List of AMA Superbike champions

This is a complete list of AMA Superbike champions from 1976 to 2018.

ChampionsEdit

By seasonEdit

Season Champion Motorcycle Wins Team
1976   Reg Pridmore BMW 2 Butler & Smith
1977   Reg Pridmore Kawasaki 1 Racecrafters
1978   Reg Pridmore Kawasaki 0 Vetter
1979   Wes Cooley Suzuki 0 Yoshimura
1980   Wes Cooley Suzuki 3 Yoshimura
1981   Eddie Lawson Kawasaki 4 Team Muzzy
1982   Eddie Lawson Kawasaki 5 Team Muzzy
1983   Wayne Rainey Kawasaki 6 Team Muzzy
1984   Fred Merkel Honda 10 American Honda
1985   Fred Merkel Honda 6 American Honda
1986   Fred Merkel Honda 2 American Honda
1987   Wayne Rainey Honda 3 American Honda
1988   Bubba Shobert Honda 3 American Honda
1989   Jamie James Suzuki 1 Yoshimura
1990   Doug Chandler Kawasaki 4 Team Muzzy
1991   Thomas Stevens Yamaha 1 Vance & Hines
1992   Scott Russell Kawasaki 3 Team Muzzy
1993   Doug Polen Ducati 6 Fast by Ferracci
1994   Troy Corser Ducati 3 Fast by Ferracci
1995   Miguel Duhamel Honda 6 Commonwealth Racing
1996   Doug Chandler Kawasaki 2 Team Muzzy
1997   Doug Chandler Kawasaki 1 Team Muzzy
1998   Ben Bostrom Honda 0 American Honda
1999   Mat Mladin Suzuki 1 Yoshimura
2000   Mat Mladin Suzuki 4 Yoshimura
2001   Mat Mladin Suzuki 4 Yoshimura
2002   Nicky Hayden Honda 9 American Honda
2003   Mat Mladin Suzuki 10 Yoshimura
2004   Mat Mladin Suzuki 8 Yoshimura
2005   Mat Mladin Suzuki 11 Yoshimura
2006   Ben Spies Suzuki 10 Yoshimura
2007   Ben Spies Suzuki 7 Yoshimura
2008   Ben Spies Suzuki 7 Yoshimura
2009   Mat Mladin Suzuki 10 Yoshimura
2010   Josh Hayes Yamaha 7 Yamaha Factory Racing
2011   Josh Hayes Yamaha 3 Yamaha Factory Racing
2012   Josh Hayes Yamaha 16 Yamaha Factory Racing
2013   Josh Herrin Yamaha 4 Yamaha Factory Racing
2014   Josh Hayes Yamaha 7 Yamaha Factory Racing
2015   Cameron Beaubier Yamaha 8 Yamaha Factory Racing
2016   Cameron Beaubier Yamaha 8 Yamaha Factory Racing
2017   Toni Elías Suzuki 10 Yoshimura
2018   Cameron Beaubier Yamaha 7 Yamaha Factory Racing
2019   Cameron Beaubier Yamaha 6 Yamaha Factory Racing

By riderEdit

Rider Championships Year(s)
  Mat Mladin 7 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
  Josh Hayes 4 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
  Cameron Beaubier 4 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
  Reg Pridmore 3 1976, 1977, 1978
  Fred Merkel 3 1984, 1985, 1986
  Doug Chandler 3 1990, 1996, 1997
  Ben Spies 3 2006, 2007, 2008
  Wes Cooley 2 1979, 1980
  Eddie Lawson 2 1981, 1982
  Wayne Rainey 2 1983, 1987
  Bubba Shobert 1 1988
  Jamie James 1 1989
  Thomas Stevens 1 1991
  Scott Russell 1 1992
  Doug Polen 1 1993
  Troy Corser 1 1994
  Miguel Duhamel 1 1995
  Ben Bostrom 1 1998
  Nicky Hayden 1 2002
  Josh Herrin 1 2013
  Toni Elías 1 2017

By nationalityEdit

Country Championships No. of Champions
  United States 29 16
  Australia 8 2
  United Kingdom 3 1
  Canada 1 1
  Spain 1 1

By manufacturerEdit

Manufacturer Championships Year(s)
  Suzuki 14 1979, 1980, 1989, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2017
  Yamaha 10 1991, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
  Kawasaki 9 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1990, 1992, 1996, 1997
  Honda 8 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1995, 1998, 2002
  Ducati 2 1993, 1994
  BMW 1 1976