Blake Baggett

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Hometown: Grand Terrace, California

Current Residence: Leesburg, Florida

Birth Date: January 31, 1992 (age 25 in 2017)

 

Team Name: Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM/WPS

  • Manufacturer – KTM
  • Team Manager – Forrest Butler
  • Mechanic – Nate Alexander

Turned Pro:  2009

  • Best Career Season Result: 5th place in 2015
  • 2017 Season Result: 6th    

Racing Accolades:

  • Two career Monster Energy Supercross podiums (450SX Class), 43 career starts and 11 top-fives
  • Four career 250SX Class wins
  • 2012 AMA Pro Motocross 250 Class Champion
  • 2011 Motocross of Nations Champion with Team USA
  • Two-time member of Team USA at Motocross of Nations

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Blake owns and operates one of the world’s most elite motocross training facilities in Florida known as “Chupacabra Ranch”
  • Nicknamed “El Chupacabra” due to his innate ability to come on strong late in races and crush the hopes of his competitors by passing them
  • Earned his first career supercross win in just his fifth start
  • Wears the number 4, made famous by five-time Monster Energy Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael
  • Spent his first two 450SX Class seasons as teammate to legend James “Bubba” Stewart Jr.
  • Helped Team USA win the 2011 Motocross of Nations during his inaugural appearance

2017 Season Recap:

Baggett showed up in 2017 riding for the newly-formed Rocky Mountain ATV/MC and Butler Bros MX LLC team, and earned his season-best finish of 3rd at round 8 in Atlanta. The California native went on to finish 6th overall with five top 5 finishes, just one point behind his teammate, Davi Millsaps, which is a testament to his new team and training regimen. Baggett is quickly becoming one of the premier division’s top young riders.