Thor’s Blake Baggett Is Perfect At RedBud

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Thor’s Blake Baggett started his first win streak of the season with his second consecutive overall win in the 250 class and third victory of the season at RedBud in Buchanan, Mich. Baggett went a perfect 1-1 at the sixth stop of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship Series, extending his lead in the championship to 19 points.

Thor’s Blake Baggett Is Perfect At RedBud
Blake Baggett
(Photo: Frank Hoppen)


Thor was well represented in the 450 class with four riders posting top-10 overall results. At his first race since injuring his hand at Hangtown, Tyla Rattray narrowly missed the podium with a 4-5 moto result for fourth overall. Thor’s Broc Tickle also put together a solid effort in sixth with a 5-9 moto finish for the day, while Cole Thompson scored his first top-10 finish of the season with a 7-8 for seventh overall. After a great first moto where he finished second, Jake Weimer recovered from multiple crashes in the second moto to finish 10th overall with a 2-20.
Thor’s Blake Baggett Is Perfect At RedBud
Cole Thompson
(Photo: Frank Hoppen)


Not too far from the motocross race, the GNCC series was running their last race before they take their summer break. Kailub Russell battled all day in the XC1 class and ended up second, keeping his title hopes alive. With four wins and countless podiums, his consistency has kept him just six points back of the class points leader with four rounds remaining.

Kailub Russell
(Photo: Shan Moore)


Coming off her gold medal appearance at X-Games last week, Maria Forsberg clinched the Women’s class championship four races early after making it nine-straight wins in Ohio. The championship is Forsberg’s third consecutive title.



Maria Forsberg
(Photo: Shan Moore)
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