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2018 450 Class Team Guide - Motocross

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Hangtown Motocross Classic Rancho Cordova, CA Hangtown Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship

Comment: Seely will miss the entire Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship as he continues to recover from a fracture to his sacrum and the left and right side of his pelvis sustained in a crash at Tampa Supercross.

#32—Christian Craig

Comment: Craig moves up from GEICO Honda to fill in for Seely. He raced in place of the injured Ken Roczen in 2017 and finished 11th overall in the 450 Class despite missing two rounds.

#94—Ken Roczen

Comment: Roczen had been out since February with a hand injury sustained at San Diego Supercross. A few days ago, Roczen posted on Instagram that he just completed his first full-length motos. Hangtown will mark the first outdoor race since August 27, 2016 for the two-time 450 Pro Motocross champion.  

Craig will move up to the 450 Class with Honda HRC.
Craig will move up to the 450 Class with Honda HRC. Rich Shepherd

Comment: After his Sample B confirmed the results of his Sample A in a World Anti-Doping test conducted at San Diego, KTM terminated its agreement with Tickle. KTM has not mentioned hiring a replacement rider for Tickle.

#25—Marvin Musquin

Comment: Musquin finished runner-up to Eli Tomac in the 450 championship in 2017. He won six of the last ten motos to end the year.

Musquin placed second to Tomac in last year's Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.
Musquin placed second to Tomac in last year's Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Jeff Kardas

Comment: Baggett is entering his second year with the team and recently signed a three-year extension to remain with Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS through 2021. He was in the title mix in 2017 before injuring his thumb at RedBud. He still finished third in points.

#60—Benny Bloss

Comment: Since turning pro following the 2015 Loretta Lynn Amateur National Championship, Bloss has competed in the 450 Class in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. He finished 19th overall last year after missing the opening seven rounds of the championship with a shoulder injury.

Baggett is coming off another thumb injury sustained at the Atlanta Supercross, but returned to form at the end of the season, making the podium twice in the final two rounds.
Baggett is coming off another thumb injury sustained at the Atlanta Supercross, but returned to form at the end of the season, making the podium twice in the final two rounds. Rich Shepherd

Comment: Anderson missed most of last year due to various injuries, but he was in contention for overall wins when he was healthy. He’s coming off a grueling 450 title campaign in Monster Energy Supercross in which he captured his first career 450SX title. He won two motos last year, but has yet to win an overall, in either class, in Pro Motocross.

#15—Dean Wilson

Comment: Wilson sustained a torn ACL last week during a testing session at Glen Helen. He’s expected to miss the entire season.

Anderson is coming off his 2018 Monster Energy Supercross Championship title win.
Anderson is coming off his 2018 Monster Energy Supercross Championship title win. Simon Cudby

Comment: Although he’s back on the bike, Bogle is expected to miss at least the few first rounds as he continues to recover from a broken humerus and a small fracture to his L2 vertebrae sustained in a crash in San Diego.

#27—Malcolm Stewart

Comment: Stewart was on a supercross-only fill-in deal with the team. He recently stated he does not plan on riding Pro Motocross this year.

#34—Weston Peick

Comment: Peick finished eighth in 450 Class points with the team in 2017.

Peick, who placed sixth overall in Monster Energy Supercross, will continue to ride for Autotrader/Yoshimura Suzuki.
Peick, who placed sixth overall in Monster Energy Supercross, will continue to ride for Autotrader/Yoshimura Suzuki. Simon Cudby

Comment: The defending 450 Class champion is looking to repeat this summer. In 2017, he won nine motos and four overalls.

#33—Josh Grant

Comment: Grant is out for the opening few rounds as he continues to recover from a fracture to his right tibia sustained in Arlington.

Tomac won the 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship with a 17-point lead.
Tomac won the 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship with a 17-point lead. Jeff Kardas

Comment: Webb is expected to be out until at least after round four at High Point as he recovers from a fracture to his tibia and fibula sustained in Minneapolis.

#51—Justin Barcia

Comment: Barcia started the year as a fill-in for the injured Davi Millsaps, but was signed through the end of 2018 when Millsaps announced his retirement.

#91—Alex Ray

Comment: A-Ray got the surprise call to fill in for Webb. He will begin racing at round two at Glen Helen and race through High Point, at which time it will be a week-by-week assessment until Webb returns.

Barcia was signed to race the rest of the year with Monster Energy/Factory Yamaha after Millsaps announced his retirement.
Barcia was signed to race the rest of the year with Monster Energy/Factory Yamaha after Millsaps announced his retirement. Rich Shepherd

Comment: The team is supercross-only and will not compete in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

CR22/Boost Mobile/Husqvarna

Comment: Reed was on a supercross-only deal.

CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha

Comment: The team will not have a 450 rider in Pro Motocross. A-Ray is filling in at Monster Energy Factory Yamaha.

Comment: The team was supercross-only. Cunningham and Miller will race outdoors as privateers. We’re unsure if Pipes is racing this summer.  

Nut Up/LVN 100 Suzuki

Comment: The team was supercross-only.