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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – before 55,815 out of control fans inside St. Louis’ Edward Jones Dome, Rockstar/Makita Suzuki’s Chad Reed, of Tampa, Fla., earned his third win of the 2009 Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, a FIM World Championship, season and broadened his arrangement focuses lead. In the AMA Supercross Lites class, GEICO Powersports Honda’s Blake Wharton, of Pilot Point, Texas, got through with his first-vocation triumph, finishing the stranglehold by Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki.

San Manuel Yamaha’s James Stewart, of Haines City, Fla., was without a doubt the speediest rider on the track throughout the night, yet wound up on the ground on three separate events all through the night. The ever-steady Reed exploited his opponent’s adversity to continue on and take what could be the greatest triumph of the season with only five races remaining.

“Like I say each week, you got the chance to be in it to win it and that is what we’re doing,” bragged Reed, who stretched out his favorable position over Stewart to 11 focuses. “I’m having a great time around here. The track was simply great today around evening time. Travis (Pastrana) composed an incredible track. I simply adore this St. Louis soil. James began hitting his lines at an early stage and pulled away, yet I simply held my head down.”

JGRMX/Toyota Yamaha’s Josh Grant, of Riverside, Calif., drove the field through turn one with the holeshot as Monster Energy/Cernics Kawasaki’s Paul Carpenter, of Ithaca, N.Y., and Boost Mobile/AMPM/Troy Racing Yamaha’s Jason Lawrence, of Carlsbad, Calif., took after. Both Reed and Stewart wound up inside the main ten yet immediately stood up for themselves by moving into the best three by the culmination of lap 1. On lap 2, Reed made his turn on Grant for the lead while Stewart took after into second. Only two laps later, Stewart worked by Reed with a noteworthy move and started gapping the field. In his warmth race prior at night, Stewart smashed on two events and snuck into the headliner. He encountered comparable issues on lap 14, over-closure his cruiser and enabling Reed to get by and take the triumph. Stewart would hang on for second while Grant brought home third.

“I simply hit impartial,” clarified Stewart. “I committed an error in the whoops. Here and there that is the way it goes you know. I had an unpleasant night with the warmth race and stuff. I’m attempting my hardest and that is all the better I can do. I simply continue preparing so I can give it my best every week. I’ll never stop and I’ll battle until the end.”

Wharton impacted out of the entryways in the 15-lap headliner to nip Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Austin Stroupe, of Lincolnton, N.C., for the holeshot as Rockstar/Makita Suzuki’s Nico Izzi, of Murrieta, Calif., followed in third. The trio would stay at the front of the pack all through the rest of the primary. Wharton battled off the advances of Izzi, who slipped past Stroupe on lap one, all through the primary portion of the race and gradually started to pull away. A decided Stroupe reeled in Izzi on the last lap to take second.

“I’m energized,” said Wharton, who turned master last August. “I got the holeshot and just rode my own race. The track was extraordinary. My bicycle was incredible. It was only an extraordinary night. Getting the platform a week ago gave me the certainty I expected to ride in advance. I simply need to thank everybody that is upheld me this season and in my profession.”

Focuses pioneer, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Christophe Pourcel, of Corona, Calif., experienced an awful begin that put him in second to keep going spot on lap 1. He would work his way through the field to bring home a noteworthy fifth place complete and keep up his favorable position over colleague Stroupe.

AMA Supercross Class Results, St. Louis

Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Suzuki

James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Yamaha

Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha

Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda

Jason Lawrence, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha

Ivan Tedesco, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda

Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki

Davi Millsaps, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda

Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda

Paul Carpenter, Ithaca, N.Y., Kawasaki

AMA Supercross Class Season Standings

Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Suzuki, 271

James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Yamaha, 260

Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 197

Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha, 172

Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 165

Ivan Tedesco, Tallahasse, Fla., Honda, 163

Mike Alessi, Apple Valley, Calif., Suzuki, 160

Kevin Windham, Centerville, Miss., Honda, 158

Davi Millsaps, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 152

Josh Hill, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 108

Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Results, St. Louis

Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Honda

Austin Stroupe, Lincolnton, N.C., Kawasaki

Nico Izzi, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki

Matthew Goerke, Lake Helen, Fla., Suzuki

Christophe Pourcel, Corona, Calif., Kawasaki

Matt Lemoine, Collinsville, Texas, Yamaha

Steven Clarke, Cairo, Ga., Suzuki

Daniel Blair, Modesto, Calif., Honda

Darryn Durham, Wildomar, Calif., Yamaha

Shane Sewell, Westville, Ind., Yamaha

Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Season Standings

Christophe Pourcel, Corona, Calif., Kawasaki, 131

Austin Stroupe, Lincolnton, N.C., Kawasaki, 106

Nico Izzi, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki, 102

Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Honda, 91

Branden Jesseman, New Brighton, Pa., Kawasaki, 73

Matthew Goerke, Lake Helen, Fla., Suzuki, 68

Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, KTM, 68

Matt Lemoine, Collinsville, Texas, 66

Steven Clarke, Cairo, Ga., Suzuki, 65

Daniel Blair, Modesto, Calif., Honda, 63

Today around evening time’s Monster Energy® AMA Supercross was displayed live on SPEED. This current end of the week’s AMA Supercross Lites class race will re-air on SPEED this Sunday, February 22 at 1:00 p.m. EST.

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