Baggett Battles to 4th, Bloss 11th at RedBud MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Supported TeamRMATV/MC Race Report

Round seven of the 2018 Pro Motocross Championship series landed at RedBud MX in Buchannon, MIIt this Independence Day weekend.  SoCal SuperTrucks backed Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS rider Blake Baggett stayed on the gas for 4th place overall, Benny Bloss earned his best moto finish so far this season, and Dakota Alix held on strong for 14th.

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Blake Baggett

Blake Baggett started out the day ready to contend, posting the fastest qualifying time of the day.  This provided him with a choice gate pick, helping him rocket out of the gate ahead of the rest of the field to secure the holeshot.  He went on to lead almost the entire first lap, until a mistake caused him to go down hard.  Fortunately, Blake was able to remount his KTM and after stopping by the mechanics area, was able to get back on the gas, coming from dead last all the way up to and breaking into the top 5, where he would cross the line, taking 5th place in moto 1.

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Baggett Battles to 4th, Bloss 6th at The Wick 338 MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Supported Team RMATVMC-KTM-WPS Race Report

This past weekend’s race marked the halfway point of the 2018 Pro Motocross Championship series.  Round six was held at the only sand track on the circuit, The Wick 338 in Southwick, MA. The heat did not faze Team RMATVMC-KTM-WPS, as Blake Baggett stayed on the gas for 4th overall, Benny Bloss used his speed for 6th, and Dakota Alix made his return to racing.

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Blake Baggett

Blake Baggett was ready to battle at the front, as he took on the Southwick sand and posted the third-fastest time of the morning. With his favorable gate pick, he launched off the start, rocketing into ahead of the pack to the first turn, securing the holeshot. After jockeying back and forth for position, Blake settled into his rhythm and overttook 3rd early on. He continued his charge, and took the checkered flag in 4th place.

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Baggett Charges to 5th, Bloss 9th at Muddy Creek MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Supported Team RMATVMC-KTM-WPS 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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Top Ten Rides for Baggett, Bloss at High Point MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Backed Team RMATVMC-KTM-WPS Race Report

After last week’s bye, the 2018 Pro Motocross Championship series arrived on the East Coast, specifically, High Point Raceway in Mount Morris, PA this past weekend.  Blake Baggett put the charge on, finishing 7th, and Benny Bloss again showed his speed, finishing 8th overall.

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Blake Baggett

Rejuvenated from the week off from racing, Blake Baggett was riding fast and smooth early on in the day.  So fast and smooth in fact, he secured the fastest 450MX qualifier spot!  Unfortunately things would unravel for Blake early on in moto 1, tangling with a first turn pile up and going down right out of the gate.  He was able to remount his bike, and get on the gas to put the charge on from dead last.  Putting in fast laps he was able to cut through the field, working his way all the way into the top 5 before the checkered flag wove.

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Baggett Podiums, Bloss Top 5 at Thunder Valley MX | SoCal SuperTrucks Backed TeamRMATV/MC Race Report

The Thunder Valley MX outdoor national, the third round of the 2018 Pro Motocross Championship series, was held in Lakewood, CO, the  this past weekend. Both Blake Bagget & Benny Bloss put in top five performances, as Baggett landed on the podium for the first time this season with a 3rd place finish, while Bloss made it known he is a top-five contender as he rode to his best finish this season with a 5th place finish.
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Blake Baggett

Blake Baggett has done well at Thunder Valley in the past, so coming into this race, he was both prepared and confident.  He started the day of racing strong in qualifying, putting in the 6th fastest lap.  Despite having to line up for the gate drop twice due to a red flag for a downed rider causing a restart, Blake was unperturbed, rocketing out of the gate, straight to the first turn ahead of the pack, securing the holeshot.  He would end up sliding back to third, and toward the end of the race put in an admirable attempt to overcome 2nd, but to no avail.  He would ultimately finish moto 1 in 3rd place.

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