Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Reed leads from start-to-finish to claim second win

Reed leads from start-to-finish to claim second win of the season

For immediate release: 2 February 2014

Discount Tire Racing/TwoTwo Motorsports Chad Reed has taken his second win of the season at the fifth round of the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, at Anaheim’s Angel Stadium tonight.

After passing defending champion Ryan Villopoto for the race lead on the opening lap, Reed led the 20-lap ‘Main Event’ from start-to-finish.

The win, which is Reed’s 43rd career victory, is also his eighth at Angel Stadium and sees him match Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart for wins at the iconic venue.

The Australian, has closed the gap to Ryan Villopoto in the 450SX class standings and now sits just two points off the lead.

"It was a tough racetrack tonight,” said Reed. “It was about making smart choices and putting yourself in a good position to ride 20 solid laps. 

"This win means more to me than the last one [on January 18] where I came from behind, because it’s tougher to go out there and lead all 20 laps. 

"We had our bike dialed in tonight and it was one of those nights where it felt at one with me. It was awesome through the whoops, we made a few tweaks and went with a different tyre for the main, one that I hadn’t raced before but it paid off.

“The fan support tonight was also incredible and it really means a lot,” Reed added.

The next instalment of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium on February 8 wll pay tribute to America's armed forces.

Monster Energy AMA Supercross 450SX Class Results: Anaheim

1. Chad Reed,  Kawasaki
2. Ken Roczen, KTM
3. Ryan Villopoto, Kawasaki
4. Justin Barcia,  Honda
5. Weston Peick, Suzuki
6. Justin Brayton,  Yamaha
7. James Stewart,  Suzuki
8. Jake Weimer, Kawasaki
9. Andrew Short, KTM
10. Ivan Tedesco,  KTM

Monster Energy AMA Supercross 450SX Class Season Standings (After Rd 5 of 17)

1. Ryan Villopoto,  Kawasaki, 104
2. Chad Reed, Kawasaki, 102
3. Ken Roczen,  KTM, 97 
4. Justin Brayton, Yamaha, 86
5. James Stewart, Suzuki, 80
6. Ryan Dungey, KTM, 76
7. Justin Barcia, Honda, 74
8. Andrew Short, KTM, 61
9. Wil Hahn, Honda, 52
10. Jake Weimer, Kawasaki, 50 

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Review: “Salute” By Royal New Zealand Ballet In Wellington

The Royal New Zealand Ballet performed “Salute” for a final time in Wellington on Sunday night, and it was nothing short of spectacular. More>>

ALSO:

NZ on Air: More Funding For TV Captions To Increase Access

More funding for TV captions to increase access NZ On Air has increased funding to provide more captions and audio description on television programmes for the hearing and sight impaired. More>>

Music: So Laid Back Country China Album Release

On Friday night, So Laid Back Country China held a gig at Meow for the release of their new album With Knees of Honey in Goodbye Canyon. I briefly spoke with Harriet lead vocals, keyboard) and Michael (lead vocals, guitar) before the gig More>>

Art: Wellington Region Celebrates Matariki

Eight Wellington museums and galleries have joined forces to present a major programme of exhibitions and events to celebrate Matariki 2015, the Māori New Year. The Wellington Matariki Festival will host more than 60 free events and activities between Saturday ... More>>

Wellington: TEDxWellingtonWomen Speakers Unveiled

The lineup is announced today for the highly anticipated upcoming event TEDxWellingtonWomen. Speakers include local women and men who have lived extraordinary lives and have ideas worth spreading. More>>


Books: Witi Ihimaera To Address ‘State Of NZ Literature’at Festival

6 May 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Witi Ihimaera to Address ‘State of NZ Literature’ at Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival The New Zealand Book Council has chosen the 2015 Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival as the stage for its annual address, which ... More>>

Culture: Historic Māori Portraits Travel To The Czech Republic

Image credit: Gottfried Lindauer, Wahanui Reihana Te Huatare, oil on canvas, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915 More>>

Art: Something Felt, Something Shared - Enjoy

Gabrielle Amodeo, Ruby Joy Eade, Clare McLean, Kalya Ward Curated by Emma Ng May 7 – 30, 2015 Opening: Wednesday May 6, 5.30pm Strange frequencies are channelled through personal narratives and poetic placeholders in Something felt, something ... More>>

Culture: Pukeahu Park ANZAC Day Commemoration 2015

Pukeahu Park ANZAC Day Commemoration 2015 Images from New Zealand Defence Force Click for big version A bugler plays The Last Post Click for big version A View from the top of the Carillion Click for big version Faces old and young Click for big ... More>>

Television: MediaWorks Announces Dancing With The Stars Hosts

MediaWorks and BBC Worldwide ANZ are delighted to announce host Dominic Bowden alongside co-host Sharyn Casey for the hit series Dancing with the Stars. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news