Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing announced today that two time
AMA Supercross Champion Chad Reed will contest the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship after having opted to sit out the last two MX seasons!
Reed will race his Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z450 in the Motocross class in the 12-round series, which kicks off this weekend on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California.
In the 2009 AMA Supercross Series, Reed led the points chase for most of the season and finished up in second place overall. The Australian raced his Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z450 to three victories and finished on the podium in all 17 races, save one. Reed is a former two-time AMA Supercross Champion, THQ World Supercross Champion, AMA Supercross Lites Champion and a World Motocross Grand Prix winner.