Thor Riders Run Up Front at Dodger Stadium

JANESVILLE, WI – January 23, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Thor riders were out in force over the weekend, taking on the track inside Dodger Stadium at the Monster Energy Supercross.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

Thor’s Jake Weimer grabbed his first main-event holeshot in the Supercross Class and put his Kawasaki out front for the first five laps. On Lap 6, Weimer was run high in a corner and went down, but remounted and worked his way up to 11th by the end of the race. Ryan Villopoto made his way up to fourth after going off the track on the opening lap. Class rookie Broc Tickle put in the best ride of the season with a solid eighth-place finish.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

In the Supercross Lites class, Dean Wilson got back onto the podium with a second-place finish, while teammate Tyla Rattray finished just off podium in fourth.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

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About Thor Motocross
Thor is the originator of motocross apparel. When Torsten Hallman made his first U.S trip to race and promote motocross in 1966, he began developing T.H.O.R. (Torsten Halman Original Racewear) riding gear. Thor is a hardcore, grass roots company that is continued proof of what it takes to reach the top and more importantly, how to stay there. It is the only company with over 40 years of experience in the motocross marketplace.

Thor combines design and marketing, with superior distribution through Parts Unlimited to reach it’s thousands of dealers and consumers. Thor prides itself on key selling features like quality, strength and performance. Thor is more than a brand. It’s a lifestyle.

About Parts Unlimited
Parts Unlimited is the world’s largest distributor of aftermarket accessories in the powersports industry and is owned by LeMans Corporation headquartered in Janesville, Wisconsin. Parts Unlimited sells to over 12,000 dealerships world wide and continues to expand its market penetration with its sister companies, Parts Canada, Parts Europe and Drag Specialties.

Parts Unlimited continues to promote racing through its campaign WE SUPPORT THE SPORT®, helping to drive consumers to dealerships, while entertaining its dealers through hospitalities at the events it sponsors.

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