Supercross/ Round 3/ Anaheim 2

Photo: The track for Anaheim this weekend is starting to come together! #supercrosslive

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Hi there folks,

It’s that time of the week, where the supercross boys, get down and dirty in the dirt! anaheim 2 promises to be another action packed thriller I am sure. Already, in 2 races, we have seen some serious riding and it will be interesting to see what the likes of Roczen, Reed and Stewart bring to the start line. The race times are as follows:

Saturday 
January 18, 2014

Standard time zone: UCT/ GMT -8hrs
Main Event – 7:00PM
Doors Open/Practice/Qualifying – 12:30PM

Some Anaheim facts:

450SX Class Stats: Anaheim

 

►The first race was held on December 4, 1976, and Marty Smith won on a Honda

►This race marks the 62st time the gate will drop for a 450SX Class race in Anaheim

►Anaheim holds the record for most supercross races held and will become the first venue to host 62

►Since 1974, Anaheim has hosted a Monster Energy Supercross race every year with the exception of ’74, ’75 ’80, ’88, ’97, and ’98

►In 17 of 40 seasons, the winner of race one would go on to win the championship, can Roczen become the 18th rider?

►Roczen gave KTM their first-ever opening race win

►Ryan Dungey gave KTM their first-ever win at Angel Stadium at the third race in Anaheim last year

►At the third stop at Angel Stadium last year, KTM earned their first-ever sweep with Ken Roczen winning the 250SX Class

►Since 2000, only three riders (Stewart, Reed and Villopoto) have won the opening race in back-to-back years

►Honda won the opening race of the year in five consecutive seasons (1982-1986)

►KTM has now swept the last two events at Angel Stadium with Roczen winning the 450SX Class and Jason Anderson winning the 250SX Class

 

 

 

 

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