Thor's Weekend Racing RecapMonday, June 18, 2012 | 3:15 PM
Thor’s Blake Baggett claimed his second 250 class overall win at the fifth round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series at Budds Creek MX Park in Mechanicsville, Md. Baggett’s 2-1 result helped him earn his first overall victory since the opening round of the series. With the win, he extended his points lead to 13 as the series heads into a two-weekend break.
In the 450 class, Thor’s Broc Tickle put together his best performance in the premier class, earning an impressive second overall. Also putting in a good ride was Jake Weimer, who finished fourth overall. Weimer proved he was a fighter after running a great second moto despite a decent blow to the chest from a rock on the opening lap of the second moto. He still fought back to finish and score a 3-4 moto result.
Brett Metcalfe put together a strong sixth-place overall finish with an 8-6 moto result. Ivan Tedesco, in the 250 class, ran a great first moto finishing eighth, but a crash in the second moto ended his day early.
At the AMA National Enduro, Thor’s Russell Bobbitt finished on the podium after claiming the final test victory of the day. With four races remaining, Bobbitt sits third in the points standings.
In Europe, Thor’s Ryan Villopoto was in attendance for the eighth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Bastogne, Belgium, where he signed autographs and helped announce the first moto.
Thor’s Tommy Searle was able to earn his third victory of the season in the MX2 class, while Thor teammate Joel Roelants rode to fourth overall with a 4-5. In the MX1 class, Gautier Paulin grabbed fifth overall, while Xavier Boog was eighth overall and David Philippaerts rounded out the top 10.