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Oceano Dunes is Under Immediate Threat of OHV Restriction

The California Coastal Commission, a non-elected body, will be meeting on Thursday, July 11th, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Luis Obispo to consider the continued use of the OHV area at Oceano Dunes.

We are, quite literally, in the final phases of keeping or losing our local dunes for offroad use – forever. These efforts may come in a full outright closure or under the guise of a slow erosion of dune accessibility prohibiting night riding, increasing enforcement and adding more fences at the park, reducing daily use limits, and more until a full and eventual closure goes in effect.

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Baggett Battles to 10th, Bloss 11th at Ironman MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Supported Team RMATV/MC Race Report

The season came to a wet and muddy close as the twelfth, and final, round of the 2018 Pro Motocross Championship visited Ironman MX in Crawfordsville, IN this past weekend.  Despite the unfavorable conditions, Blake Baggett was able to fight back to 10th overall, while Benny Bloss earned 11th overall .

Rider Report:
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Blake Baggett showed great speed right out of the gate, as he navigated the first turn inside the top five. Unfortunately, his moto came to a stop one lap later when the deep mud swallowed up his bike and forced him off. After getting his bike free and stopping in the mechanics area, Baggett re-entered the race at the very end of the field. Blake then put the charge on in the tricky conditions to work his way up to 16th by the time the checkered flag flew.

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Baggett Charges to 4th, Bloss 8th at Budds Creek MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Backed Team RMATV/MC Race Report

Things really heated up last weekend as Round eleven of the 2018 Pro Motocross Championship series headed south to Budds Creek MX in Mechanicsville, MD, as this race ended up being on one of the hottest days of the season! Blake Baggett put in another impressive performance, coming in 4th. Benny Bloss placed well within the top ten, and Dakota Alix battled out half the riders, coming in 20th for the day.

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Blake Baggett

During practice, Blake Baggett gave everyone a preview of things to come, putting in the 6th-fastest time of the morning. He rocketed out of the gate in moto 1 and made it to the first turn inside the top ten.  He rode fast, picking up positions, and by mid-race found himself battling it out with Jason Anderson for 5th. Just as Blake was going in for the pass on Anderson, he made contact with the back tire of the 21 machine, causing Blake to go down. Luckily he only lost one spot by the time he jumped back on his KTM, and caught back up to make the pass, finishing in 4th place.

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Baggett Charges to 5th, Bloss 9th at Muddy Creek MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Supported Team RMATV/MC Race Report

It was yet another top ten weekend for SoCal SuperTrucks backed Team RMATVMC-KTM-WPS as the fifth round of the 2018 Pro Motocross Championship series made it’s stop at Muddy Creek Raceway in Blountville, TN. Blake Baggett hard charged it to 5th place overall, while Benny Bloss capitalized on solid starts to score a 9th place overall finish.

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Blake Baggett

Blake started off the day of racing qualifying with the 4th fastest time, and when it came time for the gates to drop for moto 1, he looked confident and ready.  He rocketed out off the line, and rounded the first corner just outside the top 10.  In a matter of only a few laps, Baggett would break past 10th place and then systematically pick up position after position, ultimately reaching 4th, before the checkered flag flew.

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