flag of Germany.svg Ken Roczen Flag of the United States.svg Wil Hahn
2012 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto Flag of the United States.svg Eli Tomac Flag of the United States.svg Justin Barcia
2011 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto Flag of the United States.svg Broc Tickle Flag of the United States.svg Justin Barcia
2010 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey Flag of the United States.svg Jake Weimer Flag of France.svg Christophe Pourcel
2009 Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey Flag of France.svg Christophe Pourcel
2008 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed Flag of the United States.svg Jason Lawrence Flag of the United States.svg Trey Canard
2007 Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto Flag of New Zealand.svg Ben Townley
2006 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael Flag of South Africa.svg Grant Langston Flag of the United States.svg Davi Millsaps
2005 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael Flag of the United States.svg Ivan Tedesco Flag of South Africa.svg Grant Langston
2004 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed Flag of the United States.svg Ivan Tedesco Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr.
2003 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. Flag of the United States.svg Branden Jesseman
2002 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael Flag of the United States.svg Travis Preston Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed
2001 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael Flag of Costa Rica.svg Ernesto Fonseca Flag of the United States.svg Travis Pastrana
2000 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Shae Bentley Flag of France.svg Stéphane Roncada
1999 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Nathan Ramsey Flag of Costa Rica.svg Ernesto Fonseca
1998 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg John Dowd Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael
1997 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Emig Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Windham Flag of the United States.svg Tim Ferry
1996 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Windham Flag of France.svg Mickaël Pichon
1995 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Damon Huffman Flag of France.svg Mickaël Pichon
1994 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Damon Huffman Flag of the United States.svg Ezra Lusk
1993 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Gaddis Flag of the United States.svg Doug Henry
1992 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Stanton Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Brian Swink
1991 Flag of France.svg Jean-Michel Bayle Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath Flag of the United States.svg Brian Swink
1990 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Stanton Flag of the United States.svg Ty Davis Flag of the United States.svg Denny Stephenson
1989 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Stanton Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Matiasevich Flag of the United States.svg Damon Bradshaw
1988 Flag of the United States.svg Rick Johnson Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Matiasevich Flag of the United States.svg Todd DeHoop
1987 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Ward Flag of the United States.svg Willie Surratt Flag of the United States.svg Ron Tichenor
1986 Flag of the United States.svg Rick Johnson Flag of the United States.svg Donny Schmit Flag of the United States.svg Keith Turpin
1985 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Ward Flag of the United States.svg Bobby Moore Flag of the United States.svg Eddie Warren
1984 Flag of the United States.svg Johnny O'Mara
1983 Flag of the United States.svg David Bailey
1982 Flag of the United States.svg Donnie Hansen
1981 Flag of the United States.svg Mark Barnett
1980 Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bell
1979 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Hannah
1978 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Hannah
1977 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Hannah
1976 Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Weinert 500 cc Winner
1975 Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Ellis Flag of the United States.svg Steve Stackable
1974 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Pierre Karsmakers Flag of the United States.svg Gary Semics

Supercross All Time Wins List

All time Supercross wins list [10]
450/250 ClassWins250/125 ClassWinsCombinedWins
Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath 72 Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. 18 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath 85
Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. 50 Flag of the United States.svg Nathan Ramsey 15 Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. 68
Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael 48 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath 13 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael 60
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed 44 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael 12 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto 52
Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto 41 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey 12 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed 50
Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey 35 Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Windham 12 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey 46
Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Johnson 28 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Ernesto Fonseca 12 Flag of the United States.svg Eli Tomac 39
Flag of the United States.svg Bob Hannah 27 Flag of the United States.svg Damon Huffman 12 Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Windham 30
Flag of the United States.svg Eli Tomac 27 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Swink 12 Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Johnson 28
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Ward 20 Flag of France.svg Christophe Pourcel 12 Flag of the United States.svg Bob Hannah 27
Flag of the United States.svg Damon Bradshaw19 Flag of the United States.svg Eli Tomac 12
Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Windham 18 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto 11
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Stanton 17 Flag of France.svg Marvin Musquin 11
Flag of the United States.svg Mark Barnett 17 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Matiasevich 11
Flag of France.svg Jean-Michel Bayle 16 Flag of the United States.svg Justin Barcia 11
Flag of the United States.svg David Bailey 12 Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb 11
Flag of the United States.svg Ezra Lusk12 Flag of the United States.svg Adam Cianciarulo 11
Flag of Germany.svg Ken Roczen 11 Flag of France.svg Mickaël Pichon 10
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bell11 Flag of the United States.svg Ivan Tedesco 10
Flag of the United States.svg Broc Glover 10 Flag of the United States.svg Jake Weimer9
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Larrocco 10 Flag of the United States.svg Denny Stephenson 8
Flag of the United States.svg Ron Lechien 8 Flag of the United States.svg Keith Turpin 8
Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Ellis 8 Flag of Scotland.svg Dean Wilson8
Flag of France.svg Marvin Musquin 8 Flag of the United States.svg Travis Pastrana 8
Flag of the United States.svg Johnny O'Mara 7 Flag of South Africa.svg Grant Langston 7
Flag of France.svg David Vuillemin 7 Flag of France.svg Stéphane Roncada 7
Flag of the United States.svg Jason Anderson 7 Flag of the United States.svg John Dowd 7
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Emig 7 Flag of the United States.svg Ezra Lusk 7
Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb 7 Flag of the United States.svg Doug Henry 7
Flag of the United States.svg Davi Millsaps 5 Flag of the United States.svg Trey Canard 7
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Kiedrowski 5 Flag of the United States.svg Josh Hansen 7
Flag of the United States.svg Kent Howerton 5 Flag of the United States.svg Davi Millsaps 7
Flag of the United States.svg Trey Canard 5 Flag of the United States.svg Austin Forkner7
Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Weinert 4 Flag of the United States.svg Damon Bradshaw 6
Flag of the United States.svg Donnie Hansen 4 Flag of the United States.svg Justin Hill 6
Flag of the United States.svg Doug Henry 4 Flag of the United States.svg Zach Osborne6
Flag of the United States.svg Darrell Schultz4 Flag of the United States.svg Aaron Plessinger 6
Flag of the United States.svg Marty Smith 3 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed 6
Flag of the United States.svg Justin Barcia 3 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy Martin 6
Flag of the United States.svg Larry Ward 3 Flag of the United States.svg Shane McElrath 6
Flag of the United States.svg Marty Tripes 2 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Emig 6
Flag of the United States.svg Tony DiStefano 2 Flag of the United States.svg Braden Jesseman 5
Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Short 1 Flag of the United States.svg Jason Anderson 5
Flag of the United States.svg Josh Grant 1 Flag of the United States.svg Joey Savatgy 5
Flag of the United States.svg Josh Hill 1 Flag of Germany.svg Ken Roczen 5
Flag of the United States.svg Nathan Ramsey 1 Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Short 5
Flag of the United States.svg John Dowd 1 Flag of the United States.svg Cole Seely 5
Flag of France.svg Sébastien Tortelli 1 Flag of Ecuador.svg Martin Davalos 5
Flag of the United States.svg Damon Huffman 1 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Hughes 4
Flag of South Africa.svg Greg Albertyn1 Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Button 4
Flag of the United States.svg Michael Craig 1 Flag of the United States.svg Donnie Scmit 4
Flag of the United States.svg Doug Dubach 1 Flag of the United States.svg Rich Tichenor 4
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Matiasevich 1 Flag of the United States.svg Willie Surratt 4
Flag of the United States.svg Rex Staten 1 Flag of the United States.svg Blake Baggett 4
Flag of the United States.svg Chuck Sun 1 Flag of the United States.svg Broc Sellards4
Flag of the United States.svg Steve Wise 1 Flag of the United States.svg Michael Brown 4
Flag of the United States.svg Gaylon Mosier 1 Flag of the United States.svg Travis Preston 4
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jaroslav Falta 1 Flag of France.svg David Vuillemin 4
Flag of the United States.svg Jim Pomeroy 1 Flag of the United States.svg David Pingree 4
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Pierre Karsmakers 1 Flag of the United States.svg Jason Lawrence 3
Flag of the United States.svg Rick Ryan 1 Flag of New Zealand.svg Ben Townley 3
Flag of the United States.svg Justin Brayton1 Flag of the United States.svg Malcom Stewart 3
Flag of the United States.svg Blake Baggett1 Flag of the United States.svg Justin Bogle 3
Flag of the United States.svg Cole Seely 1 Flag of the United States.svg Jordon Smith3
450/250 Class SX Championships

250/125 Class is a divisional championship featuring 2 regional champions per year

450/250 ClassTitles250/125 ClassTitles
Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath 7 Flag of the United States.svg Jeremy McGrath 2
Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael 5 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Matiasevich 2
Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto 4 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Swink 2
Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey 4 Flag of the United States.svg Damon Huffman 2
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Stanton 3 Flag of France.svg Mickael Pichon 2
Flag of the United States.svg Bob Hannah 3 Flag of the United States.svg Kevin Windham 2
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed 2 Flag of the United States.svg Ivan Tedesco 2
Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. 2 Flag of the United States.svg James Stewart Jr. 2
Flag of the United States.svg Rick Johnson 2 Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb2
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Ward2 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Swink2
Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Emig 1 Flag of South Africa.svg Grant Langston 2
Flag of France.svg Jean-Michel Bayle 1 Flag of France.svg Christophe Pourcel 2
Flag of the United States.svg Johnny O'Mara 1 Flag of the United States.svg Justin Barcia 2
Flag of the United States.svg David Bailey1 Flag of the United States.svg Zach Osborne2
Flag of the United States.svg Donnie Hansen 1 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Ernesto Fonseca 2
Flag of the United States.svg Mark Barnett1 Flag of the United States.svg Malcolm Stewart 1
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bell 1 Flag of the United States.svg Aaron Plessinger1
Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Weinert 1 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Villopoto 1
Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Ellis 1 Flag of France.svg Marvin Musquin 1
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Pierre Karsmakers 1 Flag of the United States.svg Jake Weimer 1
Flag of the United States.svg Jason Anderson 1 Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Dungey 1
Flag of the United States.svg Cooper Webb 1 Flag of the United States.svg Eli Tomac 1
Flag of Germany.svg Ken Roczen 1
Flag of the United States.svg Ricky Carmichael1
Flag of the United States.svg Travis Pastrana1
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chad Reed 1
Flag of the United States.svg Broc Tickle1
Flag of the United States.svg Wil Hahn1
Flag of the United States.svg Jason Anderson 1
Flag of the United States.svg Jason Lawrence1
Flag of the United States.svg Jimmy Gaddis1
Flag of the United States.svg Justin Bogle1
Flag of the United States.svg Chase Sexton1
Flag of France.svg Dylan Ferrandis1

Rookie Season Champions

1993 Jeremy McGrath won the Supercross title in his rookie season.

In 2010, Ryan Dungey became the only rider to capture both the Supercross and Motocross titles in his rookie year. [11]

Venues

Sources: [12] [13]

VenueCityState/ProvincePeriodType
Angel Stadium Anaheim California 1976–1979, 1981–1987,
1989–1996, 1999–present
Baseball
AT&T Stadium Arlington Texas 2010–presentFootball
CenturyLink Field Seattle Washington 2005–2014, 2017–presentFootball
Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach Florida 1971–presentRacetrack
The Dome at America's Center St. Louis Missouri 1996–2018, 2020–presentFootball
Ford Field Detroit Michigan 2006–2008, 2014–2017, 2019–presentFootball
Gillette Stadium Foxborough Massachusetts 2016, 2018, 2020–presentFootball
Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis Indiana 2009–presentFootball
Mercedes-Benz Stadium Atlanta Georgia 2018–presentFootball
Broncos Stadium at Mile High Denver Colorado 2019-presentFootball
Petco Park San Diego California 2015–presentBaseball
Raymond James Stadium Tampa Florida 1999, 2018, 2020–presentFootball
Rice-Eccles Stadium Salt Lake City Utah 2001–2004, 2009–2013, 2017–2018, 2020–presentFootball
RingCentral Coliseum Oakland California 1979–1980, 1984, 2011–presentBaseball / football
Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas Nevada 1990–1995, 1997–presentFootball
State Farm Stadium Glendale Arizona 2016–presentFootball
Astrodome Houston Texas 1974–2002Baseball / football
AT&T Park San Francisco California 2003–2010Baseball
Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium Atlanta Georgia 1977–1986, 1989–1992Baseball / football
Charlotte Motor Speedway Charlotte North Carolina 1996–1998Racetrack
Chase Field Phoenix Arizona 1999–2015Baseball
Camping World Stadium Orlando Florida 1983–1985, 1991–1997, 2005–2007Football
Dodger Stadium Los Angeles California 2011–2012Baseball
Georgia Dome Atlanta Georgia 1993–2017Football
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Minneapolis Minnesota 1994–2004, 2008, 2013Baseball / football
Jacksonville Municipal Stadium Jacksonville Florida 2009–2011Football
Kingdome Seattle Washington 1978–1999Baseball / football
Levi's Stadium Santa Clara California 2015–2016Football
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles California 1972–1979, 1981–1982,
1984–1992, 1997–1998
Football
MetLife Stadium East Rutherford New Jersey 2014–2017, 2019Football
Mile High Stadium Denver Colorado 1996Football
Nissan Stadium Nashville Tennessee 2019Football
NRG Stadium Houston Texas 2003–2015, 2018–2019Football
Mercedes-Benz Superdome New Orleans Louisiana 1977–1980, 1998–2002, 2009, 2012Football
Qualcomm Stadium San Diego California 1980–1982, 1985–1987,
1989–1996, 1998–2014
Baseball / football
Rogers Centre Toronto Ontario 2008–2014, 2016–2017Baseball / football
Route 66 Raceway Joliet Illinois 2000Racetrack
Pontiac Silverdome Pontiac Michigan 1976–1984, 1986–2005Football
Spartan Stadium San Jose California 1990–1995Football
Sun Devil Stadium Phoenix Arizona 1986–1987, 1991, 1997–1998Football
Tampa Stadium Tampa Florida 1987–1990, 1992–1994, 1996, 1998Football
Texas Stadium Irving Texas 1975–1977, 1985–1989, 1991–2008Football
Three Rivers Stadium Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 1978, 1983Baseball / football
U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis Minnesota 2017–2019Football
Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City Missouri 1980–1983Football
John F. Kennedy Stadium Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1980Football
RCA Dome Indianapolis Indiana 1992–2008Football
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium Washington, D.C. 1983Baseball / football
Foxboro Stadium Foxborough Massachusetts 1983–1984, 1990Football
Rose Bowl Pasadena California 1983–1985, 1990, 1993Football
Talladega Superspeedway Talladega Alabama 1984Racetrack
New Era Field Orchard Park New York 1984Football
Cal Expo Sacramento California 1984Racetrack
Miami Orange Bowl Miami Florida 1987, 1989Football
Giants Stadium East Rutherford New Jersey 1987–1991Football
State Fair Speedway Oklahoma City Oklahoma 1989–1991Racetrack
American Legion Memorial Stadium Charlotte North Carolina 1990–1995Football
Tropicana Field St. Petersburg Florida 1991Baseball / Football
Cleveland Stadium Cleveland Ohio 1995Baseball / football
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World Supercross Championship winners by year

Conceived in 2003; merged with AMA series prior to the 2008 season. [14] [15] [16]

Year450 Class
2019 Cooper Webb
2018 Jason Anderson
2017 Ryan Dungey
2016 Ryan Dungey
2015 Ryan Dungey
2014 Ryan Villopoto
2013 Ryan Villopoto
2012 Ryan Villopoto
2011 Ryan Villopoto
2010 Ryan Dungey
2009 James Stewart, Jr.
2008 Chad Reed
2007 James Stewart, Jr.
2006 James Stewart, Jr.
2005 Ricky Carmichael
2004 Heath Voss
2003 Chad Reed

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