Completing an extremely successful amateur career, Blake Baggett made the transition to pro racing in 2010. Bagggett went on to an exciting rookie year in professional Supercross, coming in 11th at the season opener. Gaining momentum, he finished fifth at at the next race in Atlanta. At the Dallas stop, Baggett raced to the top of the podium, scoring the first win of his professional career. Quickly proving that he was adapting to the pro ranks, Baggett finished fourth overall at the 2010 High Point National. Baggett’s quick rise was soon temporarily halted when he broke his left humerus at Budds Creek.
Securing a ride for 2011 in the 250 class with premier racing team Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki, Baggett delivered on his potential, earning 5 overall outdoor wins and finishing 3rd overall points for the championship. Blake was also picked again for the 2011 Motocross of Nations Team USA. At the end of the 2011 season, Baggett was tied for 28th on the All-Time AMA Pro Motocross 250 Class Wins List with 5 Wins.
Again with Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki for 2012, Blake would have a rough East Coast Supercross series. Blake put his head down and prepared himself for the 2012 outdoor series. He took the overall win at round one (Hangtown) and would keep the points lead and the red plate throughout the entire series. Blake would officially earn his first AMA National Championship at the concluding round at Lake Elsinore. For a second consecutive year, Blake was selected to represent Team USA at the Motocross of Nations held in Lommel, Belgium, where Team USA would finish third, respectively.
NAME: Blake Baggett
NICKNAME: El Chupacabra
NATIONAL NUMBER: 4 (career number)
HOMETOWN: Grand Terrace, CA
RESIDES: Grand Terrace, CA
HOBBIES: Jet skis, Mountain biking, RC cars
SPONSORS: Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki, Thor, Parts Unlimited, Scott, Vans, Volcom, Specialized Bicycles, SRAM Components, Dunlop, KMC Wheels, Traxxas, Leatt Brace, Maxima, Asterisk, Renthal, Hinson, N-Style, NGK, PPG, JE Pistons, Mechanix Wear, RK Excel, Twin Air, OGIO, VP, Braking, Dunlop, Athena, UFO, Showa, Socal Supertrucks.