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2005 AMA Supercross Series Preview





Visit this link to watch video of James Stewart and Michael Byrne riding at the Kawasaki supercross track. It’s a 42 meg QuickTime movie file, and it’s 5 minutes 5 seconds in length.



Visit this link to watch video of Jeremy McGrath riding the Honda CR 250, and talking about his return to racing. It’s a 15 meg QuickTime movie file, and it’s 1 minute 39 seconds length.



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The 2005 AMA Supercross Series. 16 races to determine one champion. The most prestigious title in off-road motorcycling. January 8th thru May 7th. Who will be the 2005 champion?



What’s new for this season?

Chad Reed is the defending champion

Ricky Carmichael will be going for a fourth supercross title

James Stewart moves to the premier 250cc class

Jeremy McGrath comes out of retirement

Two-strokes engines make a resurgence (Reed, Carmichael, McGrath, LaRocco, Stewart, and others will ride them)

Suzuki makes an 450cc four-stroke (Tortelli will ride one)





Here’s what happened last season:



250 Point Standings for 2004



Chad Reed 355

Kevin Windham 346

Mike LaRocco 310

David Vuillemin 271

Nick Wey 204

Michael Byrne 201

Heath Voss 194

Sean Hamblin 170

Damon Huffman 158

Tyler Evans 114





125 West Point Standings for 2004



Ivan Tedesco 172

Nate Ramsey 131

Stephane Roncada 119

Travis Preston 117

Brock Sellards 107

Andrew Short 89

Greg Schnell 87

Troy Adams 71

Josh Summey 51

Michael Blose 46





125 East Point Standings for 2004



James Stewart 150

Broc Hepler 99

Danny Smith 98

Paul Carpenter 90

Kelly Smith 85

Ryan Mills 79

Steve Lamson 78

Brett Metcalfe 74

Davi Millsaps 66

Eric Sorby 59





Major team info:



Honda: Jeremy McGrath, Ernesto Fonseca, Travis Preston, Andrew Short



Yamaha: Chad Reed, David Vuillemin, Tim Ferry



Kawasaki: James Stewart, Michael Byrne



Suzuki: Ricky Carmichael, Davi Millsaps, Broc Hepler, Seb Tortelli, and Travis Pastrana via Cernic’s Racing



KTM: Mike Alessi, Nate Ramsey, Jay Marmont, Ryan Mills, Jeff Alessi, Josh Hansen



Yamaha of Troy: Danny Smith, Kelly Smith, Brock Sellards, Brett Metcalfe



Factory Connection/Honda: Mike LaRocco, Kevin Windham, Billy Laninovich, Josh Grant, Tommy Hahn, Joaquim Rodrigues



Pro Circuit Kawasaki: Ivan Tedesco, Grant Langston, Paul Carpenter, Stephane Roncada, Matt Walker, and support to Sean Hamblin



MotoworldRacing.com: Shae Bentley, Chris Gosselaar, Eric Sorby, Kyle Patridge, Matt Georke, Brandon Jesseman



Escondido Cycle Center: Brian Gray, Bobby Kiniry, Jesse Casillas, Johnny Marley, Damon Huffman, Ryan Hughes



MotoXXX: Kyle Lewis, Justin Buckelew, Nick Evennou



Motosport Outlet: Greg Schnell, Steve Lamson, Tucker Hibert, Akira Narita, Randy Valade



Subway Honda: Jason Thomas, Joe Oehlhof, Jeff Gibson



Samsung Honda: Troy Adams, Michael Blose, Josh Summey, Josh Woods



Who they are, what their numbers are

  • 2* Jeremy McGrath – Encinitas – CA
  • 3* Mike Brown – Johnson City – TN
  • 4* Ricky Carmichael – Havana – FL
  • 5* Mike LaRocco – South Bend – IN
  • 6* Steve Lamson – Camino – CA
  • 8* Grant Langston – Temecula – CA
  • 11* Ezra Lusk – Bainbridge – GA
  • 12* David Vuillemin – Murrieta – CA
  • 13* Heath Voss – Mico – TX
  • 14* Kevin Windham – Centreville – MS
  • 15* Tim Ferry – Largo – FL
  • 16* John Dowd – Ludlow – MA
  • 17* Robbie Reynard – Oklahoma City – OK
  • 18* Brock Sellards – Sherrodsville – OH
  • 20* Damon Huffman – Valencia – CA
  • 21* Stephane Roncada – Lake Elsinore – CA
  • 22* Chad Reed – Menifee – CA
  • 23* Kyle Lewis – Henderson – NV
  • 24* Ernesto Fonseca – Murrieta – CA
  • 25* Nathan Ramsey – Menifee – CA
  • 26* Michael Byrne – Temecula – CA
  • 27* Nick Wey – Dewitt – MI
  • 28 Sean Hamblin – Murrieta – CA
  • 29 Matt Walker – McDonough – GA
  • 30 Ivan Tedesco – Murrieta – CA
  • 31 Danny L Smith – Middleton – ID
  • 32 Davi Millsaps – Cairo – GA
  • 33 Jason Thomas – Melrose – FL
  • 34 Christopher Gosselaar – Victorville – CA
  • 35 Josh Grant – Yucaipa – CA
  • 36 Troy Adams – Brooksville – FL
  • 37 Ryan Mills – Clintondale – NY
  • 38 Ryan Clark – Corrales – NM
  • 39 Kelly D Smith – Ludington – MI
  • 40 Greg Schnell – Rancho Cucamonga – CA
  • 41 Craig Anderson – Riverside – CA
  • 42 Joaquim Rodrigues – Murrieta – CA
  • 43 Ryan Hughes – Temecula – CA
  • 44 Paul Carpenter – Ithaca – NY
  • 45 Brett Metcalfe – Murrieta – CA
  • 46 Clark Stiles – Athens – AL
  • 47 Tyler Evans – Canyon Lake – CA
  • 48 Brian Gray – Camillus – NY
  • 49 Daryl Hurley – Corona – CA
  • 50 Rodrig Thain – Temecula – CA
  • 51 Andrew Short – Murrieta – CA
  • 52 Keith R Johnson – Albuquerque – NM
  • 53 James Povolny – Mendota Hgts – MN
  • 54 Jeff Gibson – Westerville – OH
  • 55 Joe Oehlhof – Hesperia – CA
  • 56 Isaiah Johnson – Albuquerque – NM
  • 57 Erick Vallejo – Dallas – TX
  • 58 Johnny Aubert – Lake Elsinore – CA
  • 59 Tim Weigand – Chatsworth – CA
  • 60* Broc Hepler – Kittanning – PA
  • 61 Joshua Summey – Stanley – NC
  • 62 Eric Sorby – Murrieta – CA
  • 63 Casey Johnson – Lake Elsinore – CA
  • 64 Sean Collier – Santa Clarita – CA
  • 65 Ryan Sipes – Vine Grove – KY
  • 66 Thomas Hahn – Belpre – KS
  • 67 Rusty Holland – Clovis – CA
  • 68 Branden Jesseman – Dewitt – IA
  • 69 Mike Alessi – Apple Valley – CA
  • 70 Travis Preston – Hesperia – CA
  • 71 Josh Hansen – Elbert – CO
  • 72 Jean Sebastian Roy – Acton Vale – PQ Canada
  • 73 Justin Buckelew – Riverside – CA
  • 74 Michael Blose – Phoenix – AZ
  • 75 Ritchie Owens – Wildomar – CA
  • 76 Ryan Morais – Turlock – CA
  • 77 Matthew Goerke – Lake Helen – FL
  • 78 Ted Campbell – Mesa – AZ
  • 79 Keith S. Johnson – Carver – MA
  • 80 Doug Dehaan – Thorndale – ON – Canada
  • 81 Tom Hofmaster – Pearl City – IL
  • 82 Blair Morgan – Prince Albert – SK
  • 83 Brian K Johnson – Cairo – GA
  • 84 Tyson Hadsell – Hudson – FL
  • 85 Bruce Stratton – Clifton Springs – FL
  • 86 Ryan Abrigo – Snohomish – WA
  • 87 Turbo Reif – Atascadero – CA
  • 88 Nicolas Evennou – Kensington – MD
  • 89 Kevin W. Johnson – Albuquerque – NM
  • 90 Brian Mason – Belleville – IL
  • 91 Joshua Woods – Flint – MI
  • 92 Mike Corder – El Cajon – CA
  • 93 Gavin Gracyk – Coshocton – OH
  • 94 Brad Modjewski – Hatley – WI
  • 95 Matthieu Lalloz – Murrieta – CA
  • 96 Jim Neese – Julian – NC
  • 97 Robert Kiniry – Skaneateles – NY
  • 98 Evan Laughridge – San Jacinto – CA
  • 99 Donnie McGourty – Floral City – FL
  • 103* Sebastien Tortelli – Lake Elsinore – CA
  • 199* Travis Prastana – Davidsonville – MD
  • 259* James Stewart – Haines City – FL

* Career Numbers



When & where they race



January 8 – Anaheim CALIFORNIA – Anaheim Angels Stadium (125 West)

January 15 – Phoenix ARIZONA – Bank One Ballpark (125 West)

January 22 – Anaheim CALIFORNIA – Anaheim Angels Stadium (125 West)

January 29 – San Francisco CALIFORNIA – SBC Park (125 West)

February 5 – Anaheim CALIFORNIA – Anaheim Angels Stadium (125 West)

February 12 – Indianapolis INDIANA – RCA Dome (125 East)

February 19 – San Diego CALIFORNIA – Qualcomm Stadium (125 West)

February 26 – Atlanta GEORGIA – GeorgiaDome (125 East)

March 5 – St. Louis MISSOURI – Edward Jones Dome (125 East)

March 12 – Daytona Beach FLORIDA – Daytona International Speedway (125 East)

March 19 – Orlando FLORIDA – Citrus Bowl (125 East)

April 2 – Dallas TEXAS – Texas Stadium (125 West)

April 9 – Pontiac MICHIGAN – Silverdome (125 East)

April 23 – Seattle WASHINGTON – Qwest Field (125 West)

April 30 – Houston TEXAS – Reliant Park (125 East)

May 7 – Las Vegas NEVADA – Sam Boyd Stadium (125 Shootout)



* Good place to get tickets, even to sold out events

2005 tickets thru TicketsNow.com




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Skippy (Chad Reed) Defending Champion

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RC (Ricky Carmichael) 11 time champion

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Bubba (James Stewart) moving up

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MC (Jeremy McGrath) CR 250

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The familiar #2 is back

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K-dub (Kevin Windham) 450 Honda

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Carmichael – now on Suzuki

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RC has won three supercross championships 2001 – 2003

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Go Tim Ferry go!

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Broc Hepler 1/2 of Suzuki’s 125 team

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KTM has a new 250cc four-stroke

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KTM’s team includes M Alessi, N Ramsey, J Alessi, J Marmont, J Hansen, and R Mills

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Burner (Michael Byrne)

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Grant Langston – new to Pro Circuit Kawasaki, with Kinney Jones

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The Rock (Mike LaRocco)

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Davi Millsaps, the other half of Suzuki’s 125 team

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Woody (Travis Pastrana) will he? Yes

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This is the champ’s new aluminum framed YZ 250

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Reed’s bike v.2

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New helmet design?

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James Stewart’s KX 250

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Stewart helmet

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Team Pro Circuit Kawasaki – Tedesco, Langston, Roncada, Carpenter, Walker (l-r)

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Ivan Tedesco’s KX 250f

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Sebastien Tortelli. Seb rides the RM 450

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DV (David Vuillemin) Go David go!

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Mike Alessi, KTM. Might not ride supercross this season

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Ernesto Fonseca, Honda

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This is Josh Grant

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Tommy Hahn

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Mike LaRocco and his CR 250

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Jeremy McGrath

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Travis Preston

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Joaquim Rodrigues

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Andrew Short

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Kevin Windham


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