SoCal SuperTrucks backed Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC -KTM-WPS had a top ten night at round 4 of the 2019 Supercross season inside the Oakland Co. Coliseum in Oakland, CA this past Saturday night. Team riders Blake Baggett rode to his second podium of the season, and Justin Bogle secured his first top ten finish of the year.
Blake Baggett rode fast all through the day on the track at Oakland. In his heat race, he rocketed out of the gate and rounded the first turn ahead of the pack, securing the holeshot. He would go on to lose a couple positions, but continued to ride strong to take the checkered flag in third earning him a transfer straight to the main. Blake’s main event was exciting to say the least! Starting from outside the top ten in 17th place, he set his sights on the front of the pack. He would put on a charge, overtaking riders 1 by 1 ahead of him. The number 4 worked his way from 17th all the way up to 3rd place with 5 minutes left to go in the race! He remained focused and hit all his marks to finish the night in 3rd, picking up his second podium of the year. With four rounds completed, Blake moves to 7th in the championship points standings.
It proved to be a difficult night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC -KTM-WPS for the first Triple Crown Event of the season as round 3 returned to Angels Stadium in Anaheim, CA this past Saturday night.
As the gates dropped for the first main event, Blake Baggett shot off the line, rounding the first turn buried deep in the pack. With triple crown races being shorter, Blake started right in on working his way up through the field. However, as luck would have it, a tough block cover would get caught in his rear wheel while making a pass for 10th place, ultimately hindering his race. After a long delay, Blake recovered to finish at the end of the field, costing him any shot at a decent overall finish.
It was a historic night for SoCal SuperTrucks backed Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC -KTM-WPS inside the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ as Blake Baggett took the 450SX win at round two of the 2019 Supercross season. This marks both Blake’s and the team’s first win in the premier 450SX class of Supercross.
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The technical Glendale track befit Blake Baggett’s style, and it was clear during his heat race. With a great start, he rounded the first turn in 4th place. Riding fast, and hitting his lines, he held onto that position the entire race, and crossed the finish to transfer straight to the main.
The inclement weather didn’t stop racing fans as the first round of the 2019 Supercross season opener kicked off, taking over Angel Stadium of Anaheim CA this past Saturday night. It was a difficult night for SoCal SuperTrucks Supported riders Blake Baggett and Justin Bogle, as they started off the new season.
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Blake Baggett came into the 2019 season ready and showing he will be a serious force this year as he put in a lighting fast lap in the closing minutes of practice to earn himself the top qualifier spot. He continued the pace into his heat race, rounding the first turn with the holeshot. He kept the momentum and hit his lines finishing 3rd to transfer straight to the main event.