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AMA Grand National Champions
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AMA Regional Champions
Most Grand National Championships
Most Consecutive Grand National Championships
Youngest Grand National Champions
Oldest Grand National Champions
Quickest To Claim First Grand National Championship
Latest To Claim First Grand National Championship
Most Champion Runners-Up Finishes



AMA Grand National Champions

1954
98
Joe Leonard
San Jose, CA
1955
11R
Brad Andres
San Diego, CA
1956
98
Joe Leonard
San Jose, CA
1957
1
Joe Leonard
San Jose, CA
1958
12
Carroll Resweber
Cedarburg, WI
1959
1
Carroll Resweber
Cedarburg, WI
1960
1
Carroll Resweber
Cedarburg, WI
1961
1
Carroll Resweber
Cedarburg, WI
1962
4
Bart Markel
Flint, MI
1963
64
Dick Mann
Richmond, CA

1964
55
Roger Reiman
Kewanee, IL
1965
4
Bart Markel
Flint, MI
1966
1
Bart Markel
Flint, MI
1967
9
Gary Nixon
Cockneysville, MD
1968
1
Gary Nixon
Cockneysville, MD
1969
18
Mert Lawwill
San Francisco, CA
1970
3
Gene Romeo
San Luis Obispo, CA
1971
4
Dick Mann
Richmond, CA
1972
87
Mark Brelsford
Woodside, CA
1973
80
Kenny Roberts
Modesto, CA
1974
1
Kenny Roberts
Modesto, CA
1975
64
Gary Scott
Springfield, OH
1976
25
Jay Springsteen
Lapeer, MI
1977
1
Jay Springsteen
Lapeer, MI
1978
1
Jay Springsteen
Lapeer, MI
1979
11
Steve Eklund
San Jose, CA

1980
13
Randy Goss
Hartland, MI
1981
72
Mike Kidd
Euless, TX

1982
41
Ricky Graham
Seaside, CA
1983
6
Randy Goss
Hartland, MI
1984
3
Ricky Graham
Seaside, CA
1985
67
Bubba Shobert
Lubbock, TX
1986
1
Bubba Shobert
Lubbock, TX
1987
1
Bubba Shobert
Carmel Valley, CA
1988
11
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1989
1
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1990
1
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1991
1
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1992
20
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1993
3
Ricky Graham
Seaside, CA
1994
2
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1995
1
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1996
1
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1997
1
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1998
1
Scott Parker
Swartz Creek, MI
1999
4
Chris Carr
Fleetwood, PA


2000
43
Joe Kopp
Mica, WA

2001
4
Chris Carr
Fleetwood, PA

2002
1
Chris Carr
Fleetwood, PA

2003
1
Chris Carr
Fleetwood, PA


2004
1
Chris Carr
Fleetwood, PA


2005
1
Chris Carr
Fleetwood, PA

2006
Grand
National
Singles
14
Jake Johnson
Franklinville, NJ
2006
Grand
National
Twins
31
Kenny Coolbeth
Warren, CT
2007
Grand
National
Singles
31
Kenny Coolbeth
Warren, CT
2007
Grand
National
Twins
1
Kenny Coolbeth
Warren, CT
2008
Grand
National
Singles
14
Jake Johnson
Franklinville, NJ
2008
Grand
National
Twins
1
Kenny Coolbeth
Warren, CT
2009
Grand
National
Singles
17
Henry Wiles
Blanchard, MI
2009
Grand
National
Twins
21
Jared Mees
Clio, MI
2010
5
Jake Johnson
Coatesville, PA

2011
1
Jake Johnson
Coatesville, PA

2012
9
Jared Mees
Clio, MI

2013
12
Brad Baker
Dryad, WA


2014
9
Jared Mees
Clio, MI

2015
1
Jared Mees
Clio, MI

2016
42
Bryan Smith
Flushing, MI
2017
2018


AMA 600cc National Champions

1988
20
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1989
20
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1990
20
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1991
20
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1992
20
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1993
1
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1994
13
Mickey Fay
Spanaway, WA
1995
4
Chris Carr
Valley Springs, CA
1996
41
Brett Landes
Los Gatos, CA


AMA 883cc Sportster National Champions

1993
3
Ricky Graham
Salinas, CA
1994
77
Scott Stump
, PA
1995
67
Mike Hacker
, VA
1996
20
Eric Bostromr
, CA
1997
27
Davey Camlin
Rock Island, IL
1998
94
Jess Roeder
Monroe, OH
1999
59
Willie McCoy
, TX
2000
1
Willie McCoy
, TX
2001
84X
Bryan Smith
, MI
2002
16A
Jared Mees
, PA
2003
78
Scott Scherb
, TX
2004
44
Chris Hart

2005
77A
Scott Stump
, PA


AMA Regional Champions

1973
29
Larry Palmgren
Freehold, NJ
Eastern Expert
20R
Hank Scott
Hixton, TN
Eastern Junior
88D
Greg Sassaman
Macon, GA
Eastern Novice
31
Rex Beauchamp
Milford, MI
Central Expert
58N
Phil McDonald
Sapulpa, OK
Central Junior
80M
Ed Daley
Tulsa, OK
Central Novice
35
Randy Skiver
Everett, WA
Western Expert
76Y
John Gennai
Los Gatos, CA
Western Junior
88Y
Nick Nazzisi
San Jose, CA
Western Novice
1974
41
Billy Eves
Phoenixville, PA
Eastern Expert
80C
Greg Sassaman
Macon, GA
Eastern Junior
155C
Jeff Purvis
Morrow, GA
Eastern Novice
62
Corky Keener
Flint, MI
Central Expert
65X
Jay Springsteen
Flint, MI
Central Junior
174N
Larry Beall
San Antonio, TX
Central Novice
70
Mark Williams
Springfield, OR
Western Expert
78Z
Bruce Hanlon
Redwood City, CA
Western Junior
216Y
Mark Smith
Dublin, CA
Western Novice
1975
41
Billy Eves
Birchrunville, PA
Eastern Expert
47S
Tom Norris
Cockeysville, MD
Eastern Junior
76U
Garth Brow
Richland, NJ
Eastern Novice
92
Steve Droste
Flint, MI
Central Expert
84X
Ted Boody
DeWitt, MI
Central Junior
162K
John Ellis
Kenosha, WI
Central Novice
70
Mark Williams
Springfield, OR
Western Expert
76Z
Steve Eklund
San Jose, CA
Western Junior
156Z
Ted Davidson
Modesto, CA
Western Novice
1976
41
Billy Eves
Birchrunville, PA
Eastern Expert
7A
Willie Crabbe
Levittown, PA
Eastern Junior
203C
Lance Jones
Gadsden, AL
Eastern Novice
92
Steve Droste
Flint, MI
Central Expert
30X
Randy Goss
Hartland, MI
Central Junior
288X
Mike Rhoads
Alma, MI
Central Novice
60
Chuck Joyner
Oregon City, OR
Western Expert
56Z
Ted Davidson
Modesto, CA
Western Junior
111R
Eddie Lawson
Ontario, CA
Western Novice
1977
14
Hank Scott
Findlay, OH
Eastern Expert
23C
Lance Jones
Gadsden, AL
Eastern Junior
174C
Travis Smith
Kernersville, NC
Eastern Novice
30X
Randy Goss
Hartland, MI
Central Expert
35X
Bobby Decker
Battle Creek, MI
Central Junior
266G
Ronnie Jones
Oklahoma City, OK
Central Novice
35
Randy Skiver
Everett, WA
Western Expert
10Y
Jim Mertens
Sonoma, CA
Western Junior
246Y
Ray Dugan
Eureka, CA
Western Novice
1978
96
Bill Schaeffer
Pine Grove, PA
Eastern Expert
8L
Scott Parker
Cumberland City, TN
Eastern Junior
70A
Jim Brethauer
Downington, PA
Eastern Novice
80
Phil Darcy
Peoria Heights, IL
Central Expert
98G
Ronnie Jones
Oklahoma City, OK
Central Junior
264G
David Jones
Oklahoma City, OK
35
Randy Skiver
Everett, WA
Western Expert
5Q
John Wincewicz
Junction City, OR
Western Junior
175Y
Jeff Haney
Seaside, CA
Western Novice
1979
65D
Billy Labrie
St. Petersburg, FL
Eastern Expert
74A
Rob Crabbe
Levittown, PA
Eastern Junior
96D
Taylor White IV
Monkton, MD
Eastern Novice
24
Bubba Rush
Houston, TX
Central Expert
67N
Bubba Shobert
Lubbock, TX
Central Junior
274G
Scott Adams
Bethany, OK
Central Novice
51
Brad Hurst
Eugene, OR
Western Expert
11E
Jeff Haney
Seaside, CA
Western Junior
111Z
Benji Zakarian
Modesto, CA
Western Novice
1980
10
Billy Labrie
St. Petersburg, FL
Eastern Expert
7U
Steve Hall
Millville, NJ
Eastern Junior
77A
Randy Spence
Norteast, MD
Eastern Novice
67N
Bubba Shobert
Lubbock, TX
Central Expert
44G
Scott Adams
Bethany, OK
Central Junior
225N
Billy Herndon
-
Central Novice
51
Brad Hurst
Eugene, OR
Western Expert
16Z
Rich Arnaiz
Lodi, CA
Western Junior
161Z
Billy Scott
Manteca, CA
Western Novice
1981
96
Bill Schaeffer
Pine Grove, PA
Eastern Expert
2D
Mike Hilley
Brandon, FL
Eastern Junior
99B
Matt Rozowicz
Ballston Lake, NY
Eastern Novice
12
Ted Boody
Lansing, MI
Central Expert
3X
Johnny Cooper
Grand Blanc, MI
Central Junior
99H
Dan Ingram
Clermont, IN
Central Novice
24Q
Jeff Campbell
Grants Pass, OR
Western Expert
75W
Kirk Strong
Edmonds, WA
Western Junior
160Q
Barry Pelkey
Grants Pass, OR
Western Novice
1982
42
Steve Morehead
Findlay, OH
Eastern Expert
96A
Eric Rausch
Middletown, DE
Eastern Junior
142S
Mark Hartley
Newport News, VA
Eastern Novice
67
Bubba Shobert
Lubbock, TX
Central Expert
10N
Sammy Sweet
Porter, TX
Central Junior
222G
Kris Armentrout
Wichita, KS
Central Novice
85
Frank Word III
Grants Pass, OR
Western Expert
65W
Randy Green
Lake Stevens, WA
Western Junior
85Q
Dan Bennett
Hillsboro, OR
Western Novice
1983
96A
Eric Rausch
Middletown, DE
Eastern Expert
42S
Mark Hartley
Newport News, VA
Eastern Junior
72D
David Miller
St. Petersburg, FL
Eastern Novice
43
Mike Gilkey
Plano, IL
Central Expert
2G
Kris Armentrout
Wichita, KS
Central Junior
176N
Duane DuVall
Dallas, TX
Central Novice
51
Brad Hurst
Springfield, OR
Western Expert
85Q
Dan Bennett
Hillsboro, OR
Western Junior
91Y
Chris Carr
Manteca, CA
Western Novice
1984
42
Steve Morehead
Findlay, OH
Eastern Expert
99F
Don Estep
Orient, OH
Eastern Junior
88S
Rusty Rogers
Richmond, VA
Eastern Novice
80
Rich King
Waterloo, IA
Central Expert
83K
Monte Hill
Bloomfield, IA
Central Junior
114K
Jeff Franzenburg
Van Home, IA
Central Novice
13
Mickey Fay
Auburn, WA
Western Expert
3W
Chris Fitzhugh
Edmonds, WA
Western Junior
88Q
Jack Booth
Hood River, OR
Western Novice
1985
42
Steve Morehead
Findlay, OH
Eastern Expert
11B
Les Washbon
Lockport, NY
Eastern Junior
86A
Eric Sassaman
Schwenksville, PA
Eastern Novice
53
Tim Mertens
Belleville, IL
Central Expert
98X
Brian Atherton
White Pigeon, MI
Central Junior
91X
Jack Mayer, Jr.
Midland, MI
Central Novice
4Y
Chris Carr
Manteca, CA
Western Expert
43Q
Robert Horban
Grants Pass, OR
Western Junior
143Z
PJ Sanchez
Salinas, CA
Western Novice


Most Grand National Championships

1. 9 titlesScott Parker1988-1991, 1994-1998
2. 7 titlesChris Carr1992, 1999, 2001-2005
3. 4 titlesCarroll Resweber1958-1961
4. 3 titlesJoe Leonard1954, 1956-1957
Bart Markel1962, 1965-1966
Jay Springsteen1976-1978
Ricky Graham1982, 1984, 1993
Bubba Shobert1985-1987
Kenny Coolbeth2006-2008
Jared Mees2012, 2014-2015
10. 2 titlesDick Mann1963, 1972
Gary Nixon1967-1968
Kenny Roberts1973-1974
Randy Goss1980, 1983
Jake Johnson2010-2011
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Most Consecutive Grand National Championships

1. 5 consecutive titlesScott Parker1994-1998
Chris Carr2001-2005
3. 4 consecutive titlesCarroll Resweber1958-1961
Scott Parker1988-1991
5. 3 consecutive titlesJay Springsteen1976-1978
Bubba Shobert1985-1987
Kenny Coolbeth2006-2008
8. 2 consecutive titlesJoe Leonard1956-1957
Bart Markel1965-1966
Gary Nixon1967-1968
Kenny Roberts1973-1974
Jake Johnson2010-2011
Jared Mees2014-2015
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Youngest Grand National Champions *

1.Brad Andres19 yrs 5 mos 20 days1955 Champion
2.Jay Springsteen*19 yrs 5 mos 26 days1976 Champion
3.Brad Baker20 yrs 7 mos 23 days2013 Champion
4.Kenny Roberts*21 yrs 9 mos 6 days1973 Champion
5.Joe Leonard*22 yrs 1 mos 7 days1954 Champion
6.Sammy Halbert22 yrs 1 mos 9 days2009 Champion
7.Carroll Resweber*22 yrs 8 mos 1 days1958 Champion
8.Bubba Shobert*23 yrs 8 mos 0 days1985 Champion
9.Gary Scott23 yrs 8 mos 8 days1975 Champion
10.Ricky Graham*23 yrs 9 mos 1 days1982 Champion
* Only each rider's first championship is considered
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Oldest Grand National Champions *

1.Chris Carr*38 yrs 4 mos 28 days2005 Champion
2.Dick Mann*37 yrs 4 mos 4 days1971 Champion
3.Scott Parker*36 yrs 10 mos 19 days1998 Champion
4.Ricky Graham*34 yrs 9 mos 14 days1993 Champion
5.Bryan Smith33 yrs 3 mos 1 days2016 Champion
6.Joe Kopp31 yrs 3 mos 1 days2000 Champion
7.Bart Markel*30 yrs 1 mos 0 days1965 Champion
8.Kenny Coolbeth*30 yrs 5 mos 1 day2008 Champion
9.Jared Mees*29 yrs 7 mos 4 day2015 Champion
10.Mert Lawwill29 yrs 0 mos 8 day1969 Champion
11.Mike Kidd28 yrs 2 mos 6 days1981 Champion
* Only each rider's last championship is considered
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Quickest To Claim First Grand National Championship

1. Rookie YearBrad Andres1955
2. 2nd YearKenny Roberts1973
Jay Springsteen1976
4. 3rd YearJoe Leonard1954
Carroll Resweber1958
Brad Baker2013
6. 4th YearBart Markel1962
Mark Brelsford1972
Gary Scott1975
Steve Eklund1979
Randy Goss1980
11. 5th YearGene Romero1970
Ricky Graham1982
Sammy Halbert2009
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Latest To Claim First Grand National Championship

1. 16th YearBryan Smith2016
2. 13th YearKenny Coolbeth2006
3. 10th YearMike Kidd1981
Scott Parker1988
Jared Mees2012
6. 9th YearDick Mann1963
Jake Johnson2010
7. 8th YearGary Nixon1967
Chris Carr1992
Joe Kopp2000
10. 7th YearMert Lawwill1969
12. 6th YearRoger Reiman1964
Bubba Shobert1985
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Most Runner-Up Finishes in
Final Grand National Championship Point Standings

1. SevenChris Carr1989-1990-1991, 1993-1994, 1998, 2006
2. FiveGary Scott1972-1973-1974, 1976, 1981
3. FourJoe Kopp2004, 2008-2009-2010
4. ThreeJoe Leonard1958, 1960-1961
Dick Mann1959, 1964-1965
Scott Parker1986-1987, 1992
Rich King1995, 1999, 2001
Bryan Smith2013-2014-2015
Jared Mees2007, 2011, 2016
9. TwoTed Boody1977, 1985
Bubba Shobert1984, 1988
Johnny Murphree2002-2003
Will Davis1997, 2000
Active riders' names are highlighted in red

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