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Chad Reed

With several Supercross and Motocross championships under his belt from the US, Europe and Australia, Chad Reed has proven he's in it to win it.

Chad Reed left Utah unhappy with his second-place result and now trails RV by nine points.
Rider: Chad Reed
Nickname: Skippy, Speedy Reedy
Nationality: Australian
Team: TwoTwo Motorsports 
Machine: Honda CRF450R (#22)
Born: March 15, 1982 in Newcastle
N.S.W., Australia
Born in Newcastle, Australia, Reed picked up two Australian National titles before heading to Europe to race the GPs, from there it was onto the States to take on the AMA. Reed pulled off an East Coast SX Lites title in his first attempt and turned it into a Supercross championship in 2004. Riding for Yamaha, Reed proved one of the top-three riders in SX, consistently challenging rivals James Stewart and Ricky Carmichael and eventually bringing home another Supercross crown in 2008. Since coming to America, Reed has never finished a full season outside the top-10, and only twice outside the top-5.

Aboard a Suzuki in 2009, Reed took second overall in Supercross after a heated rivalry with Stewart that culminated in a tense Vegas finale where Reed tried to boot Bubba off the track. Reed took consolation in the SX finish by dominating the ’09 motocross season after Stewart announced he would not compete in the outdoor Nationals.
Chad Reed is back on track after two sub-par races with a win in Indy - Indianapolis
Chad Reed rode a Yamaha for the
majority of his early US career picking up
many championships before a switch to
Suzuki in late 2008.
Reed then defended his Australasian Supercross title aboard his new Monster Energy Kawasaki ride. 

For 2010 Reed got things off to a rocky start when he took two DNFs in the first two Supercross rounds. The Aussie broke his hand in Phoenix, forcing him to the sidelines for the rest of the series. Determined for a comeback, Reed took the win in the opening moto of the 2010 MX season at Hangtown. However, it would be the highlight of the season as the two-time Supercross champ would see his results gradually worsen throughout the series. Reed was later diagnosed with a virus and pulled out of the 2010 Nationals, eventually finishing 11th overall. Reed and Kawasaki parted ways near the end of the season.

The 2010 season was a challenge for
Reed as raced at the highest level in both
America and Australia.
In 2011 the Aussie forged a new path for himself by creating his own team – TwoTwo Motorsports. Reed proved a quick study in his new role as team owner by posting consistent podiums throughout a challenging SX season. In the end he finished second overall and was just four points shy of taking the title. Afterward Reed really found his groove in the outdoor nationals, winning four of the first six rounds in the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross series. A major crash at Millville set the former champ back, however, and after only managing one podium finish in the second half of the season he finished third overall.

Reed started the 2012 Supercross season strong, launching his second campaign with Two Two Motorsports along with factory support from American Honda, taking podiums in five of the first seven events. The Aussie went down in the seventh round and broke a tibia, fibula, two ribs, his T6 vertebrae and tore his anterior cruciate ligament. He was then forced to withdraw from the remainder of the season due to his injuries. Despite his absence from the final 10 rounds, Reed still took 12th in overall points.

Reed’s injuries left him sidelined for the 2012 Motocross season, but he’s since healed and is ready to start his 2013 SX campaign with Two Two Motorsports.
Chad Reed Career Highlights
2012 - 12th Supercross - Honda
2011 - 1st Genoa Supercross - Honda
2011 - 3rd Motocross - Honda
2011 - 2nd Supercross - Honda
2010 - 11th Motocross - Kawasaki
2010 - 17th Supercross - Kawasaki
2009 - 1st Motocross - Suzuki
2009 - 2nd Supercross - Suzuki
2008 - 1st Supercross - Yamaha
2007 - 2nd Supercross - Yamaha
2007 - 27th Motocross - Yamaha
2006 - 2nd Supercross - Yamaha
2006 - 6th Motocross - Yamaha
2005 - 2nd Supercross - Yamaha
2005 - 8th 250 Motocross - Yamaha
2004 - 1st Supercross - Yamaha
2004 - 2nd 250 Motocross - Yamaha
2003 - 2nd Supercross - Yamaha
2003 - 3rd 250 Motocross - Yamaha
2002 - 1st Supercross Lites East - Yamaha
2002 - 21st Supercross - Yamaha
2002 - 3rd 125 Motocross - Yamaha
2001 - 2nd FIM Motocross- Kawasaki
2000 - 1st Australian Supercross

Chad Reed News & Articles
TwoTwo Motorsports Courting Ryan Villopoto
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Chad Reed is trying to get Ryan Villopoto to ride for his TwoTwo Motorsports team in 2013.
Townley to Race for Reed in 2012 Motocross
Monday, March 19, 2012
Ben Townley is slated to contest the 2012 AMA Motocross season with Chad Reed's TwoTwo Motorsports.
Chad Reed Withdraws from 2012 Supercross
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
TwoTwo Motorsports' Chad Reed has pulled out of the 2012 AMA Supercross series after suffering devastating injuries from his crash in Dallas.
Reed Takes Victory at Genoa Supercross
Monday, November 21, 2011
The 2011 Genoa Supercross was dominated by Chad Reed, who clenched the overall despite pressure from American Justin Barcia.
Chad Reed and TwoTwo Stay with Honda
Tuesday, November 08, 2011
After putting together a very successful Supercross and motocross seasons this year, Chad Reed and TwoTwo Motorsports has elected to continue its relationship with American Honda.
Chad Reed AMA Motocross Interview 2011
Thursday, September 08, 2011
MotoUSA catches up with Chad Reed, asking the former Supercross and Motocross champ about TwoTwo Motorsports and his nasty Millville crash.
Chad Reed Confirmed for Hangtown Motocross
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Chad Reed will put his TwoTwo Motorsports Honda CRF450R on the starting gate this weekend for the start of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.
Honda Supporting Chad Reed in Remaining SX
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Honda will not fill the factory 450 seats at the remaining rounds of AMA Supercross, but will give its full resources to Chad Reed and TwoTwo Motorsports.
Chad Reed Ready for SX Round 1 at Anaheim
Thursday, December 30, 2010
After being forced to withdraw from the 2010 Supercross Championship, two-time SX winner Chad Reed hopes that time off and and a new team will be a winning combo in the upcoming season.
Chad Reed to Start Own Honda Team
Monday, November 08, 2010
Chad Reed broke news of his new private Honda-based racing team to an Australian newspaper.
Chad Reed Leaves Kawasaki
Friday, September 10, 2010
Kawasaki announced that it is cutting ties with Chad Reed after the two parties mutually agreed to go their separate ways.
Chad Reed Motocross High Point Interview
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Chad Reed is the defending Motocross champ and the current points leader. MotoUSA chats with Two-Two about his goals, injuries and family life.
Chad Reed To Return at Daytona Supercross
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Chad Reed announces his plans to return to Supercross racing in a video interview.
Stewart and Reed Best Rivalry in Racing
Thursday, January 21, 2010
When it comes to racing rivalries, Supercross' James Stewart and Chad Reed top the chart.
Chad Reed Out for Six Weeks
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Chad Reed will miss six weeks following surgery on his broken left hand.
Chad Reed Pre-Season SX Interview
Friday, January 08, 2010
The 2010 Supercross season ready to begin, MotoUSA chats with the 2008 Supercross champion and the 2009 Motocross champion Chad Reed.
Reed Reclaims Super X Championship Title
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Chad Reed reclaimed his Australasian Super X Championship Title.
Chad Reed Signs with Monster Energy Kawasaki
Friday, October 30, 2009
The rumors and spy photos are now confirmed - Chad Reed will race alongside Ryan Villopoto on the Monster Energy Kawasaki team in 2010.
Thor Honors AMA Champion Chad Reed
Friday, September 11, 2009
When Chad Reed returned to the outdoor nationals for the first time since 2006, he had just one reason: to win the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.
Reed   Dungey Autograph Signing at Steel City
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Come on out and get your favorite Suzuki riders autograph this Friday night at Barkley Motorsports before the Steel City National Motocross race!
Chad Reed Motocross Interview
Friday, August 28, 2009
Chad Reed sits down with Thor MX and discusses his return to Outdoor motocross racing and taking his first AMA Motocross Championship.
Chad Reed on SPEEDs Wind Tunnel
Monday, August 24, 2009
Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Chad Reed will be a call-in guest tonight on SPEED TV's "Wind Tunnel" show in the "Last Call" segment.
Chad Reed Wins 450 Motocross Title
Monday, August 24, 2009
Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Chad Reed clinched the 2009 AMA Motocross Championship with two rounds remaining in the season on Saturday afternoon at Budds Creek Motocross Park in Mechanicsville, Maryland.
Thor MX Video Interview with Chad Reed
Friday, July 24, 2009
The Three-Time Supercross Champion, Chad Reed, Talks About His Return to the Outdoor Nationals, His Growth as a Rider in the U.S. and His Career-Long Relationship with Thor.
Chad Reed to Race Rockstar US Open
Friday, July 10, 2009
Feld Motor Sports announced former two-time champion Chad Reed, of Tampa, Fla., will race at this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open inside Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena October 9-11.
Chad Reed to Race in 2009 AMA Motocross
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Chad Reed will compete in the 2009 AMA Motocross season after a two-year absence from the series.
Chad Reed to Appear on Carson Daly Show
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing announced today that two-time AMA Supercross Champion Chad Reed will appear in a segment on NBC's “Last Call with Carson Daly."
Chad Reed Speaks on Stewart and Chisholm
Friday, May 01, 2009
Chad Reed believes that James Stewart's teammate Kyle Chrisholm purposefully blocked him in Salt Lake City, saying, "I find it to be quite amusing but I truly believe everyone in this room knows what really happened."
Reed to Defend Title in 2009 Supercross
Monday, December 29, 2008
The 2009 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, kicks off at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., this Saturday. Chad Reed will defend his championship against the top racers in the world.
Chad Reed interview on ESPN Radio
Friday, December 19, 2008
Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Chad Reed being interviewed on ESPN Radio tomorrow night. Reed’s interview is scheduled to air during the 10:00 pm hour, Central Standard Time.
Chad Reed Dominating Australian SX
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
AMA Supercross champion Chad Reed is dominating the Australian series aboard his new Suzuki mount.
Reed to Unveil RM-Z450 in Melbourne
Friday, October 31, 2008
AMA Supercross star Chad Reed will help Suzuki unveil the new RM-Z450 at the Australian Motorcycle Expo in Melbourne.
Behind Chad Reeds YZ450F
Thursday, February 01, 2007
Paul DeLaurier has turned wrenches for Damon Bradshaw, Mike LaRocco, Mike Alessi, and a few more before working for Chad Reed and his new San Manuel/L&M/Yamaha Supercross team.
Chad Reed Stats
Chad Reed signs autographs for fans.
Chad Reed - Statistics:
Reed's career took off in 1998 when he jumped to the premier Australian 250cc Supercross class, bypassing the 125cc class.

In only his second year of racing the 250cc Australian Supercross he won the 1999 championship and followed it up with another win in 2000.

In 2001 Chad Reed competed in the FIM World 250cc Motocross Championship and became the first Australian to win a 250cc GP race.
Reed finished his rookie 2003 AMA Supercross season second to Ricky Carmichael by only seven points despite winning eight races to Ricky's seven.
Chad Reed and Ricky Carmichael would battle again for the title in 2006 with Reed losing by only two points.
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