Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett Eclipses the Field at Hangtown MX Opener

Irvine, Calif. (May 19, 2012) – A day before a solar eclipse hit Prairie City OHV Park, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Blake Baggett stole the show at Round 1 of the 2012 AMA Pro Motocross Championship in Sacramento, Calif. Baggett commanded his first win of the season with a perfect 1-1 moto result. Teammate Ivan Tedesco skillfully powered his new KX250F to finish fourth overall with a 6-5 result. In the 450 Class, Broc Tickle looked more confident on his Kawasaki, going 6-7 to earn sixth overall. Monster Energy Kawasaki's Jake Weimer charged back from a crash in the first moto to finish eighth overall with a 10-6 result. Teammate Tyla Rattray and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Dean Wilson pulled off early due to injuries.