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Career AMA National Win Records

Most Career AMA Grand National Wins
Most Career AMA National Wins
Most Career AMA National Short Track Wins
Most Career AMA National TT Wins
Most Career AMA National Half Mile Wins
Most Career AMA National Mile Wins
Most Career Grand National Road Race Wins
Consecutive Seasons With At Least One National Win
Consecutive Seasons With At Least One National Win Including A Rookie Year Win
Most Total Seasons With At Least One National Win
Longest Span Covering All GNC Wins
Most Recent First-Time GNC Winners
Highest Wins-Per-year Ratio



Most Career AMA Grand National Wins
1954-Present

Rank# winsST-TT-HM-M-RRNameYears
1.94 wins3-1-35-55-0Scott Parker1979-2000
2.78 wins9-15-25-29-0Chris Carr1986-2008
3.43 wins4-4-21-14-0Jay Springsteen1975-2000
4.39 wins0-6-10-23-0Ricky Graham1980-1994
5.36 wins3-0-23-10-0Kenny Coolbeth2002-2016
6.34 wins1-3-4-25-1Bubba Shobert1982-1988
7.33 wins5-3-4-3-18Kenny Roberts1972-1984
8.31 wins4-0-26-1-0Will Davis1989-2001
9.28 wins2-6-18-2-0Bart Markel1960-1971
9.28 wins9-17-2-0-0Henry Wiles2004-2016
11.26 wins2-0-5-19-0Bryan Smith2006-2016
12.24 wins1-8-2-1-12Dick Mann1959-1972
13.23 wins0-6-2-8-7Joe Leonard1954-1961
13.23 wins0-0-19-4-0Steve Morehead1978-1998
15.21 wins1-1-16-3-0Joe Kopp1997-2010
16.20 wins0-0-17-3-0Jared Mees2005-2016
16.20 wins8-4-5-3-0Jake Johnson2002-2016
18.19 wins2-0-9-5-3Carroll Resweber1957-1962
18.19 wins4-0-1-3-11Gary Nixon1963-1974
18.19 wins0-7-8-4-3Gary Scott1972-1982
18.19 wins1-0-10-8-0Rich King1995-2005
Active riders' names are highlighted in red
Note: Does not include AMA road race nationals after 1985.
Note: Does not include races prior to 1954


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Most Career AMA National
Grand National & pre-Grand National Wins
1924 to Present

Rank# winsST-TT-HM-M-RRNameYears
1.94 wins3-1-35-55-0Scott Parker1979-2000
2.78 wins9-15-25-29-0Chris Carr1986-2008
3.43 wins4-4-21-14-0Jay Springsteen1975-2000
4.39 wins0-6-10-23-0Ricky Graham1980-1994
5.37 wins0-0-9-24-0Joe Petrali1925-1937
6.36 wins3-0-23-10-0Kenny Coolbeth2002-2016
7.34 wins1-3-4-25-1Bubba Shobert1982-1988
8.33 wins5-3-4-3-18Kenny Roberts1972-1984
9.31 wins4-0-26-1-0Will Davis1989-2001
10.28 wins2-6-18-2-0Bart Markel1960-1971
10.28 wins9-17-2-0-0Henry Wiles2004-2016
12.27 wins0-7-3-9-8Joe Leonard1953-1961
13.26 wins2-0-5-19-0Bryan Smith2006-2016
14.24 wins1-8-2-1-12Dick Mann1959-1972
Active riders' names are highlighted in red
Note: Does not include AMA road race nationals after 1985.
Note: Joe Petrali also won four Board Track Nationals


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Most Career AMA National Mile Wins
1924 to Present

1.55 winsScott Parker1979-2000
2.29 winsChris Carr1987-2008
3.25 winsBubba Shobert1982-1988
4.24 winsJoe Petrali1926-1937
5.23 winsRicky Graham1980-1993
6.19 winsBryan Smith2009-2016
7.14 winsJay Springsteen1976-2000
8.12 winsHank Scott1974-1984
9.10 winsKenny Coolbeth2003-2016
10.9 winsBobby Hill1948-1953
10.9 winsJoe Leonard1953-1961
12.8 winsEverett Brashear1953-1960
12.8 winsRich King1999-2005
14.7 winsKevin Atherton1995-2004
14.7 winsFred Toscani1933-1938
Active riders' names are highlighted in red


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Most Career AMA National Half Mile Wins
1925 to Present

1.35 winsScott Parker1982-1999
2.26 winsWill Davis1989-2001
3.25 winsChris Carr1987-2006
4.23 winsKenny Coolbeth2002-2015
5.21 winsJay Springsteen1975-1999
6.19 winsSteve Morehead1978-1998
7.18 winsBart Markel1962-1971
8.17 winsJared Mees2005-2016
9.16 winsJoe Kopp2000-2010
10.10 winsRich King1995-2002
10.10 winsRicky Graham1980-1994
Active riders' names are highlighted in red


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Most Career AMA Grand National Short Track Wins
1961 to Present

1.9 winsChris Carr1992-2006
1.9 winsHenry Wiles2007-2012
3.8 winsJake Johnson2002-2016
4.5 winsKenny Roberts1972-1976
4.5 winsSteve Eklund1976-1986
6.4 winsWill Davis1996-2001
6.4 winsGary Nixon1963-1968
6.4 winsTerry Poovey1976-2000
6.4 winsJay Springsteen1977-1985
6.4 winsJR Schnabel2003-2005
11.3 winsMike Gerald1972-1974
11.3 winsScott Parker1980-1998
11.3 winsAlex Jorgensen1981-1983
11.3 winsRandy Goss1984-1985
11.3 winsNicky Hayden2000-2002
11.3 winsSammy Halbert2010-2011
11.3 winsKenny Coolbeth2011-2015
Active riders' names are highlighted in red


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Most Career AMA National TT Wins
1933 to Present

1.17 winsHenry Wiles2004-2016
2.15 winsChris Carr1986-2001
3.9 winsSteve Eklund1976-1987
4.8 winsDick Mann1959-1972
5.7 winsGary Scott1972-1977
5.7 winsJoe Leonard1953-1961
7.6 winsBart Markel1960-1968
7.6 winsRicky Graham1982-1985
9.5 winsAlex Jorgensen1978-1986
9.5 winsEddie Mulder1965-1970
9.5 winsRoger Soderstrom1949-1953
Active riders' names are highlighted in red


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Most Career AMA National Road Race Wins
1932-1985

1.18 winsKenny Roberts1974-1984
2.16 winsMike Baldwin1978-1985
3.12 winsDick Mann1960-1971
4.11 winsGary Nixon1963-1974
5.10 winsBrad Andres1955-1960
Cal Rayborn1966-1972
7.8 winsJoe Leonard1953-1961
8.5 winsYvon DuHamel1971-1973
9.4 winsDale Singleton1978-1981


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Consecutive Seasons With At Least One AMA National Victory

17 consecutive yearsScott Parker1984-2000
13 consecutive yearsHenry Wiles2004-2016
12 consecutive yearsBart Markel1960-1971
11 consecutive yearsRich King1995-2005
11 consecutive yearsChris Carr1998-2008
11 consecutive yearsKenny Coolbeth2002-2012
11 consecutive yearsBryan Smith2006-2016
10 consecutive yearsChris Carr1986-1995
10 consecutive yearsWill Davis1992-2001
10 consecutive yearsJake Johnson2002-2011
9 consecutive yearsKenny Roberts1972-1980
8 consecutive yearsRandy Goss1979-1986
8 consecutive yearsJoe Kopp2003-2010
7 consecutive yearsDick Mann1959-1965
7 consecutive yearsTerry Poovey1979-1985
7 consecutive yearsBubba Shobert1982-1988
6 consecutive yearsJoe Leonard1953-1958
6 consecutive yearsCarroll Resweber1957-1962
6 consecutive yearsGary Nixon1963-1968
6 consecutive yearsGene Romero1970-1975
6 consecutive yearsJared Mees2011-2016
5 consecutive yearsJay Springsteen1975-1979
5 consecutive yearsSteve Morehead1978-1982
5 consecutive yearsRicky Graham1982-1986
5 consecutive yearsDoug Chandler1983-1987
Active riders' names are highlighted in red
Active streaks are highlighted in green

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Consecutive Seasons With At Least One AMA National Victory
including a Rookie Year Victory

10 consecutive yearsJake Johnson2002-2011
9 consecutive yearsKenny Roberts1972-1980
5 consecutive yearsJay Springsteen1975-1979
5 consecutive yearsDoug Chandler1983-1987
4 consecutive yearsMark Brelsford1969-1972
4 consecutive yearsSteve Eklund1976-1979
3 consecutive yearsMike Gerald1972-1974
3 consecutive yearsHank Scott1974-1976
2 consecutive yearsTed Boody1976-1977
2 consecutive yearsGarth Brow1977-1978
Active riders' names are highlighted in red

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Total Seasons With At Least One AMA National Victory

1. 21 SeasonsChris Carr1986-1995, 1998-2008
2. 20 SeasonsScott Parker1979-1980, 1982, 1984-2000
3. 14 SeasonsSteve Morehead1978-1982, 1985, 1987-1990, 1994-1996, 1998
4. 14 SeasonsKenny Coolbeth2002-2012, 2014-2016
5. 13 seasonsHenry Wiles2004-2016
5. 12 SeasonsBart Markel1960-1971
5. 12 SeasonsDick Mann1959-1965, 1967, 1969-1972
5. 12 SeasonsKenny Roberts1972-1980, 1982-1984
5. 12 SeasonsJay Springsteen1975-1979, 1981-1983, 1985, 1995, 1999-2000
5. 12 SeasonsJoe Kopp1997, 1999-2001, 2003-2010
11. 11 SeasonsWill Davis1989, 1992-2001
11. 11 SeasonsRich King1995-2005
11. 11 SeasonsBryan Smith2006-2016
11. 11 SeasonsJake Johnson2002-2011, 2016
15. 10 SeasonsRicky Graham1980-1994
Active riders are highlighted in red

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Longest Span Covering All AMA National Wins

1.Jay Springsteen24 yrs 11 mos 22 daysLouisville, KY Half Mile 6/7/1975 to Springfield, IL Mile 5/29/2000
2.Terry Poovey23 yrs, 6 mos, 6 daysTalladega, AL Short Track 9/5/1976 to Daytona, FL Short Track 3/11/2000
3.Chris Carr22 yrs 0 mos 27 daysPeoria, IL TT 8/17/1986 to Indianapolis, IN Mile 9/13/2008
4.Scott Parker21 yrs 1 mos 5 daysDuQuoin, IL Mile 7/29/2979 to Springfield, IL Mile 9/3/2000
5.Steve Morehead20 yrs 0 mos 16 dayMeadow Lands, PA Half Mile 9/17/1978 to Las Vegas, NV Half Mile 10/3/1998
6.Ronnie Jones14 yrs 5 mos 14 daysHouston, TX Short Track 2/9/1980 to Sedalia, MO Half Mile 7/23/1994
7.Ricky Graham13 yrs 10 mos 21 daysIndianapolis, IN Mile 8/24/1980 to Hagerstown, MD Half Mile 7/16/1994
8.Kenny Coolbeth13 yrs 11 mos 12 daysColumbus, OH Half Mile 9/22/2002 to Springfield, IL Mile 9/4/2016
9.Joe Kopp13 yrs 0 mos 4 daysPeoria, IL TT 8/3/1997 to Hagerstown, MD Half Mile 8/7/2010
10.Kevin Atherton12 yrs 11 mos 20 daysPomona, CA Half Mile 10/5/1991 to DuQuoin, IL MIle 9/25/2004
11.Dick Mann12 yrs 11 mos 14 daysPeoria, IL TT 8/30/1959 to Peoria, IL TT 8/13/1972
12.Ed Kretz, Sr.12 yrs ?? mos ?? daysSavannah, GA Road Race ?/??/1936 to Langhorne, PA Mile 9/5/1949
13.Kenny Roberts12 yrs 5 mos 23 daysHouston, TX Short Track 1/29/1972 to Monterey, CA Road Race 7/22/1984
14.Joe Petrali12 yrs 1 mos 24 daysAltoona, PA Board Track 7/4/1925 to Milwaukee, WI Mile 8/28/1937
15.Will Davis12 yrs 1 mos 10 daysLima, OH Half Mile 6/24/1989 to Harrington, DE Half Mile 8/4/2001
16.Henry Wiles11 yrs 11 mos 16 daysPeoria IL TT 8/22/2004 to Peoria, IL TT 8/14/2016/td>
17.Steve Eklund11 yrs 0 mos 1 dayPontiac, MI TT 6/4/1976 to Hinsdale, IL TT 6/5/1987
18.Gary Nixon10 yrs 10 mos 12 daysWindber, PA Road Roace 8/4/1963 to Loudon, NH Road Race 6/16/1974
19.Bart Markel10 yrs 9 mos 29 daysPeoria, IL TT 8/28/1060 to Columbus, OH Half Mile 6/27/1971
20.Al Gunter10 yrs 8 mos 23 daysShreveport, LA Half Mile 10/26/1952 to Gardena, CA Half Mile 7/20/1963
21.Kevin Varnes10 yrs 7 mos 25 daysHagerstown, MD Half Mile 7/15/1996 to Daytona, FL Short Track 3/9/2006
Active riders' names are highlighted in red

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Highest Career Wins-Per-Year Ratio*

1.Bubba Shobert34 wins7 years (1982-1988)4.86 ratio
2.Scott Parker94 wins22 years (1979-2000)4.27 ratio
3.Chris Carr78 wins23 years (1986-2008)3.39 ratio
4.Carroll Resweber19 wins6 years (1957-1962)3.17 ratio
5.Joe Leonard27 wins9 years (1953-1961)3.00 ratio
6.Joe Petrali37 wins13 years (1925-1937)2.85 ratio
7.Fred Nix11 wins4 years (1966-1969)2.75 ratio
9.Ricky Graham39 wins15 years (1980-1994)2.60 ratio
10.Kenny Roberts33 wins13 years (1972-1984)2.54 ratio
11.Kenny Coolbeth36 wins15 years (2002-2016)2.40 ratio
Active riders are highlighted in red
* Only riders with wins in multiple years are considered

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Most Recent First-Time AMA Dirt Track National Winners

2014Briar BaumanDaytona Beach, FL ST 3/13/2014
2013Jefferey CarverCastle Rock, WA TT 8/3/2013
2013Brad BakerHagerstown, MD Half Mile 7/6/2013
2013Brandon RobinsonDaytona, FL Short Track 3/15/2013
2012Matt WeidmanDaytona, FL Short Track 3/16/2012
2012Johnny LewisDaytona, FL Short Track 3/15/2012
2011Willie McCoySpringfield, IL Mile 9/4/2011
2010Stevie BonseyCalistoga, CA Half Mile 7/31/2010
2007Sammy HalbertCastle Rock, WA TT 8/10/2007
2007Mike RushDaytona, FL Short Track 3/8/2007
2006Dominic BeaulacLima, OH Half Mile 6/24/2006
2006Bryan SmithDaytona, FL Short Track 3/8/2008
2005Jared MeesLima, OH Half Mile 6/25/2005
2004Henry WilesPeoria, IL TT 8/22/2004
2003Garth BastianTunica, MS Short Track 3/29/2003
Active riders' names are highlighted in red

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