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ROCKSTAR MAKITA SUZUKI'S REED WINS DAYTONA, TAKES BACK CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS LEAD!!

Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Alessi 4th in SX & Izzi 3rd in SX LItes

Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing’s Chad Reed WON his SECOND, consecutive AMA Supercross race, thanks to a Daytona International Speedway victory in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Saturday night! This result means the two-time, defending AMA Supercross Champion recaptured the overall points lead in the title chase. Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing teammate Mike Alessi led several laps in the 20-lap main before finishing an impressive fourth place. Unfortunately, Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Michael Byrne was taken out in a turn-one melee and the Australian rider was unable to finish the race.
 
In the Supercross Lites class, Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Nico Izzi continues to battle for the title by picking up another podium finish. The young rider won his qualifying heat race and then overcame a rough start to finish on the podium. Izzi worked his way through the field to bring home third place. Currently, he is in second place in the overall championship points chase.
 
Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing will race next at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Saturday, March 14, 2009.
 
Chad Reed, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing RM-Z450, #1
1st Place – Daytona Supercross
1st Place – Overall Championship Points Standings
Mike Alessi, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing RM-Z450, #800
4th Place– Daytona Supercross
8th Place – Overall Championship Points Standings
Michael Byrne, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing RM-Z450, #26
DNF – Daytona Supercross
NA – Overall Championship Points Standings
Nico Izzi, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing RM-Z250, #20
3rd Place – Daytona Supercross Lites
2nd Place-- Overall Championship Points Standings
 
AMA Supercross Top 10 Finishers:
1. Chad Reed, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing
2. Jason Lawrence, Yamaha
3. Davi Millsaps, Honda
4. Mike Alessi, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing (Holeshot)
5. Kevin Windham, Honda
6. Ryan Villopoto, Kawasaki
7. James Stewart, Yamaha
8. Andrew Short, Honda
9. Ryan Sipes, KTM
10. Thomas Hahn, Kawasaki
AMA Supercross Lites Top 10 Finishers:
1. Christophe Pourcel, Kawasaki
2. Martin Davalos, KTM
3. Nico Izzi, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing
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
* Steven Clarke, Suzuki (Holeshot)

 

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