THE AFTERMATH: MUDDY CREEK NATIONAL

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Blake BaggettBlake Baggett is an animal when he comes from the back of the pack. He went from crashing in the first turn the second moto to  3rd place going 3-3 for 3rd overall and holding on to the red plate for another week.

Weston PeickIf it wasn’t for Baggett’s second moto charge, the JGR rider Weston Peick would had had his first podium. He still had his best finish of the year with a 4th. 
  Cooper WebbCooper Webb thus far has an average finish of 11.3 and currently sits 9th in points. He was in the first turn mess with Baggett and came back to eighth.

Dean Wilson Dean Wilson destroying a corner. 
 Marvin MusquinMarvin Musquin pulled off the second moto. Rumors are he injured his knee, although the first word was that he had front brake issues. Everyone hopes that Marvin is okay and back next weekend.

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 Eli TomacEli Tomac put it on cruise control in the first moto after he passed Justin Barcia. Why? Because he thought he was in the lead. He crossed the finish thinking he won, but Jason Anderson was 5 seconds ahead. 

 Jason AndersonJason Anderson all alone in the lead the first moto. 

Justin BogleJustin Bogle and his RCH Suzuki RM-Z450 have been powering out of the gate and getting up front early this season. 
 2017 muddy creekJustin Bogle with the holeshot in the second moto.
 Justin BarciaJustin Barcia started to look like his old self this weekend. He had the second fastest qualifying time and battled for the lead in the first moto until it looked like he pumped up. A sixth overall may not sound like a good day for a former 450 National winner, but for Barcia its a step up in 2017.

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 2017 muddy creekThe train of Trey Canard, Eli Tomac and Blake Baggett. It was Trey’s first National of 2017 and he went 10-11.

Eli TomacEli Tomac over the finish after his second moto win. 

Dean Wilson Trey CanardDean Wilson pushes Trey Canard wide to make the pass in the second moto. Dean kept his string of top ten finishes alive with fifth overall.

Eli TomacTomac over the triple step-up. 
 450 start muddy creekThe start of a 450 moto. 

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 Alex MartinAlex Martin has been playing it smart with consistent finishes in the 250 Nationals. He sits second in points behind Osborne. 
 Austin ForknerAustin Forkner claimed his first podium of the year in Muddy Creek. 
 Zach OsborneZach Osborne went 5-1 on the day for second overall. He still has a comfortable 31-point lead. 
 _GEN9582_lwAn overview of the Muddy Creek track. 
 Jeremy MartinJeremy Martin’s first turn crash in the first moto had him battling through roost the whole moto.

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Luke RenzlandLuke Renzland went 12-14 for 13th overall. 

Adam CianciaruloAdam Cianciarulo has the speed each and every round, he just needs to find more consistency over the whole motos. Adam went 3-5 for fourth.
 2017 muddy creekFirst lap of the first 250 moto. Plessinger (23) leads with the Pro Circuit duo of Forkner and Cianciarulo on both sides.

250 start muddy creek250 riders off the gate.

Zach OsborneZach Osborne celebrating his second moto win. 
 Aaron PlessingerAaron Plessinger got the Star Racing Yamaha YZ250F to the front off the start each moto and followed it up with his first win of the season.

 

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