Thor’s Villopoto Regains Points Lead with Second Win from Angel Stadium

JANESVILLE, WI – February 6, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Once again Thor’s Ryan Villopoto shined at Angel Stadium, taking his second win of the season in front of a sold-out crowd in Anaheim, Calif. The night started off right with Villopoto earning the win in his heat race. He was able to transfer that speed into the main event, grabbing the holeshot and taking the wire-to-wire win.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

Also in the Supercross Class, Brett Metcalfe battled his way through the pack to earn a ninth-place finish, while Supercross class rookie Broc Tickle earned his second top-10 finish of the season in 10th place. Jake Weimer pushed his way up to 11th, after starting 16th.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

After earning his heat race win, Thor’s Dean Wilson pressured for a podium position for much of the Supercross Lites race, eventually finishing fourth. Wilson currently sits second in the points standings, 22 points behind first.

Photo: Frank Hoppen

The sixth round of the Monster Energy Supercross is this weekend at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif.

For all the latest from Thor, be sure to visit thormx.com, Thor on Facebook and follow @ThorMXOfficial on Twitter.

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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