The gate dropped on the opening round of the 2019 Pro Motocross Championship series at Northern California’s Hangtown MX outdoor national last weekend. It was a special race as Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC came together with 51Fifty Energy Drink and the Carlos Vieria Foundation to dedicate this round to Autism Awareness. With the bikes running special graphics from HBD MotoGrafx, Blake Baggett started the season with an 8th place finish, and teammate Justin Bogle secured a 10th place finish
As the gate dropped for moto one, Blake Baggett shot off the line to round the first turn just outside the top five. He then wasted no time making the move for 5th place. Blake kept the charge and as the rain started to come down, he would slide back one spot taking the checkered flag in 6th. The rain didn’t stop for moto two, but Blake stayed on the throttle at the start and finished lap one inside the front pack. After slipping back outside the top ten mid-race due to worsening track conditions, Blake navigated the muddy track fighting his way to 10th place at the checkered flag, earning 8th overall for the day.
Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC descended upon Las Vegas, NV for the 17th and final round of the 2019 AMA Supercross season this past Saturday night. SoCal SuperTrucks Backed Riders Blake Baggett and Justin Bogle finished out the season both with top ten finishes.
Blake Baggett launched out of the gate in his heat leading the field to the first turn and grabbed the holeshot. He looked fast on the hard packed track and set the pace early on. He would ride with intensity, only sliding back a few spots to finish third and transfer straight to the main event. The #4 again had a solid jump out of the gate, rounding the first turn inside the top five. Blake would start to have a solid ride going, finding his classic mid-race push as he closed in on the top five. He then had an unfortunate off-track jaunt that cost him two spots, taking the checkered flag in 7th place and earning 5th place overall in the final supercross points standings.
Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC traveled to the mile high city as round 15 of the 2019 AMA Supercross season made a return after 23 years to Denver, CO and Broncos Stadium at Mile High this past Saturday night. It would be another top ten night for the team, as Justin Bogle rode to a rock-solid fourth place, and Blake Baggett made his way through the field to finish in sixth place.
Blake Baggett rocketed out of the gate in his heat and rounded the first turn just behind his teammate. He kept pace with the leader until a slight bobble on the last lap pushed him back one spot, crossing the finish line in the number 3 position. Blake started the main event with his work cut out for him as he came to the first turn at the in tenth place. He charged forward and made his way to just outside the top five by the middle of the race. Blake put on a late race charge but unfortunately ran out of time, crossing the checkered flag in 6th place.
It was a historic night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC as round 13 of the 2019 AMA Supercross season made its first visit to Nashville, TN and Nissan Stadium this past Saturday night. It would be another top ten night for the team, with Blake Baggett earning his fifth podium of the season and Justin Bogle finishing inside the top ten for the second week in a row.
The night started with Blake Baggett inside the top five as he got the jump out of the gate and led the field into the first turn. After falling back a few places, he soon found himself deep in a battle for position as he worked his way to the front. Keeping the pressure on, Blake finished 5th to transfer straight to the main. The #4 timed the gate perfectly in the main event, getting to the first turn inside the top five. Blake didn’t wasted no time moving his way to the front, as he would stalk Cooper Webb for several laps before making the pass into second place. He kept his composure on the slippery Nashville track and took the checkered flag in 2nd place, earning his fifth podium of the season.
It was a top ten night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC -KTM-WPS as round 13 of the 2019 AMA Supercross season visited NRG Stadium in Houston, TX this past Saturday night for what was the third and final triple crown race of the season.
Blake Baggett began the first of three main events just outside the top ten. He set his sights ahead and worked his way inside the top ten, and took the checkered flag in 9th. In main event two, Blake would get a good jump and put himself inside the top ten early on in the race. He maintained the speed, hitting his lines every lap, to cross the finish line in 9th place. The third and final main event saw Blake starting mid-pack, forcing him to put in work to make his way through the field. He would make his way up to 6th before the checkered flag flew, earning his best finish of the night a final result of 8th place on the night.