Chad Reed’s Career Supercross Stats Are Out of this World

Chad Reed wrapped up (we think? Maybe?) his legendary career on Sunday in Salt Lake City with a tenth place finish—his best of the season. The two-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion has hinted that he may return in 2021 in some compacity, but we’ll have to wait and see. Either way, Reed, 38, leaves (we think? Maybe?) the sport as one of the greatest of all time.

Just look at these stats! My goodness. (Credit to sxresearchdept for putting this together. Give him a follow on Instagram.)

Premier Class (450/SX/250)

264 Career Starts – 1st All-Time
– First Start: January 5, 2002 at Anaheim 1 (finished 6th)
– First Win: January 4, 2003 at Anaheim 1 (5th start)

44 Wins – 4th All-Time

132 Podiums – 1st All-Time

160 Top 5’s – 1st All-time

210 Top 10’s – 1st All-Time

2004 & 2008 SX Champion (one of only 10 riders to win multiple Premier Class championships)

Wins in 11 different seasons – 1st All-Time

Only rider in Premier Class history to start a main event on six different manufacturers. (Wins by Manufacturer: Yamaha (35), Suzuki (3), Honda (3), Kawasaki (3).)

Finished on the podium for 25 consecutive races (2003 & 2004), which was an all-time record until broken by Ryan Dungey in 2016.

Third oldest rider to win a 450 Main event (2/12/15 in Atlanta, age 32 years 11 months 6 days)

Second longest gap between first and last win. (First win: 1/4/03 in Anaheim; Last win: 2/12/15 in Atlanta – 12 years 1 month 17 days)

73 Career Heat Wins – 2nd most all-time (since 2003)

Premier Class Career

Main Wins – 44

Heat Wins – 73

Semi Wins – 15

LCQ Wins – 7

Total wins: 139

No, Reed is not joining Daft Punk.
Photo: Ryne Swanberg | Instagram: Octopi Media

Lites Class (250/SX Lites/125)

First Start: January 16, 1999 at San Diego (finished 17th)

First Win: February 9, 2002 at Indianapolis (2nd start)

2002 125SX East Champion (6 wins in 7 starts)

50 Career Supercross combined wins (44 – Premier Class, 6 – Lites Class)

2009 AMA Athlete of the Year (2009 AMA 450 MX Champion)

Main image: Ryne Swanberg | Instagram: Octopi Media




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