Chad Reed 22

Hometown: Kurri Kurri, Australia

Current Residence: Dade City, Florida

Birth Date March 15, 1982


Team Name: JGRMX

• Manufacturer – Suzuki

• Team Manager – Jerry Albrecht

• Mechanic - Ben Schiermeyer


Turned Pro: 1998 in Australia / Made U.S. debut in 2002

Best Career Season Result: 2-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion (2004 & 2008)

2019 Season Result: 15th


Racing Accolades: 

• 2-time Monster Energy Supercross FIM World Champion (2004 & 2008)

• One of just three international champions in supercross history

• The only international rider in supercross history to win 450SX and 250SX titles

• Has the most podium finishes in supercross history (450SX Class)

• 44 career 450SX Class wins, placing him fourth all time

• Competed in his 18th season of full-time supercross competition in 2018, tying him for the second-longest career in the history of the sport


Lifestyle and General Interest Profile: 

• The most decorated international rider in the history of the sport

• Oldest full-time competitor in the sport

• The only rider in the history of the sport to own his own team and win a Main Event

• Claimed a supercross win at the age of 32 (Atlanta on February 21, 2015) and a supercross podium at the age of 34 (Phoenix on January 28, 2017)

• Named a Member of the Order of Australia in 2011 for his contributions as an Australian athlete

• Longstanding rivalry between he and James Stewart is one of the most storied in history

• ESPY Award nominee for Best Male Action Sport Athlete in 2004

• Is an X Games medalist, earning bronze in Supermoto in 2005


2018 Season Recap:

Looking for a fresh start, Chad managed his own deal to ride a Husqvarna at the start of the 2018 season. Reed finished 13th overall in the series. After taking most of the summer off, Chad raced the Ironman National finale and finished eighth overall with the JGRMX/Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing Team. He also contested the AUS-X Open in Australia and S-X Open in New Zealand. Reed won the very first S-X Open International Supercross FIM Oceania Championship. He followed that up with earning a podium in one of the three main events at the 2018 Monster Energy Cup. Red scored a factory ride with the JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing team for the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross series.


2019 Season Recap:

Owner of 44 premier Supercross wins with two 450 Supercross titles and several regional Supercross Championships, Chad Reed was a welcome addition to JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing effort for 2019. Reed managed a podium result at Detroit but his season was cut short after a hard crash at Seattle.