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Reed wins to retake AMA lead.

Chad Reed has regained the AMA/ FIM Supercross series lead after winning Saturday's Daytona Supercross in Florida.

The Rockstar Makita Suzuki rider is now 11 points clear of James Stewart after the Yamaha rider crashed in the opening corner of the 20-lap main event and had to charge back from dead last to seventh.

Reed - having carved through from eighth at the start - took the lead from Yamaha 'bad-boy' Jason Lawrence on lap 17 and held it to the flag. Honda's Davi Millsaps completed the podium in third.

Kawasaki's Christophe Pourcel took victory in the East Coast Supercross Lites class, ahead of Martin Davalos (KTM) and Nico Izzi (Suzuki).


Daytona Supercross:
1. Chad Reed (Suzuki)
2. Jason Lawrence (Yamaha)
3. Davi Millsaps (Honda)
4. Mike Alessi (Suzuki)
5. Kevin Windham (Honda)
6. Ryan Villopoto (Kawasaki)
7. James Stewart (Yamaha)
8. Andrew Short (Honda)
9. Ryan Sipes (KTM)
10. Tommy Hahn (Kawasaki)

Daytona Supercross Lites:
1. Christophe Pourcel (Kawasaki)
2. Martin Davalos (KTM)
3. Nico Izzi (Suzuki)
4. Matt Lemoine (Yamaha)
5. Wil Hahn (KTM)
6. Matt Goerke (Suzuki)
7. Darryn Durham (Yamaha)
8. Broc Tickle (Yamaha)
9. Blake Wharton (Honda)
10. Kyle Keylon (Honda)


Related Pictures

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Chad Reed - Makita Rockstar Suzuki (pic: Suzuki).
Chad Reed Yamaha
Chad Reed in pensive mood at Glen Helen earlier this year
Chad Reed - Monster Energy Kawasaki
Chad Reed - Suzuki.
Chad Reed - Suzuki (pic: Suzuki).
Chad Reed - Suzuki (pic: Suzuki).
Chad Reed - Makita Rockstar Suzuki (pic: Suzuki).
Chad Reed - Suzuki.
Chad Reed - Suzuki.
Chad Reed will race for Suzuki during the 2009 AMA season.
Chad Reed celebrates clinching the 2008 AMA Supercross championship.
Chad Reed wins the 2008 AMA Supercross championship.
Kevin Windham, Chad Reed and Andrea Short on the St Louis 2008 Supercross podium (pic: Steve Cox).
Chad Reed immediately after his Detroit accident (pic: www.racerxill.com).
Chad Reed - Yamaha (pic: Fluid PR).
Chad Reed – Yamaha (pic: Fluid PR).
Chad Reed – Yamaha (pic: Fluid PR).

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