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Chad Reed came into the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship saying he was riding for no particular reason, and in light of the fact that he appreciated being around his group. Be that as it may, unmistakably, he’s here to work, as well, as the TwoTwo Motorsports Bel-Ray Racing rider won the opening round of the arrangement, the Rockstar Energy Drink Hangtown Classic, and won it the most difficult way possible.

Reed completed second in the initial 450-class moto behind protecting 450 Champion Ryan Dungey, however in moto two, an epic fight broke out ahead of schedule between Dungey, Reed and Ryan Villopoto. Villopoto got the holeshot and drove early, however the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider was feeling somewhat sick coming into the race, and wasn’t exactly ready to keep up his pace the distance to the end. Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Dungey continued applying weight and after that led the pack, with Reed kicking back and prowling the entire time.

At around the midpoint, Reed put in a charge and influenced Dungey, at that point made the pass and began pulling without end. Dungey wasn’t done, however, and he mounted one final charge to get Reed, and with two laps to go he had moved back onto Reed’s back wheel. It resembled a fight to the complete was going to emerge, yet then Dungey came up short on steam, and Reed pulled step back and won with a major hole toward the wrap up. For Reed, who battled a year ago with an ailment, it was a noteworthy show of quality. Dungey and Villopoto balanced the best three, both in the moto and by and large.

In the 250 class, there were bunches of contenders on the rundown, yet one that maybe had gotten lost in an outright flood on most loved’s rundowns was Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett. The field included MX GP Champions and AMA Supercross Lites Champions, however Baggett was obviously the quickest of all.

In the Women’s Motocross Class, DNA Shred Stix/Star Racing Yamaha’s Jessica Patterson tidied up, going 1-1 on the day to top American Honda Racing’s Ashley Fiolek. Patterson drove the principal moto from entryway to checkered banner, however in moto two, she snatched the early lead yet slammed. Patterson at that point put in a solid charge to get Fiolek and get the win. Patterson is the guarding WMX Champion, and resembles a solid contender to shield it.

Second moto activity affectation on SPEED tomorrow, May 22, at 11 a.m. EST and 12 a.m. EST.