Payson, UT (Feb. 25) – It was once again a top five night for Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC -KTM-WPS 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.
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Blake Baggett launched out of the gate in the first main event narrowly missing the holeshot and completed the first lap in second place. Blake’s exceptional line choices helped him keep pace and he soon found himself in a battle inside the top three. He slid back to
“Tonight was a good night,” said Baggett. “I was riding well and
my speed was there in all night. It’s a shame I didn’t get the start I needed in the second race. I’m looking forward to fighting for the win in Atlanta next weekend.”
Justin Bogle would have a tough time finding the rhythm on the Detroit track all night. An uncharacteristic mid-pack start in main event one had him batting for position deep in the pack. He stayed strong and took the checkered flag in 14th. Main event two would start well for Justin until going down early in the race. He would recover and finish 19th. He would again find himself on the ground at the beginning of the third and final main event. After remounting, Justin put in a charge to 17th at the checkered flag.
“Not my best night,” said Bogle. “My starts weren’t there and struggled all night with the track. I’ll regroup, make some changes to the bike and be ready next weekend in Atlanta.”
Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC – KTM – WPS continues on to Atlanta, GA and Mercedes-Benz Stadium for round nine of the 2019 AMA Supercross Series.
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