It was another top five night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC as round 8 of the 2019 AMA Supercross season made its return to Ford Field in Detroit, MI this past Saturday night for the second Triple Crown event of the season.
Blake Baggett shot out of the gate in the first main event barley missing out on the holeshot. and Stayed in 2nd for the first lap. Blake’s good line choices helped him keep pace and he soon found himself in a battling it out inside the top three. He would end up moving back to 4th place where he’d take the checkered flag in the first main event. A mid-pack start hindered Blake in main event two, but would he work his way from deep in the field to just outside the top 10 to finish. In the third and final main event, Blake had perfect gate timing and lead the pack into the first turn to secure the holeshot. He would continue to hold onto the lead until an aggressive pass from Justin Barcia pushed Blake off the track. He recovered quickly only losing a few positions and started a hard charge to the front, finding himself within striking distance of the leader Cooper Webb with two laps to go. Keeping the pressure on, Blake closed the gap in the final few turns, narrowly missing the win to finish 2nd at the checkered flag.
It was a top five night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC -KTM-WPS as round 7 of the 2019 AMA Supercross season headed to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX this past Saturday night.
Blake Baggett was ready to do battle as he rocketed off the line in his heat race and rounded the first lap in 4th place. He looked strong on the Arlington track and found his battle for third place with Cooper Webb early on. After sliding back a few spots mid-race, he fought back to 4th at the checkered flag to transfer straight to the main event. Blake sneaked around the inside of turn one in the main event to start the race in 5th place. He would ride a solid pace, moving into the top three briefly before securing 4th place. Holding off the competition, he took the checkered flag in 4th place.
It was a tough night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC -KTM-WPS as round six of the 2019 AMA Supercross season traveled to US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN this past Saturday night.
Blake Baggett started the day looking fast on the Minneapolis track as he recorded the 5th fastest time of the day in qualifying. In his heat race he would rocket out of the gate and round the first turn inside the top three. Blake hit his lines every lap and rode strong to finish 5th, transferring straight to the main. Another great start in the main event had Blake rounding the first turn inside the top four. He would ride a calculated race, keeping the pressure on Ken Roczen for over ¾ of the race until making his move towards the front and for 3rd place. His night would take a turn for the worse, however, when he mistimed a set of rollers and crashed hard. After catching his breath, Blake would get up with only minor bruises and ride back to the pits on his own power ending his night.
It was a wild night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC as round 5 of the 2019 AMA Supercross season made it’s stop at Petco Park in San Diego, CA this past Saturday night. Justin Bogle used his good starts to get his best finish of the season, while Blake Baggett gained another top-ten finish.
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Due to the inclement weather in San Diego, there was only one practice session for riders. Still, Blake Baggett found a fast line through the mud to qualify with the 4th fastest lap time of the day.With perfect gate timing in his heat, Blake would lead the pack into turn one, securing the holeshot. He would then slide back a few positions, but continue to ride strong and stay in 5th to cross the finishline in 5th, Transfering straight to the Main. Another great start from the #4 saw him navigating the first turn inside the top three. Blake would run inside the top five for over half the race, until making a mistake in the deep mud, causing him to go down. He jumpped back on his KTM and ultimatly finished the night inside the top ten, taking 9th place. This moves Blake Bagget up to 5th in the championship points standings.