Racer X heard from the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-WPS crew at this time and has realized Blake Baggett’s MRI outcomes are in, and he certainly has a torn ligament in his thumb—as he suspected when talking concerning the damage post-race at Southwick. The excellent news is the damage would not require speedy surgical procedure and the thumb has been feeling higher every day—sufficient in order that Blake plans to get again on the bike for driving and testing tomorrow and once more subsequent week. He ought to really feel a lot better at Millville than he did at Southwick. He may not be fairly 100 p.c for Millville, however there is not any giving up within the combat for this 450MX Championship in Lucas Oil Professional Motocross.
Additionally, Benny Bloss, who was injured on the opening spherical of 250SX East again in February, is absolutely healed from his shoulder damage and can return at Millville. Final 12 months’s 450MX Rookie of the Yr may have truly returned at RedBud to race his means into form, however needed additional time to prepare. In testing this week, the crew stated he is driving very effectively.
We’ll see the way it all works out subsequent weekend at Spring Creek.