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Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Chad Reed wrapped up the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross 450cc Championship at Budds Creek four motos early with a 2-1 performance. That gave Reed his first outdoor motocross title, and a big check mark on one of his career goals.

The first motos in both classes were run under hot at steamy conditions, but all eyes were focused on the darkening skies, which promised rain for the second motos.

Davi Millsaps (Honda Red Bull Racing) took the first moto win. After building a substantial lead early in moto one, he hung on for the win, despite coming under late-moto pressure from Reed, who'd won the previous five motos in a row. Yamaha Factory Racing substitute rider Matt Goerke took third in the first moto, working his way past another sub, Monster Energy Kawasaki's with less than a handful of laps left in the first moto.

In the second moto, Ivan Tedesco (Honda Red Bull Racing) had the early lead over Reed, but the Suzuki rider worked his way past after four laps, and then pulled out to a substantial lead. With Andrew Short finishing seventh in the first moto, and tenth in the second, that was all that Reed needed to lock up the title.

The podium in the 450 class consisted of Reed, Millsaps, and Tedesco. Other impressive rides were turned in by Tommy Hahn (Canidae Motosport Kawasaki) who finished second in the second moto, and rookie Kyle Regal (Valli Motorsports), whose 4-4 tied him with Tedesco for third, but Ivan's better second moto finish gave him the nod for the final podium spot.

In the 250 class, Christophe Pourcel (Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki) extended his points lead in the series to 13 over Ryan Dungey (Rockstar Makita Suzuki). Pourcel took a win in the first 250 moto, and backed it up with a third in the final moto of the day, despite front brake problems and a torrential downpour that had small rivers running across the track, and filling ruts with water.

But it was Pourcel's Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki teammate, Jake Weimer, who took his third overall of the season, thanks to a 2-1 day. Weimer passed Geico Powersports Honda's Brett Metcalfe with a lap to go in the second moto, sealing the overall.

Pourcel's closest rival for the 250 title, Ryan Dungey, finished with a 3-4 day for third overall.

For more coverage, along with 40 photos from the day, be sure to check the links to the photo galleries above.

450 Overall
1. Chad Reed (Suzuki) 2-1
2. Davi Millsaps (Honda) 1-6
3. Ivan Tedesco (Honda) 5-3
4. Kyle Regal (Yamaha) 4-4
5. Tommy Hahn (Kawasaki) 12-2
6. Michael Byrne (Suzuki) 9-8
7. Timmy Ferry (Kawasaki) 9-8
8. Andrew Short (Honda) 7-10
9. Matt Goerke (Yamaha) 3-27
10. Jimmy Albertson (Yamaha) 11-12
11. Justin Brayton (KTM) 17-7
12. Tyler Bowers (Honda) 10-15
13. Cody Cooper (Yamaha) 16-11
14. Antonio Balbi (Honda) 14-14
15. Nick Wey (Yamaha) 8-21
16. Jake Moss (Kawasaki) 31-9
17. Christian Craig (Yamaha) 30-13
18. Josh Grant (Yamaha) 13-37
19. Shaun Skinner (Honda)
20. Jason Thomas (Honda) 39-16

450 Point Standings
1. Chad Reed 434
2. Andrew Short 330
3. Ivan Tedesco 322
4. Josh Grant 280
5. Michael Byrne 276
6. Tommy Hahn 229
7. Justin Brayton 201
8. Cody Cooper 176
9. Nick Wey 176
10. Jimmy Albertson 150
11. Mike Alessi 142
12. Davi Millsaps 141
13. Ricky Dietrich 136
14. Matt Goerke 91
15. Antonio Balbi 81
16. Tyler Bowers 80
17. Kyle Regal 78
18. Jeff Alessi 75
19. Jake Moss 72
20. Jarred Browne 72

250 Overall
1. Jake Weimer (Kawasaki) 2-1
2. Christophe Pourcel (Kawasaki) 1-3
3. Ryan Dungey (Suzuki) 3-4
4. Justin Barcia (Honda) 4-7
5. Austin Stroupe (Kawasaki) 8-6
6. Brett Metcalfe (Honda) 18-2
7. Matt Lemoine (Yamaha) 14-5
8. Ryan Sipes (KTM) 11-9
9. P. J. Larsen (Kawasaki) 10-10
10. Tyla Rattray (Kawasaki) 6-15
11. Darryn Durham (Yamaha) 5-35
12. Broc Tickle (Yamaha) 16-11
13. Tommy Searle (KTM) 7-21
14. Taylor Futrell (Honda) 23-8
15. Kyle Cunningham (Kawasaki) 9-34
16. Tucker Hibbert (Yamaha) 27-12
17. Alex Martin (Honda) 13-20
18. Blake Baggett (Kawasaki) 12-23
19. Willy Browning (Honda) 28-13
20. James DeCotis (Suzuki) 31-14

250 Point Standings
1. Christophe Pourcel 432
2. Ryan Dungey 419
3. Brett Metcalfe 312
4. Jake Weimer 302
5. Tommy Searle 282
6. Justin Barcia 267
7. Broc Tickle 242
8. Blake Wharton 214
9. Tyla Rattray 196
10. Kyle Cunningham 174
11. Matt Lemoine 174
12. Darryn Durham 150
13. Trey Canard 139
14. Ben Evans 124
15. Max Anstie 107
16. Wil Hahn 97
17. P. J. Larsen 96
18. Steven Clarke 94
19. Alex Martin 82
20. Austin Stroupe 77

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